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Benton, Jim

Overview
Works: 253 works in 976 publications in 13 languages and 44,466 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Diary fiction  Humorous fiction  Diaries 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ73, FIC
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Lunch walks among us by Jim Benton( Book )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,232 libraries worldwide
Franny K. Stein is a mad scientist who prefers all things spooky and creepy, but when she has trouble making friends at her new school she experiments with fitting in -- which works until a monster erupts from the trashcan
Let's pretend this never happened by Jim Benton( Book )
48 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,102 libraries worldwide
In her diary, middle school student Jamie Kelly describes her life at home and at school, including her attempts to triumph over her nemesis, the beautiful and popular Angeline
The Fran that time forgot by Jim Benton( Book )
23 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 2,096 libraries worldwide
When her embarrassing middle name is revealed at school, mad scientist Franny K. Stein experiments with time in order to return to the past and give herself a more dignified name
The invisible Fran by Jim Benton( Book )
23 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,062 libraries worldwide
When Franny Stein, self-styled mad scientist, creates a robot to show her school friends the joys of science, she ends up learning something from them instead
Attack of the 50-ft. Cupid by Jim Benton( Book )
32 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,973 libraries worldwide
Frannie tries to prevent chaos when her new lab assistant, Igor, a dog of many breeds, accidentally lets loose a giant, fifty-foot, arrow-shooting cupid
Frantastic voyage by Jim Benton( Book )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,964 libraries worldwide
Reduced to miniature size, Franny travels through her pet dog's nostril and into his stomach
My pants are haunted : by Jamie Kelly by Jim Benton( Book )
43 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,912 libraries worldwide
This is the (nearly) true confessions of Jamie Kelly. They were just an ordinary soft pair of second-hand jeans until Jamie Kelly tried them on. Then they became tight, smelly and scratchy - with a bit of a haunting problem!
Am I the princess or the frog? : Jim Benton's tales from Mackerel Middle School by Jim Benton( Book )
34 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,812 libraries worldwide
Jamie is crushing on Hudson. Someone too-gross-to-be- named is crushing on Jamie. And Hudson is crushing on ... Princess Turd of Turdsylvania (a.k.a. The Prettiest Girl in the World). Middle school may be grim, but it's no fairy tale. And crazy doesn't even begin to cover it. Jamie Kelly writes in her diary about her crush on Mr. Prince, the new student teacher at Mackerel Middle School, and she feels certain that he is the secret admirer who is sending her love poems. Suggested level: primary
Never do anything ever by Jim Benton( Book )
35 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,651 libraries worldwide
Jamie Kelly shares with her diary her search for inner beauty, dealing with fund raising, and problems in Phys ed class
The Fran with four brains by Jim Benton( Book )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,645 libraries worldwide
With so much on her plate, like creating monsters and dealing with overgrown babies, mad scientist Fran decides that the only way to get all her tasks done is to create Franbots
Can adults become human? by Jim Benton( Book )
33 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,597 libraries worldwide
Jamie Kelly writes in her diary about her social studies teacher, Mr. VanDoy, the budding relationship between her Aunt Carol and Assistant Principal Devon, and the real story behind Isabella's detention
The Frandidate by Jim Benton( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,534 libraries worldwide
Determined to be elected class president, mad scientist Frannie K. Stein uses her Atomic Combiner to create a suit that makes her seem to be whatever a voter wants her to be, but the suit has plans of its own
The problem with here is that it's where I'm from : by Jamie Kelly by Jim Benton( Book )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,442 libraries worldwide
Jamie Kelly shares with her diary her excitement about the fact that students from Wodehouse Middle School will be going to Mackerel Middle School temporarily
Never underestimate your dumbness : by Jamie Kelly by Jim Benton( Book )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,395 libraries worldwide
" ... Isabella is probably right. She almost always is ... But of all the dumb things she's ever done, this has got to be the dumbest ..."--Cover back
It's not my fault I know everything by Jim Benton( Book )
23 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,361 libraries worldwide
Jamie Kelly looks back through her very oldest diaries, and is amazed at how dumb she used to be considering how smart she is now
That's what friends aren't for by Jim Benton( Book )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,254 libraries worldwide
Jamie is upset because she is now automatic friends with her old enemy Angeline, and so she tries to find something that she and her real friend, Isabella, can do together for the school talent show without Angeline
The worst things in life are also free by Jim Benton( Book )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,189 libraries worldwide
It is summer vacation, and Jamie, Angeline, and Isabella need money so that they can go to Screamotopia Amusement Park, but none of their money-making schemes are very profitable
Okay, so maybe I do have superpowers : by Jamie Kelly by Jim Benton( Book )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,178 libraries worldwide
As their school gets ready for the annual Fun Fair, Jamie and Isabella agree to compete in the bottle toss game with terrible consequences for the loser
School. Hasn't this gone on long enough? by Jim Benton( Book )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,104 libraries worldwide
Jamie's struggles continue with school issues and grades, especially in math, as she ponders life's big questions
Me! : (Just like you, only better) by Jim Benton( Book )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,070 libraries worldwide
Jamie Kelly is back with an all-new diary involving Angeline, her "flawless" friend
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Kelly, Jamie

Benton, J. K. 1960-
Benton, James K.
Benton, Jim, 1960-
Benton, Jim K. 1960-
Jim Benton American illustrator and children's writer, known for It's Happy Bunny
Jim Benton Amerikaans schrijver
Kelly, Jamie
בנטון, ג'ים 1960-
ベントン, ジム
Languages
English (362)
French (69)
Spanish (31)
Hebrew (9)
Portuguese (7)
Japanese (6)
Danish (5)
Chinese (3)
Polish (3)
Korean (2)
Basque (2)
Finnish (2)
German (1)
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