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About the Author

Jim Benton is an author and illustrator that resides in Michigan with his children and wife. He has his own studio and a variety of widely known characters such as Franny K. Stein and Happy Bunny. He also authors the Dear Dumb Diary series. Benton has won a variety of awards including an Austin show more ADDY for his work on an anti-drug campaign featuring Happy Bunny. show less
Disambiguation Notice:

Also writes under the name Jamie Kelly (from his Dear Dumb Diary series). Cf. VIAF.

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Works by Jim Benton

Lunch Walks Among Us (2003) 1,016 copies
My Pants Are Haunted! (2004) 992 copies
Never Do Anything, Ever (2005) 765 copies
The Invisible Fran (2004) 621 copies
Frantastic Voyage (2006) 610 copies
Can Adults Become Human? (2006) 601 copies
The Fran That Time Forgot (2005) 565 copies
Attack of the 50-Ft. Cupid (2004) 527 copies
The Fran with Four Brains (2006) 260 copies
It's Me (2019) 236 copies
The Frandidate (2008) 232 copies
It's Happy Bunny: Love Bites (2005) 123 copies
It's Me, Two (2019) 110 copies
The End (Almost) (2014) 108 copies
Let's Do a Thing! (2017) 75 copies
Me, Three! (2020) 75 copies
Four Me? (2020) 53 copies
The Handbook (2017) 51 copies
High Five! (2021) 49 copies
Piggy Paints (2015) 44 copies
Cherise the Niece (2008) 32 copies
Robot Kitties (2015) 25 copies
Five Stinky Socks (2015) 23 copies
Bad Hair Day (2019) 23 copies
Attack of the Stuff (2020) 20 copies
Clyde (2019) 20 copies
Where Did All the Dinos Go? (2016) 19 copies
Our Dumb Diary (2006) 16 copies
Recipe for Disaster (2020) 15 copies
Love Is Everywhere (2015) 13 copies
Where's My Fnurgle? (2015) 12 copies
Night of the Living Things (2017) 10 copies
Cow by the Tail (1943) 8 copies
Dear Dumb Diary (2013) 5 copies
Fann Club: Batman Squad (2023) 5 copies
Oublie ça! (2005) 5 copies
Dear Dumb Diary [2013 TV movie] (2013) — Author — 4 copies
Gli adulti sono umani? (2008) 1 copy
It's Me. 1 copy

Associated Works

The Boys' Book of the West (2005) — Contributor — 3 copies

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Works
160
Also by
1
Members
14,089
Popularity
#1,634
Rating
3.9
Reviews
189
ISBNs
674
Languages
10
Favorited
5

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