Benjamin Franklinstein Lives! (Hardcover)

By Matthew McElligott, Larry David Tuxbury, Matthew McElligott (Illustrator)

G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, 9780399252297, 121pp.

Publication Date: September 2, 2010



Victor Godwin's orderly life is upended when he discovers that Benjamin Franklin never actually died- he was put into suspended animation and hidden away for more than 200 years in Victor's basement After an accident reawakens Ben, Victor must not only help him adjust to the modern world but also help him overcome a slight flaw-when Ben runs low on energy, he turns into a rampaging monster desperately hungry for electricity All this while trying to take first place in the school science fair. With one of history's preeminent scientists helping out, what could go wrong?

About the Author

Matthew McElligott lives in Albany, New York.