Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Treasure Hunt (Encyclopedia Brown #17)
Donald J. Sobol
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Suspects who are identical twins...
A leaking tent...
Magical worm pills...
A zebra's portrait...
And a sheet of toilet paper from Spain that's been swiped!
These are just some of the ten brain-twisting mysteries that Encyclopedia Brown must solve by using his famous computerlike brain. Try crack the cases along with him--the answer to all the mysteries are found in the back!
The Case of the Masked Robber 2 The Case of the Round Pizza 3 The Case of Bugs’s Zebra 4 The Case of the Treasure Hunt 5 The Case of the Stolen Jewels 6 The Case of the Painting Contest 7 The Case of Orson’s Tree 8 The Case of Lathrop’s Hobby 9 The Case of the Leaking Tent 10 The Case of the Worm Pills Solutions About the Author The Case of the Masked Robber In police stations across the United States, the same question was asked again and again. Why did every grown-up or child
were a few marshmallows and a birthday gift, a box of chocolates, for his mother. As the detectives got off the bus, Sally looked worried. “I don’t know a Phil Birch,” she said. “I wonder if this is another of Bugs Meany’s tricks. We could be walking into a trap.” “We’ll just have to watch our step,” Encyclopedia murmured. “Phil Birch said he may have left the shopping bag under a bench near the antelopes,” Sally said. The crowd at the zoo was light, and the detectives reached the antelope
congratulated Encyclopedia. “How did you figure out which house to watch?” he asked. “I’d like to know, too, Encyclopedia,” Sally said. “In all the excitement, you never told me!” HOW DID ENCYCLOPEDIA KNOW WHICH HOUSE TO WATCH? (Turn to this page for the solution to The Case of the Stolen Jewels.) The Case of the Painting Contest Pablo Pizzaro was Idaville’s greatest child artist. The fifth-grader had won first prize at the Talent Day in April. His winning statue, titled
speed-painting contest,” Pablo said. “It’s open to any amateur artist in the state. How fast you paint counts more than how well you paint.” He led the detectives to a corner of the gym. A group of modern art lovers gazed at a white canvas set upon an easel. “What soul—superb!” a woman gushed. “A major breakthrough!” “The canvas is white because it hasn’t been painted on yet,” Pablo whispered disgustedly. A man with a judge’s badge moved the onlookers back. “Our first speed-painter,” he
asked. The detective picked up the muddy bandage and penny. “These.” Benny’s face brightened. “Are they clues?” Encyclopedia nodded slowly, thoughtfully. “But they only tell how the holes in the tent were made, not who made them.” “I know who made them,” Charlie said. “Gower Bell and John Carter. Benny’s snoring kept them awake, so they put holes in his tent, the dirty rats!” Charlie was all for marching over to Gower Bell and John Carter and knocking heads. Encyclopedia calmed him down.