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Meet Benjamin and his friends


Benjamin would rather read about adventures in a giant peach than eat one! Yet, all he finds are old newspapers and magazines full of tomato splotches. Not one to give up on his dreams, Benjamin sets off on a quest to find “real" books.

About the book

Read what others are saying

"Overall,  the book's charming images and breezy narrative make it a great choice for youngsters just discovering their own love of books." -Kirkus Reviews

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"This amazing children's book is perfect for preschool and lower elementary kids to help instill a love of reading at an early age."

-Literary Titan (five stars)

Now also available in Spanish

"Loved it! ... This is a charming addition to library collections for young children." -Reedsy Discovery

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"Books for Benjamin is a heartwarming tale of following your dreams despite the obstacles in the way...R.G. de Rouen does a wonderful job of making Benjamin’s story exciting and educational at the same time."   -Readers' Favorite

Join Benjamin on his award-winning book adventure!

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