The Perilous Journey (Mysterious Benedict Society #2)

Author(s): Trenton Lee Stewart; Diana Sudyka (Illustrator)

Middle Fiction

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.

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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"

Trenton Lee Stewart is the author of the New York Times bestselling Mysterious Benedict Society series as well as Flood Summer, a novel for adults. He lives in Arkansas with his wife and two sons.Diana Sudyka received a Masters of Fine Art from Northwestern University. She lives and works in Chicago as an artist.

General Fields

  • : 9780316036733
  • : Little Brown & Company
  • : Orbit
  • : May 2009
  • : 192mm X 133mm X 30mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Trenton Lee Stewart; Diana Sudyka (Illustrator)
  • : Paperback
  • : Diana Sudyka
  • : English
  • : 813.6
  • : Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
  • : 2007031540
  • : 464
  • : Fiction; Personal awareness: family, relationship & social issues
  • : illustrations