Benny Bensky is a big black dog with a nose for trouble. His owner, Rosie, and her best friend, Fran, are growing a giant pumpkin for the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off – and it looks like first prize (a ride on the first float in the parade at the country fair) is within their reach. But soon Benny and the girls are involved in solving a nefarious crime: someone is stealing the pumpkins, and what’s worse – the detective trio are getting the blame. On top of all this, Rosie must get glasses.
Mary Borsky’s second book about Benny and his human friends will delight the many young mystery buffs who giggled through Benny Bensky and the Perogy Palace.
Tundra author MARY BORSKY is from High Prairie, Alberta. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Alberta and went on to teach in Edmonton, Vancouver, and Frobisher Bay, as well as in Italy and Ethiopia. Borsky is the… More about Mary Borsky
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Published by Tundra Books Sep 24, 2002| 128 Pages| 5-1/8 x 7-5/8| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780887766077
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“The dialogue is witty, and the antics of Rosie, Fran and Benny, especially when they disguise themselves to go undercover, are fresh and delightful. In this, her companion novel to Benny Bensky and the Perogy Palace, Mary Borsky has written a fun-loving tale that young readers will thoroughly enjoy.” –CM Magazine
“Benny Bensky…is out to solve another wonderful mystery…Benny fans will be delighted with his return just in time to save the fall Pumpkin Festival from a certain disaster.” –Books
“It doesn’t matter what time of the year it is, Benny Bensky and the Giant Pumpkin Heist is a delightfully fun story…Highly recommended.” –HI-RISE