Donald J. Sobol

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Birthday
4, 1924
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 11, 2012 (87)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
4, 1924
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 11, 2012 (87)

About

An award-winning children's author, he is best known for his Encyclopedia Brown books, which focus on the adventures of a young and intensely smart detective.

Before Fame

Before studying at Oberlin College, he was a member of the World War II Army Corps of Engineers. He began his writing career with The New York Sun.

Trivia

He was the author of almost seventy children's and nonfiction books, and he also wrote for numerous magazines using various pen names.

Family Life

He was married to Rose Tiplitz Sobol.

Associated With

He and fellow author, Sue Grafton, were both recipients of Mystery Writers of America awards.

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