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Wishful Thinking (The Misadventures of Benjamin Bartholomew Piff #2)

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Benjamin Bartholomew Piff thought all of his wishes had finally come true—he’s traded in his soggy cot at Pinch’s Home for Wayward Boys for a Feathered Funicula at the Wishworks Factory. He’s even been named manager of Kids’ Birthday Wishes (ages 3–12)—and he can’t wait to settle in to his new (and improved!) life. But when Ben slips briefly and reveals his identity, his s ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published July 5th 2007 by Grosset & Dunlap (first published 2007)
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The story has the main character of Benjamin Bartholomew Biff. His cousin, named Penelope Pauline Piff, took over the Wishworks factory. She and Thornblood have soldiers. Thornblood is the president of Curseworks factory. So Benjamin has to find Candlewick because he disappeared when his cousin took over the factory. They need him to get the secret weapons working. They go and find him. They keep on fighting against the horrible sniffers and the spider monkeys. They take the factory back. They c ...more
Cecilia Rodriguez
Ben has recently been promoted to Manager of Kid's birthday wishes, and on his first solo mission, he makes a very big mistake.
Ben sets off on a quest to correct the his error and save Wishworks.
Brinlie Clark
It'd be hard to understand unless you've read the 1st one. It was pretty cute and for me it was an easy-read. It kind of shows you should give time to your kids or else they'll bring world-havoc. It also shows you should be careful what you say because it might be the last thing you get to say to them. Oh and also jealousy is a bad feeling that you shouldn't harbor.
Apr 10, 2008 Jenie rated it 2 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: young fans of Harry Potter
Readers too young for Harry Potter may enjoy this series but would do better having mom or dad read it to or along with them, as there are lots of footnotes that add flavor to the story but are also more than a little distracting and may sidetrack younger readers. I would not recommend it for a child with poor or mediocre reading comprehension skills.
lovely next book in the series. Lovers of Harry Potter or How to train your dragon should give this series a try.
A really fun book I read with Caleb. All about the mysterious world of wishes! A great book for the kiddos!
Not as good as the first book, but still a very quick read and an enjoyable one.
If you like reading children's books read this one. This is a fun, lighthearted book.
Now were getting to the challenge. I love the characters and name play.
A moving book, the second of the Benjamin Piff series.
A fun little book. Quite imaginative.
Danielle Wood
Not any better than the first one!
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