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  • Donald J. Sobol, Creator Of Encyclopedia Brown, Dead At 87

    Donald J. Sobol, Creator Of Encyclopedia Brown, Dead At 87

    Donald J. Sobol, author of the acclaimed Encyclopedia Brown series of children’s mystery books, died last Wednesday of natural causes. He was 87. The author released his first book in 1963 after receiving dozens of rejections. The series went on to sell millions of copies around the world and helped children become amateur sleuths, and, more important, taught them to question and… Read More