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Author Archive: "Trenton Lee Stewart"

Kids’ Q&A: Trenton Lee Stewart

Describe your new book.
The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma is the third adventure featuring four diversely talented children brought together by an eccentric genius named Mr. Benedict. The children's original mission (in the first book) was to uncover a secret, society-threatening menace, a complex and dangerous task that compelled them to work together to solve riddles, puzzles, and other clues, accomplishing as a team — and eventually as close friends — what most adults could not. Their subsequent adventures, last recorded in The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey and now in this new book, likewise call for the solving of riddles and clues, as well as abundant resourcefulness and no shortage of quick wits and bravery.

To be more specific about Prisoner's Dilemma, there is a secret agent, a falcon, a circus strong man, a mind-control device, a blackout, a trap, a hidden door, an amphibious vehicle, several tense moments, and a potted ficus. But now I've ...

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