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Lemony Snicket

  • 5 stars across 42 books
    Lemony Snicket had an unusual education which may or may not explain his ability to evade capture. He is the author of the 13 volumes in A Series of Unfortunate Events, several picture books including The Dark, and the books collectively titled All The Wrong Questions.

    Maira Kalman is the illustrator of The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr, the author of My Favorite Things, Principles of Uncertainty, and the bestselling And the Pursuit of Happiness, and the author/illustrator of numerous children's books. Her artwork has graced multiple covers of The New Yorker, and her watches, clocks, accessories, and paperweights have been featured at the Museum of Modern Art store. She lives in New York City.

    Alex Kalman is a designer, curator, writer, and creative director. He is the founder, director, and a chief curator of Mmuseumm, a new type of museum described as "curatorial genius" by The Atlantic and "one of the top twelve hidden art gems in the world" by the New York Times T Magazine. He also published the very first ever Op-Object column in the New York Times. His artwork, films, installations, and exhibitions have been shown at the Museum of Modern Art, the Venice Architecture Biennale, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. His latest project, Future Aleppo, was on exhibit at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, and will open at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London in 2018. He lives in New York City.
    11th January 2018

    The Bad Beginning

    Dear reader, There is nothing to be found in these special tie-in editions of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate... More

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    2nd November 2017

    The Bad Mood and the Stick

    Lemony Snicket's simply told story offers a refreshing, thoughtful, and hilarious look at the ways in which a bad mood w... More

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    8th October 2010

    13 Words

    From bestselling author Lemony Snicket and celebrated illustrator Maira Kalman comes an uproarious, whimsical word book ... More

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    11th January 2018

    The Reptile Room: Netflix Tie-In Edition

    Dear reader, There is nothing to be found in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events but misery and despair. Y... More

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    11th January 2018

    The Wide Window: Netflix Tie-In Edition

    Dear reader, There is nothing to be found in these special tie-in editions of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate... More

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    1st May 1997

    The Dark

    Jule Ann pounds on the bottom of a cookie jar, and a small dark lump bounces out. The Dark quickly gobbles up every shad... More

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    26th March 2013

    The Dark

    Laszlo is afraid of the dark. The dark lives in the same house as Laszlo but mostly it spends its time in the basement. ... More

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    11th January 2018

    The Miserable Mill: Netflix Tie-In Edition

    Dear reader, There is nothing to be found in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events but misery and despair. Y... More

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    5th June 2014

    When Did You See Her Last?

    Before he wrote 'A Series of Unfortunate Events', Lemony Snicket asked all the wrong questions. Four to be exact. This i... More

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    1st February 2010

    The Austere Academy

    There is nothing to be found in the pages of A Series of Unfortunate Events but misery and despair. You still have time ... More

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    1st August 2010

    The Slippery Slope

    There is nothing to be found in the pages of these books but misery and despair. You still have time to choose something... More

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    1st March 2010

    The Vile Village

    There is nothing to be found in the pages of A Series of Unfortunate Events but misery and despair. You still have time ... More

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    1st August 2010

    The Grim Grotto

    The Grim Grotto Unless you are a slug, a sea anemone or mildew you probably prefer not to be damp. But unfortunately the... More

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    5th February 2007

    Puzzling Puzzles

    Like school, prison or an enormous cake with a spyglass baked into it, this collection of puzzles and games will keep yo... More

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    12th September 2014

    Tiddlers: Bob's Bobble Hat

    Bob gets a new bobble hat! He does not like the bobble, but maybe someone else in the family will?The Tiddlers series fe... More

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    1st October 2010

    The End

    There is nothing to be found in the pages of A Series of Unfortunate Events but misery and despair. You still have time ... More

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    30th September 2014

    Shouldn't You Be in School?

    Before he wrote 'A Series of Unfortunate Events', before the Baudelaires became orphans, even before the invention of Ne... More

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    30th May 2013

    Who Could That Be at This Hour?

    The first volume in the highly anticipated new series by Lemony Snicket, author of A Series of Unfortunate Events In a... More

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    29th September 2015

    Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights?

    Before he wrote 'A Series of Unfortunate Events', before the Baudelaires became orphans, even before the invention of Ne... More

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    1st March 2009

    The Composer Is Dead

    There's dreadful news from the symphony hall-the composer is dead! If you have ever heard an orchestra play, then y... More

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    3rd September 2012

    The Hostile Hospital

    Dear reader, There is nothing to be found in Lemony Snicket's `A Series of Unfortunate Events' but misery and despair... More

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    3rd September 2012

    The Carnivorous Carnival

    There is nothing to be found in the pages of A Series of Unfortunate Events but misery and despair. You still have tim... More

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    3rd September 2012

    The Ersatz Elevator

    Dear reader, There is nothing to be found in Lemony Snicket's `A Series of Unfortunate Events' but misery and despair... More

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    3rd September 2007

    The Unauthorized Autobiography

    The definitive - and only - book for anyone interested in learning more about the alarmingly elusive author. Here is a c... More

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    3rd September 2007

    Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can't Avoid

    Life is a turbulent journey, fraught with confusion, heartbreak, and inconvenience. This book will not help. Many collec... More

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    1st September 2010

    The Penultimate Peril

    There is nothing to be found in the pages of these books but misery and despair. You still have time to choose something... More

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    28th October 2007

    The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story

    Latkes are potato pancakes served at Hanukkah. Lemony Snicket is an alleged children's author. For the first time in lit... More

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    1st August 2002

    The Unauthorized Autobiography

    Finally, the definitive - and only - book for anyone interested in learning more about the alarmingly elusive author. He... More

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    4th September 2006

    The Beatrice Letters

    Who is Beatrice, the woman to whom Mr. Snicket dedicates every book? There is no question more often asked by fans of Le... More

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    1st May 2019

    Read Something Else: Collected & Dubious Wit & Wisdom of Lemony Snicket

    Looking for wit, wisdom, and inspiration all within the pages of one useful book? Read Something Else. Life is... More

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