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Mr. Benedict's book of perplexing puzzles, elusive enigmas, and curious conundrums / Trenton Lee Stewart ; illustrations by Diana Sudyka.

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  • 13 of 14 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rowayton Library.
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Rowayton Library J STE (Text to phone) 33625122746832 Juvenile Green Dot Available -

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"Megan Tingley books."
Formatted Contents Note:
Puzzles, enigmas, and conundrums -- The message in the advertisements -- Dots and dashes -- The maze of pages -- Too close to call -- Geography test -- The Ten Man briefcase -- That's far enough -- Contrary indications -- Rhyme schemes and far-flung plans -- Moocho's perfect pie -- Observations and cold, hard facts -- The great Kate weather machine -- Mr. Curtain's controls -- Sticky's sweet -- Ducts and decoys -- Three ways out -- A is for apple -- Finding Milligan -- S.Q.'s vocabulization -- Salamander vs. Whisperer -- Madge's bird's-eye view -- Rare pair -- Tamil squares -- Jackson and Jillson's nursery rhyme -- Shortcuts and sudden turns -- Belize -- Unidentical twins -- Through the looking glass -- Welcome to memory terminal -- Six buckets -- Limericks and accusations -- Recollections and lucky predictions -- The show must not go on -- Processes and eliminations -- Third Island Prison -- The captain's coordinates -- Windows and mirrors -- Pencils and tranquilizer darts -- The last word -- Archival materials -- Classified advertisements -- Chess tournament photograph -- Personal profile : Reynie Muldoon Perumal -- Excerpts from The exhaustive encyclopedia of sleep -- "Search continues for quiz champ" -- Personal profile : George "Sticky" Washington -- Diagram of the Whisperer -- Circus poster -- Personal profile : Kate Wetherall -- L.T.V.E. rules -- Personal profile : Constance Contraire -- Constance's notebook -- Milligan's telegram -- Personal profile : Milligan -- MV shortcut brochure -- Government dossier : The Ten Men -- Government dossier : Ledroptha Curtain -- SAD pamphlet -- Personal profile : Rhonda Kazembe -- Government profile : Mr. Curtain's executives -- Mr. Curtain's brain -- The highest medal of bravery -- Personal profile : Nicholas Benedict.
Summary, etc.:
This companion volume to the best-selling Mysterious Benedict Society series features write-in and page-folding puzzles, riddles and brain teasers compiled by Mr. Benedict and his students to help fans determine if they are eligible society members. Volume includes a one-chapter preview of the series prequel The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict.
Subject: Puzzles > Juvenile literature.
Riddles, Juvenile.
Amusements > Juvenile literature.
Puzzles.
Riddles.
Amusements.
Genre: Riddles.

Syndetic Solutions - Author Notes for ISBN Number 0316181935
The Mysterious Benedict Society: Mr. Benedict's Book of Perplexing Puzzles, Elusive Enigmas, and Curious
The Mysterious Benedict Society: Mr. Benedict's Book of Perplexing Puzzles, Elusive Enigmas, and Curious
by Stewart, Trenton Lee; Sudyka, Diana (Illustrator)
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The Mysterious Benedict Society: Mr. Benedict's Book of Perplexing Puzzles, Elusive Enigmas, and Curious

Trenton Lee Stewart was born in 1970. He graduated from the Iowa Writer's Workshop and wrote the adult novel "Flood Summer" in 2005. He has since become a children's novelist with the three part series - "The Mysterious Benedict Society" - which includes "The Perilous Journey" and "The Prisoner's Dilemma." He also teaches creative writing. (Bowker Author Biography)


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