The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey by Trenton Lee Stewart

The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey

Written by Trenton Lee Stewart

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Here you will meet four very unusual children each with three things in common – all orphans, all incredibly talented and all utterly and completely honest. They are each members of the Mysterious Benedict Society and in this the second book the children are sent on another mind-bending mission that takes them across the world. Readers will be plunged into a world of puzzles and logic, testing their ingenuity and cunning as well as that of the four children. It’s fast-paced, brilliantly plotted and the characters are incredibly endearing in their own individual ways. Don’t let any 9+ year old miss this one. Like the first one it’s an absolute gem.


The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey by Trenton Lee Stewart

It should have been a celebration party, but now it's another mind-bending mission for the children of the Mysterious Benedict Society. Join Reynie, Kate, Sticky and Constance as they race across the globe by train, bicycle and ship to save their beloved Mr Benedict. It's a perilous journey that will test all their unusual talents.


Praise for The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey * .. .this is not just a rip-roaring adventure with plenty of clever twists and hair's-breadth escapes, but also a warm and satisfying tale about friendship. - School Library Journal (*STARRED review*)

Trust, friendship, human nature, pride, and courage underlie the story and add depth... This classic struggle of good versus evil also includes the many layers in between. - VOYA .. .entertainingly quirky... - Kirkus

About the Author

Trenton Lee Stewart

Trenton Lee Stewart is a first-time children’s novelist who teaches creative writing. He graduated from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. The idea for this novel came from his belief that children are often seen, rarely heard, and always underestimated! He lives with his wife in Little Rock, Arkansas, where he is inspired by his two sons!

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Chicken House Ltd

Publication date

5th April 2010




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