You Wish #1

You Wish #1

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Overview

You Wish #1 by Jason Lethcoe, Kirill Chelushkin

On his eleventh birthday, sad, orphaned Benjamin Bartholomew Piff accidentally adheres to all of the wishing rules—and, in wishing for the mother lode of limitless wishes, he unknowingly sets into a motion a chain of events that threatens to disrupt the balance between the magical realm of wishes and curses. Before long, Benjamin has been recruited by the Wishworks Factory director himself to fight the evil henchmen of the Curseworks Factory. In the process, Benjamin will reclaim his original wish—giving new credence to the old adage: “Be careful what you wish for . . . ”

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780448444963
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 04/05/2007
Series: Benjamin Bartholomew Piff Series , #1
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.48(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Jason Lethcoe is the author and illustrator of several books, including the Zoom's Academy series. Prior to writing and illustrating books, Mr. Lethcoe worked for seventeen years in the Hollywood animation industry as a storyboard artist for several studios, including Walt Disney Feature Animation and Sony Pictures.

He does most of his writing on his 30-foot sail boat called The Moon and lives in California with his wife and his three kids. There are rumors that he is affiliated with a mysterious society of adventurers called the Brotherhood of Thaumaturgic Cartographers, but he refuses to elaborate on his involvement for fear of divulging their secrets.

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You Wish #1 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I read this book and LOVED it! This book is one of the best books i have evr read. Ben Piff goes through a lot from his parents in a plane crash, to almost completely upsetting the fragile balance of the magical universe. Trust me on this one you or a friend/child will love this book just as much as I do.
SCHSReader1 More than 1 year ago
Do you know the book that is called You Wish? I think this book is excellent because of the main character Benjamin, he wished for the most dangerous wish of all… to have unlimited wishes. What is also amazing is that the book isn't in the first person point of view so you can know what everyone is thinking. When Ben was younger, his mother and father got killed on an airplane and ever since then he has been an orphanage. This book lets you see what Ben is doing in one chapter or more and Candlewick the next. I would really recommend reading this book if you like Non-fiction books and like a book that has a problem and then the problem get fixed. In my opinion, I think that this would be a good book if you have to read it to someone who couldn't read, like your younger siblings, or to a class, although of course, it would take a few days or weeks to accomplish.
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Amajorbibliophile More than 1 year ago
"You Wish," written and illustrated by Jason Lethcoe, is the first book in The Misadventures of Benjamin Bartholomew Piff series. Packed full of action and humor, this book is a very fun, enjoyable adventure which is clearly in a league of its own! Readers will find themselves quickly turning the pages in "You Wish," because it is absolutely impossible to put down! After finishing this novel, all readers will definitely try to get their hands on book two, "Wishful Thinking," as soon as possible!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
i loved this book and i am just now trying to get the second book because i already have the third but i have also heard there is a forth book i have searched all over b&n and cant find it perhapes amozon or ebay would have it???? but thats not the point if you are looking at buying this book for a grandchild,son,daughter,neice,nephew,family member or just for yourself its a great buy
Guest More than 1 year ago
I thought this book was outstanding! It was a great book to read and I think everyone should read it too!
Guest More than 1 year ago
a very simple but interesting plot with many twists and turns.A great book for everyone who knows how to read!
Guest More than 1 year ago
A wonderful book to read and simple, yet the plot was great. I loved the characters. I'm 22 and I still loved this book. I can see this book as a movie easily because I could picture it in my mind. Can't wait to read the next one! I would recommend this to any young reader or anyone.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Great book! Easy to read, holds the readers interest. Has a great story line with magical creatures. I'm reading the second in the series now.