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Benjamin Buckingham And The Nightmare's Nightmare

4.62  ·  Rating details ·  13 ratings  ·  12 reviews
WARNING: Do not read if you hate talking dinosaurs.

DOUBLE WARNING: This book contains adventure and castles and nightmares and far away lands.

TRIPLE WARNING: Do not read this book while riding roller coasters.

What happens when you wake after a night of dreaming to find your favorite dinosaur character from your favorite TV show talking to you in your bedroom?

You and th
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Kindle Edition, 223 pages
Published December 16th 2014 by The Gregarious LLC
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David Watson
May 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
Benjamin is your average 9-year-old kid but his dreams have been getting weird lately. When he compares himself to other kids, he sees his dreams as being boring. Most of the time he just dreams about being a part of his favorite show: Jurassic Superheroes. The show is about talking dinosaurs who fight evil, in his dreams he is helping the stars of the show battle bad guys. Lately though those dreams are turning into nightmares.

One night he wakes up from his nightmare and finds a talking dinosau
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Leslie OBrien
Mar 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing
“Benjamin Buckingham and the Nightmare’s Nightmare” was an enjoyable read. Okay, it IS meant for children/YA, but I was in a need of a good chuckle and that it gave me.


Benjamin is a boy from Pennsylvania, who has awesome parents, school life isn’t so great. There’s a bully. And well, school can be really hard. On top of that, people seem to have stopped dreaming. But what happens when Benjamin enters a different world? One where there’s a dream machine and nightmares come calling?

The pattern of
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Storywraps
May 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Benjamin Buckingham is a nine-year old boy from Pennsylvania. He is having a hard time fitting in at school and is being mocked and bullied. He finds his only true friends are his action hero talking Dinosaurs that he dreams about at night. He wakes up and finds one of these Dinosaurs in his room and they both are startled and let out screams. The Dinosaur takes off running, slips under the bed and disappears into a beam of light....Benjamin jumps in after him and to his amazement discovers it i ...more
Sandra Stiles
Apr 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received a copy to facilitate my review. The opinions expressed here are my own.

From the minute I opened this book I was hooked. Benjamin Buckingham dreams each night that he is a hero in his dreams. He travels with a group of dinosaurs from his favorite show. He helps save the world from a villain and he is the leader of the good guys. It is ironic that his teacher has given them dream journals to keep for a week. When they share them out in class he realizes that his dreams are nothing like
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Nancy Silk
Mar 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
"An Exciting Adventure Story For Young Adults"

This novel is a very entertaining read for young readers which takes them from dreams, dinosaurs, and into another world. The author has created a captivating story line which will keep kids enthralled in reading this adventure. In this story, nine-year-old Benjamin Buckingham loves dinosaurs. He's anxious to fall asleep so he can dream of them. Mr. Marchetta, his school teacher, has given journals to all his students so they can record their dreams
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Sarah Fairbairn
Feb 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Nine year old Benjamin Buckingham from Pennsylvania doesn’t fit in with the other kids at school. His only friends are the action hero talking Dinosaurs he dreams of at night. So it’s no surprise when he awakes one morning to find one of his dream Dinosaurs in his bedroom that he follows it into an unknown new world.

Benjamin finds sympathy and friendship in the form of the dream worlds King. The trouble starts when the King tries to return Benjamin to his world and they miss the portal (thanks t
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Claire - The Coffeeholic Bookworm
When I told my kids there's a new book on the horizon, with talking dinosaurs and castles and monsters, their eyes sparkled with glee! We read Benjamin Buckingham and the Nightmare's Nightmare one night and my boys loved it.

Benjamin was being bullied at school when he told his class his dream about dinosaurs saving the world in the hands of a monster. His classmates insisted Ben was telling them about his favorite TV show Jurassic Superheroes and just made up his dream. Devastated at school (an
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Ivory M
Mar 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
The story begins with Benjamin Buckingham loving to watch a TV series about an evil professor and good dinosaurs who ruin the professor's plans. He often dreams that he is part of the episodes to save the day. When his teacher Mr. Marchetta, asks the class to read their dreams to the class, Benjamin is embarrassed when a class bully recognizes the dream as part of the TV series. Then one night, Benjamin dreams he is saved from a monster by Snark, a Tyrannosaurus Rex. When he wakes from the scary ...more
Elizabeth
Feb 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
When I received my very first request to review a book, I was so excited! I found it's page and read the synopsis, and I was hooked. Although it isn't a book I would normally read, I found it to be a lot like Jason Segel's Nightmares, which I also really enjoyed.
The story follows Benjamin Buckingham, whose dreams of dinosaurs and adventures get invaded by a terrible monster. He wakes up to find that people can't dream anymore - nightmares are taking over - and a dinosaur from his dream is in his
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Debra Schoenberger
Mar 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: childrens-books
When I was contacted to review this book, I was already overwhelmed with books to review. However I went to Gregory's website and was enchanted! I enjoy quirky stories and began to read. I was hooked right from the start.

Benjamin Buckingham and The Nightmare's Nightmare is a mix of Alice in Wonderland and Charlie in the Chocolate Factory. You could feel yourself sliding down the hole into Benjamin's dreamworld. Benjamin was a likeable character and I found myself rooting for him.

The writing styl
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Liquid Frost
Mar 31, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-2015
Benjamin Buckingham and the Nightmare’s Nightmare is a fun tale about perspective and confidence. It will resonate with older children. There are no illustrations, less the cover, and it is a fairly lengthy chapter book about visiting the land where dreams and nightmares (daydreams too) are made.

Parallel with our reality: politics, subterfuge, alliances, and the like run afoul. A different boy, a special boy, Benjamin Buckingham finds himself stuck in another land and finds new friends, all diff
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Amy Shannon
Apr 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
Magic, Monsters and Dinosaurs!

Great YA book but really would for kids of any age, whether read by or read to, and as an adult, it was fun and engaging story into the world of a 9 year-old's dreams. What is real and what's not? filled with talking dinosaurs, and wondering if there is any escape from the dreams but what is a dream and what is not? Great story and well-written. Capturing the boy's imagination and even that of the reader.
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