Trenton Lee Stewart is the author of the award-winning and New York Times bestselling Mysterious Benedict Society series. He lives in Arkansas with his wife and two sons.
Diana Sudyka received a master of fine arts degree from Northwestern University. She lives and works in Chicago as an artist.
Praise for The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict *
"Gives readers a reason to fall in love with the series all over
again...[with] adventures, danger, cleverness, dry wit, and
good-hearted characters at the center of the
action."--Booklist, starred review
Praise for The Mysterious Benedict Society "Great cast of characters, lots of cool puzzles and mysteries. This book reminded me of some of the better children's books I grew up with, like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The Phantom Tollbooth." --Rick Riordan
"Stewart's dry wit and character ingenuity is sprinkled throughout...enjoyable and charming."--Library Media Connection
"Fans will be thrilled with the rich backstory of a beloved character."--School Library Journal
"Stewart balances the elements of his story beautifully, using the mystery puzzle to drive the plot while heightening tension through encounters with the Spiders and deepening the tenderness by following Nicholas's emotional development...[as] Mysterious Benedict Society fans have come to expect (and love) from master storyteller Stewart."--The Horn Book
"Stewart fills in the back story on the narcoleptic genius founder of the Mysterious Benedict Society...[with] admirable insight."--Kirkus Reviews