Who are the main characters in Encyclopedia Brown?

Who are the main characters in Encyclopedia Brown?

Sally Kimball is a fictional character in the Encyclopedia Brown book series by Donald Sobol….

Sally Kimball
Encyclopedia Brown character
First appearance Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective
Last appearance Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Soccer Scheme
Created by Donald Sobol

How does Encyclopedia Brown solve mysteries?

Books featuring Brown are subdivided into a number—usually ten or more—of (possibly interlinked) short stories, each of which presents a mystery. The mysteries are intended to be solved by the reader, thanks to the placement of a logical or factual inconsistency somewhere within the text.

What level book is Encyclopedia Brown?

Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective

Interest Level Grade 2 – Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JUV028000, JUV045000
Genre Chapter Books, Fiction
Copyright 2015

Who wrote Encyclopedia Brown books?

Donald J. Sobol
Encyclopedia Brown books/Authors

Sobol, Creator of Encyclopedia Brown, Dies at 87. Donald J. Sobol, the creator of Encyclopedia Brown, the clever boy detective who made bookworms of many a reluctant young reader, died on Wednesday in South Miami.

What is the setting of Encyclopedia Brown?

Each Encyclopedia Brown book contained around 10 mysteries that Encyclopedia would solve – either a kid-centered minor crime (often involving local bully Bugs Meany, the leader of a local gang called the Tigers), or a real case that vexed his father, the police chief of the fictional town of Idaville, Florida.

What age is Encyclopedia Brown for?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780142408889
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 29,216
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 560L (what’s this?)

What is the genre of Encyclopedia Brown?

Found in Children’s Middle Grade Mystery & Detective Books Everyone’s favorite boy detective! Leroy Brown, aka Encyclopedia Brown, can solve any crime for just 25 cents a day (plus expenses), and usually before dinner time.

Who is Encyclopedia Brown by?

Encyclopedia Brown books/Authors

What age is Encyclopedia Brown Good For?

I’d recommend them for ages 9 and up, and I think they’re good for both precocious and reluctant readers, especially if your kids won’t get too hung up on not being able to solve the mysteries before reading the solution.

How many encyclopedia books are there?

There are 15 official editions of the encyclopaedia, with some extensions to the 3rd and 5th editions (see the Table below). Actually, one can say that the 10th edition was only an extension to the 9th edition, and the 12th and 13th editions were extensions to the 11th edition.

How many pages are in the book Encyclopedia Brown?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780142409855
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 10/18/2007
Series: Encyclopedia Brown Series
Pages: 384

What is Encyclopedia Brown’s real name?

Leroy Brown, aka Encyclopedia Brown, is Idaville’s ten-year-old star detective.

Who is the author of the Encyclopedia Brown series?

Encyclopedia Brown is a series of books featuring the adventures of boy detective Leroy Brown, nicknamed “Encyclopedia” for his intelligence and range of knowledge. The series of 29 children’s novels was written (one co-written) by Donald J. Sobol, with the first book published in 1963 and the last published posthumously in 2012.

Who is the boy detective in Encyclopedia Brown?

Cover of the first edition of Encyclopedia Brown: Boy Detective (1963) Encyclopedia Brown is a series of books featuring the adventures of boy detective Leroy Brown, nicknamed “Encyclopedia” for his intelligence and range of knowledge.

How is the Encyclopedia Brown mystery series self contained?

Each book in the Encyclopedia Brown mystery series is self-contained in that the reader is not required to have read earlier books in order to understand the stories. The major characters, settings, etc. are usually introduced (or reintroduced) in each book.

Is there tension in the Encyclopedia Brown series?

Occasionally a bully will threaten another kid, and there are brief moments of tension in each mystery, but all so mild that nothing will likely register with readers at this age. Parents need to know that Donald J. Sobol’s Encyclopedia Brown series is just as fun to read in its reprinted editions as it was in 1963.

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