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Benton, Jim

Overview
Works: 351 works in 1,142 publications in 14 languages and 49,066 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Diary fiction  Science fiction  Time-travel fiction  Diaries  Voyages, Imaginary 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Illustrator, Scenarist
Classifications: PZ73, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Lunch walks among us by Jim Benton( Book )
31 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,358 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
The Fran that time forgot by Jim Benton( Book )
25 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 2,135 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
Let's pretend this never happened by Jim Benton( Book )
44 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,113 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 invisible Fran by Jim Benton( Book )
30 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,089 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. Grade 2-4. 2004. (Franny K. Stein, mad scientist ; 3)
Frantastic voyage by Jim Benton( Book )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 2,015 libraries worldwide
When her lab assistant, Igor the dog, swallows a doomsday device with a ticking clock, Franny K. Stein shrinks herself down in a miniature machine and enters the body of her beloved pooch to track down the device and stop it from going off
My pants are haunted : by Jamie Kelly by Jim Benton( Book )
33 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,908 libraries worldwide
Jamie Kelly writes in her diary about her new jeans, which seemingly cause events that affect both her popularity and her efforts to get close to the eighth cutest boy in school, Hudson Rivers
Attack of the 50-ft. Cupid by Jim Benton( Book )
29 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,812 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
Am I the princess or the frog? : Jim Benton's tales from Mackerel Middle School by Jim Benton( Book )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,791 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
The Fran with four brains by Jim Benton( Book )
24 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,713 libraries worldwide
With so much on her plate, like creating monsters out of meat by-products and dealing with overgrown babies, mad scientist Fran decides that the only way to get all her tasks done is to create Franbots, steel-plated duplicates of herself with minds of their own
Never do anything ever by Jim Benton( Book )
34 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,662 libraries worldwide
Jamie Kelly shares with her diary her search for inner beauty, dealing with fund raising, and problems in Phys ed class
Can adults become human? by Jim Benton( Book )
33 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,612 libraries worldwide
Jamie Kelly shares with her diary her attempts to understand adults and how they act
The Frandidate by Jim Benton( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,594 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 )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,488 libraries worldwide
Jamie Kelly writes in her diary about the thrilling news that students from Wodehouse Middle School will be taught at various nearby schools, including Mackerel Middle School, due to a ventilation problem
It's not my fault I know everything by Jim Benton( Book )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,400 libraries worldwide
Jamie Kelly documents events in her diary as she becomes dog-in-laws with her enemy, Angeline, her class's journal-writing assignment goes badly wrong, and her friend Isabella starts being nice to Angeline
Never underestimate your dumbness : by Jamie Kelly by Jim Benton( Book )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,399 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
That's what friends aren't for by Jim Benton( Book )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,297 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 )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,243 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 1,211 libraries worldwide
Y'a de l'amour dans l'air? Quel est donc ce phénomène bizarre ? Bien plus bizarre que de commencer l'année scolaire avec de nouveaux enseignants. Et plus bizarre que de voir l'amitié naître entre Jasmine, Isabella et Angeline (ce qui est déjà très, très bizarre). Aussi incroyable et aussi inexplicable que cela puisse paraître, Jasmine Kelly peut comprendre les créatures les plus mystérieuses au monde : les garçons ! Jasmine a des superpouvoirs. C'est la seule explication !
School. Hasn't this gone on long enough? by Jim Benton( Book )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,148 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 )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,083 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
Kelly, Jamie, 1960-
בנטון, ג'ים 1960-
벤턴, 짐 1960-
벤튼, 짐 1960-
ベントン, ジム
Languages
English (392)
French (35)
Spanish (20)
Japanese (6)
Portuguese (4)
Hebrew (4)
Danish (3)
Basque (2)
Bokmal, Norwegian (2)
Finnish (2)
Chinese (1)
Serbian (1)
Polish (1)
Korean (1)
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