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Derek Benz


Derek Benz

Derek Benz (born October 27, 1971) is an American author of fantasy fiction for children and co-author of the popular Grey Griffins, originally published by Scholastic, Inc. Benz works in collaboration with J. S. Lewis on the series. Benz currently resides in New Jersey with his wife and son.

Derek Benz

Books by Derek Benz

by Derek Benz and J. S. Lewis - Fiction, Juvenile Fiction

After nearly capturing their archenemy, Otto Von Strife, the Grey Griffins are pulled through a portal and transported to an alternate dimension, a world that looks just like theirs.  There is one key difference: everything that went wrong in their world never happened, leaving the Grey Griffins to face questions about destiny and courage while finding a way to destroy Von Strife, his evil half-fairies, and his legion of killer clockworks.

by Derek Benz and Jon S. Lewis - Fantasy, Fiction

In just one semester at Iron Bridge Academy, The Grey Griffins have already had quite an education---clockwork robots, students with super powers, and a hidden land beyond our world where mystical creatures and incredible inventions exist. But as second semester begins, their friendship is put to the test --- Max, Ernie, Natalia, and Harley are growing apart.