BOOKS

BOOKS WRITTEN AND ILLUSTRATED BY BEN



Tundra Books
2017 EISNER AWARD WINNER: BEST PUBLICATION FOR EARLY READERS, 2017 WASHINGTON STATE BOOK AWARD WINNER: BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS, 2017-2018 SUNSHINE STATE YOUNG READERS AWARD JR. PROGRAM WINNER, 2019 COLORADO CHILDREN'S JUNIOR BOOK AWARD WINNER, 2018-2019 PENNSYLVANIA YOUNG READERS CHOICE AWARD WINNER FOR GRADES KINDERGARTEN-GRADE 3, 2018-2019 BUCKAROO FINAL AWARD NOMINEE, JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD SELECTION

“Undersea adventures have never been so darn cute …. The incessant charm and unabashed joy should make this an easy sell. Swimmingly delightful and a guaranteed smile-maker.” –Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews
 “An utterly enchanting start to a series that’s bound to be popular among young readers.” Starred Review, School Library Journal

“Geez, Narwhal and Jellyfish are adorable. There’s no other word as appropriate for this duo… readers will likely clamor for the next outing.” –-Starred Review, Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books


SUPER NARWHAL AND JELLY JOLT - BOOK 2
2016 JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD SELECTION



“Good fun. For readers who like: their first chapter books with personality.” --Type Books

“(B)riming with whimsy and joy.” –School Library Journal



"Clanton's Narwhal and Jelly follow in the grand tradition of early reader buddy tails like Frog and Toad or Elephant and Piggie, and this latest tale is sure to find an honored place alongside them on young readers' bookshelves." -New York Journal of Books

"The text is short, sweet, and funny; this, combined with the memorable characters, makes dipping one's toes into independent reading a pleasure." -Booklist


Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

"Nothing wrong with the self-esteem of this moldy potato, who enters a cuteness contest against fluffy bunnies and cuddly kittens. Rot believes in himself until the world does too." Source: People Magazine, January 8, 2018, "People Picks: The Best New Books"

"Readers would be hard put to find a decomposing spud with a more winning personality." Source: Kirkus Reviews


Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
2017-2018 GEORGIA CHILDREN'S PICTUREBOOK AWARD WINNER (GRADES K-4), WANDA GAG BOOK AWARD WINNER


Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers



Candlewick



Candlewick


MO'S MUSTACHE
Tundra Books


The Table Sets Itself
Bloomsbury

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