Official Website of Benjamin Ellefson

Welcome to the official website of award-winning, middle grade author Benjamin Ellefson. Discover the whimsical, fantasy worlds of his books, enter to win in a monthly book giveaway, join him each month reading and discussing in his free book club, or download fun activities for kids.

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Benjamin Ellefson


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The color extractor needle from The Collapsing Kingdom
The color extractor eye from The Collapsing Kingdom
Permy sneaking away in Permy and the Cyclops Baker

November Book Giveaway

Each month I give away a paperback copy of a great, middle grade book. This month you have a chance to win:

Warriors #1: Into the Wild
by Erin Hunter

Read all about how to enter on my Giveaway page.

November Book Club

Each month I select a great, middle grade book to read together with all of my fans. This month we are reading:

The Green Ember
by S.D. Smith

Read all about how to join us in our discussion on my Book Club page.

Alvin walking across the land of darkness in The Land without Color

Latest Blog Posts

The Land without Color Audiobook Now Available

The Land without Color Audiobook Now Available

I am overjoyed to announce that The Land without Color is now available on audiobook! You can now listen to the whimsical adventures of Alvin as he ventures across a strange land where all of the color has been stolen while you are in the car, at the gym, or walking about the neighborhood. It is perfect for kids who haven’t yet learned to read chapter books on their own.

Book Review: Callie’s Magical Flight

Book Review: Callie’s Magical Flight

Rumors are stirring of the end of winter. This could lead to disaster throughout the kingdom. Worried by this, Callie wants to go up the mountain with her friends to ask the king. But she hasn’t learned how to fly yet. Then when she discovers the mysterious ice flower, she will need to overcome her fears to bring it to the king. This enchanting story will inspire young readers and warm their hearts.

Alvin and Permy spying in The Land without Color

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Permy and the Cyclops Baker by Benjamin Ellefson

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