Benny and Omar

Front Cover
O'Brien Press, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 237 pages
4 Reviews
Benny's family move to Tunisia from their home in Wexford. Here he teams up with Omar, a local boy who learned English whilst watching Sky television. Their escapades and the trouble they get into, eventually lead them to a heartbreaking challenge.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

First we Americans get culture shock meeting Benny Shaw, an Irish lad. Then he gets culture shock when he's relocated to Tunisia and meets an orphan scrabbling for survival on the streets outside the ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

First we Americans get culture shock meeting Benny Shaw, an Irish lad. Then he gets culture shock when he's relocated to Tunisia and meets an orphan scrabbling for survival on the streets outside the ... Read full review

Contents

Where?
6
Hell Week
15
The Edge of the Desert
19
Copyright

11 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1998)

Eoin Colfer was born in Wexford, Ireland on May 14, 1965. After taking a three-year degree course in Dublin, he qualified as a primary teacher in 1986. Returning to Wexford he began teaching in a local primary school by day and wrote at night. In 1991, he left Ireland and spent the next four years working in Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Italy. Resettling in Wexford after his arrival back in Ireland, he recommenced his teaching career, continuing his habit of writing after school. His first book, Benny and Omar, was published in October 1998. His other works include Benny and Babe, the O'Brien Flyers series, and the Artemis Fowl series. He became a full-time author following the success of Artemis Fowl. The Wish List won a Bisto Merit Award in 2001.

Bibliographic information