The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey (Paperback)

The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey By Trenton Lee Stewart, Diana Sudyka (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Trenton Lee Stewart, Diana Sudyka (Illustrator)
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This is book number 2 in the The Mysterious Benedict Society series.

Description


The fearsome foursome is back in the second installment of the New York Times bestselling series praised by Rick Riordan!

The Mysterious Benedict Society is up against a new mission, significantly closer to home. After reuniting for a celebratory scavenger hunt, Reynie, Kate, Sticky, and Constance are forced to go on an unexpected search—a search to find Mr. Benedict. It seems that while he was preparing the kids' adventure, he stepped right into a trap orchestrated by his evil twin Mr. Curtain.

With only one week to find a captured Mr. Benedict, the gifted foursome faces their greatest challenge of all—a challenge that will reinforce the reasons they were brought together in the first place and will require them to fight for the very namesake that united them.

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.

Diana Sudyka lives and works in Evanston, Illinois, with her family. She is the author-illustrator of Little Land, and her illustrations have been featured in numerous other books, including Dear Treefrog by Joyce Sidman, Would You Come Too? by Liz Garton Scanlon, and The New York Times bestselling Mysterious Benedict Society series by Trenton Lee Stewart.

Praise For…


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*)

"Stewart keeps interest high throughout the journey with first-rate brainteasers, interludes of physical danger, and the children's own complex dynamics... [readers] will find this sequel a worthy successor." - Horn Book

"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

"Crafty and involving for readers as they figure out clues alongside the [characters]... every bit as chunky and satisfying as the first, this adventure will delight fans." - The Bulletin


Product Details
ISBN: 9780316036733
ISBN-10: 0316036730
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: May 1st, 2009
Pages: 464
Language: English
Series: The Mysterious Benedict Society