The Mysterious Benedict Society

Trenton Lee Stewart (Author) Carson Ellis (Illustrator)

Product Details

$9.99  $9.19
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
April 01, 2008
5.2 X 7.6 X 1.4 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author

Trenton Lee Stewart is the author of the award-winning and New York Times bestselling Mysterious Benedict Society series. He lives in Arkansas with his wife and two sons.

Carson Ellis received her BFA from the University of Montana and has established a loyal following for her artistic collaborations with the band the Decemberists. She lives in Portland, Oregon.


"Do not miss this one. Buy two copies because they will be needed."--VOYA
"Real flashlight under the bedclothes material... this story flies past, thrilling us as it goes."--Horn Book
"Begins with a bang... resembles the otherwordly experience of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Fans of Roald Dahl or Blue Balliett will find a familiar blend of kid power, clues, and adventure."--School Library Journal, starred review
"Tackles personal concerns: abandonment, family, loyalty, and facing one's fears."--Booklist, starred review
"Dashes of mild humor and introspection rest on a solid base of suspense, mystery, and well-rounded characters, making this a satisfying dish for readers of varying tastes."--The Bulletin, starred review
"Great cast of characters, lots of cool puzzles and mysteries. This book reminded me of some of the better children's books I grew up with, like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The Phantom Tollbooth."--Rick Riordan