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Lemony Snicket

  • 5 stars across 86 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.
    25th February 2016

    The Bad Beginning

    `If you are interested in stories with happy endings, you would be better off reading some other book.' Violet, Klaus ... 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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    3rd September 2012

    The Reptile Room

    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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    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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    3rd September 2012

    The Wide Window

    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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    1st March 2003

    Vile Village

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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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    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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    3rd September 2012

    The Austere Academy

    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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    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 December 2009

    The Wide Window

    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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    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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    29th July 2015

    As Black as Ebony

    The final story in the thrilling Nordic crime series The Snow White Trilogy, an international success published in 52 te... 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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    19th October 2005

    The Penultimate Peril

    NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES Lemony Snicket returns with the last book before the last book of his bestselling... 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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    1st October 2003

    Bad Beginning

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    13th October 2006

    The End

    Like an off-key violin concert, the Roman Empire, or food poisoning, all things must come to an end. Thankfully, this in... More

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    1st October 2003

    Bad Beginning

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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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    18th October 2005

    The Penultimate Peril

    This is the 12th book in Lemony Snicket's 'Series of Unfortunate Events'.... 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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    5th July 2010

    Hostile Hospital

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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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    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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    9th June 2003

    The Wide Window

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    3rd September 2012

    The End

    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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    1st December 2009

    The Reptile Room

    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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    3rd September 2012

    The Vile Village

    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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    26th May 2003

    The Reptile Room

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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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    12th May 2003

    Bad Beginning

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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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    1st March 2010

    The Ersatz Elevator

    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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    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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    4th October 2004

    Grim Grotto

    Unless you are a slug, a sea anemone, or mildew, you prabably prefer not to be damp. You might also prefer not to read t... More

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    1st July 2002

    Ersatz Elevator

    Arriving at Dark Avenue, the three Baudelaire orphans, Violet, Klaus and little Sunny, begin their new life with Jerome ... More

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    1st March 2010

    The Miserable Mill

    of A Series of Unfortunate Events but misery and despair. You still have time to choose another international best-selle... More

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    3rd September 2012

    The Grim Grotto

    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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    1st December 2001

    Miserable Mill

    Mr Poe delivers the three Baudelaire orphans, Violet, Klaus and little Sunny, to their new guardian, the owner of the Lu... More

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    3rd September 2012

    The Slippery Slope

    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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    12th May 2003

    Austere Academy

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    1st April 2002

    Austere Academy

    The three Baudelaire orphans, Violet, Klaus and little Sunny, arrive at the Prufrock Preparatory School, only to be met ... More

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    6th December 2002

    Carnivorous Carnival

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    1st December 2009

    The Bad Beginning: Netflix Tie-In Edition

    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 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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    3rd September 2012

    The Miserable Mill

    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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    1st August 2008

    Book the Thirteenth - The End

    The thirteenth in the dreadful Series of Unfortunate Events continuing the story of the Baudelaire orphans. Read by Tim ... More

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    7th November 2005

    Book the Twelfth - the Penultimate Peril (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 12)

    The twelth in the dreadful Series of Unfortunate Events continuing the story of the Baudelaire orphans. Read by Tim Curr... More

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    13th October 2006

    Book the Thirteenth - the End (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 13)

    The thirteenth in the dreadful Series of Unfortunate Events continuing the story of the Baudelaire orphans. Read by Tim ... More

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    15th June 2005

    Book the Sixth - The Ersatz Elevator (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 6)

    It's still not too late to change your mind about reading this information. Stop looking now. Please. Dear Customer, Li... More

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    15th June 2005

    Book the Second - The Reptile Room (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 2)

    This story has a happy ending. No, wait, that was a different tape...Dear Customer, If you have picked up this sheet, ... 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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    24th April 2001

    Vile Village

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    21st October 2002

    Book the Sixth - The Ersatz Elevator

    It's still not too late to change your mind about reading this information. Stop looking now. Please. Dear Customer, Li... More

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    21st October 2002

    Book the Third - The Wide Window

    Even more terrible happenings concerning the Baudelaire orphans. Dear Customer, If you have not heard anything about th... More

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    4th May 2004

    A Slippery Slope

    Like bad smells, uninvited weekend guests, or very old eggs, there are some things that ought to be avoided -- The Slipp... More

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    1st June 2001

    The Reptile Room

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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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    15th April 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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