The 10-year-old detective solves "The Case of the Missing Garlic Bread" and other food-related mysteries. Menus and recipes for a Fourth of July party, a birthday brunch, and other occasions are also included. Series Information: Donald J. Sobol's "Encyclopedia Brown" series received a special Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He's everyone's favorite detective — and no wonder! Middle graders will have loads of fun trying to solve the crimes before sneakered detective Encyclopedia reveals the villains and the motives!