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ENCYCLOPEDIA BROWN /THE CASE OF THE SECRET PITCH /Sobol

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Here for your delectation is the SPECTACULAR RARE---------------ENCYCLOPEDIA BROWN AND THE CASE OF THE SECRET PITCH by Donald J. Sobol, Illustrated by Leonard Shortall. Leroy "Encyclopedia" Brown is a fictional boy detective, the main character in a long series of children's novels written by Donald J. Sobol since 1963. Only his parents and teachers call him by his given name of Leroy (a name he dislikes); the rest of the neighborhood children refer to him as Encyclopedia due to his intelligence and cleverness. A cross-eyed baseball pitch... A missing penknife named Excalibur... Poems that pack a punch... A kid-lover turned kidnapper... And some tall tales that come up short! These are just some of the ten brain-twisting mysteries that Encyclopedia Brown must solve by using his famous computerlike brain. Try to crack the cases along with him--the answers to all the mysteries are found in the back! What makes Sobolโ€™s books so much fun for the kids AND so educational is he gets them thinking. This isnโ€™t like your average mystery book where your author tries to keep you gusseing until the end and then surprises you. Mr. Sobel intentionally drops clues throughout the story for children to find, and invites them to solve the mystery at the end of each story. At the back of the book are the answers to each of the mysteries, so if a child gets too frustrated, he/she can always check. This is a great opportunity to share a love of books with your child and get involved with them in something fun and challenging. Plus, just wait โ€˜till they solve one YOU canโ€™t! PLUS----there are L-O-A-D-S of illustrations!! This is the OVERSIZED softcover stated Bantam Edition from July 1982. Other than an 1/8-inch paper tear at the bottom of the spine, both the cover and the book are in excellent condition. There are no rips, tears, markings, etc.---and the pages and binding are tight (see photo). **Note: All books listed as FIRST EDITIONS are stated by the publisher in words or number lines--or--only stated editions that include only the publisher and publication date. Check my feedback to see that I sell exactly as I describe. So bid soon for this magnificent, impossible-to-find CHILDREN'S COLLECTIBLE. I gladly accept PayPal and as preferable forms of payment (no personal checks!). Paypal is an acceptable alternative. I will ship internationally for additional charges. ALL OF MY LISTINGS ARE BETTER THAN AN AUCTION!! NAME THE REASONABLE PRICE YOU WANT TO PAY WHEN YOU CLICK BEST OFFER AND CHANCES ARE THE ITEM WILL BE YOURS--IMMEDIATELY!! NO WAITING FOR AN AUCTION TO END!! NEW!! NEW!! NEW! EVERY DAY WILL BE MARKDOWN SALE DAY IN MY STORE!!! HUGE DISCOUNTS WILL BE FOUND ON SPECIFIC ITEMS THAT CELEBRATE THE CALENDAR DAY ALL MARKDOWNS WILL LAST ONLY 24 HOURS---SO CHECK BACK EVERY DAY!! CLICK HERE-------- _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ WANT TO SEE MORE?? FOR EXTRA-SPECIAL SAVINGS GO TO: BARRYS BARGAIN BIN for BOOKS THOUSANDS OF UNIQUE TITLES (no duplication) ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY FIRST EDITION ! MUSIC IN ALL GENRES AND FORMATS (lps, 45s, 78s, and cassettes) ASSORTED RARE CURIOSITIES EVERYTHING (except death and taxes) IS NEGOTIABLE! MAKE ME AN OFFER I CAN'T REFUSE!! (NO HORSE'S HEAD IN THE BED, PLEASE!) ALL REASONABLE OFFERS WILL BE ACCEPTED!!! (EVEN THE OCCASIONAL UNREASONABLE OFFER) Be sure to add me to your favorites list 071108
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