Excellent, Intermdiate, Trenton Lee Stewart, Diana Sudyka, Travel, Friendship, Talents, Confidence, Adventure
Mr. Benedict has planned a surprise for his four young friends, but it turns out his evil twin Mr. Curtain has a far darker surprise for them all. Mr. Curtain has kidnapped Mr. Benedict and his right hand woman Number Two. Reynie, Kate, Sticky, and Constance set out to rescue their adult friends. They travel by sea, train, and plane to reach the island on which the prisoners are being held following the clues left behind by Mr. Benedict as part of his surprise. With help from Milligan, the kids rescue their friends and stop another of Mr. Curtain’s plots to take over the world. However, once again they fail to capture the mad scientist.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
"The Mysterious Benedict Society: The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey,"
Children's Book and Media Review: Vol. 39
, Article 46.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cbmr/vol39/iss5/46