A Series of Unfortunate Events Collection, Books 1-3 with Bonus Material: The Bad Beginning, The Reptile Room, The Wide Window [NOOK Book]

Overview

Lemony Snicket’s unhappy tale of the unlucky Baudelaire siblings begins with The Bad Beginning. In this short bothersome book alone, the three orphans encounter a greedy and repulsive villain, itchy clothing, a disastrous fire, a plot to steal their fortune, and cold porridge for breakfast.

Should you not mind deadly serpents, slippery salamanders, lumpy beds, large brass reading lamps, long knives, and terrible odors, then proceed with caution...

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A Series of Unfortunate Events Collection, Books 1-3 with Bonus Material: The Bad Beginning, The Reptile Room, The Wide Window

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Overview

Lemony Snicket’s unhappy tale of the unlucky Baudelaire siblings begins with The Bad Beginning. In this short bothersome book alone, the three orphans encounter a greedy and repulsive villain, itchy clothing, a disastrous fire, a plot to steal their fortune, and cold porridge for breakfast.

Should you not mind deadly serpents, slippery salamanders, lumpy beds, large brass reading lamps, long knives, and terrible odors, then proceed with caution to the second book in the miserable series, The Reptile Room.

Readers unbothered by inclement weather, hungry leeches, and cold cucumber soup will want to continue with the third installment, The Wide Window. Others will not.

If you’ve got the stomach to wade through the first three tragic tales in Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, then this troubling collection might be the one for you. Several loathsome extras, including a compilation of unsettling quotations and a very disturbing portrait, await those who successfully complete the wretched journey. You’ve been warned!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062132956
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/1/2011
  • Series: A Series of Unfortunate Events
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 66,422
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Lemony Snicket

Lemony Snicket is often despondent, mostly about his published research, which includes A Series of Unfortunate Events and The Composer Is Dead.


Brett Helquist's celebrated art has graced books from the charming Roger, The Jolly Pirate, to the alarming New York Times bestselling A Series of Unfortunate Events, to the cozy E. B. White Read-Aloud Award finalist bedtime for bear. He lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.

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    1. Also Known As:
      In some parts, people get to know him through his handler, Daniel Handler.
    2. Hometown:
      Snicket is something of a nomad. Handler lives in San Francisco, California.
    1. Date of Birth:
      February 28, 1970
    2. Place of Birth:
      Handler was born in San Francisco in 1970, and says Snicket's family has roots in a land that's now underwater.
    1. Education:
      Handler is a 1992 graduate of Wesleyan University in Connecticut.
    2. Website:

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 25, 2012

    Wonderful

    Bette than just buying all the books seperately! This series is so good!!!! I just love it and you will too!!!!!!

    14 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 31, 2011

    I loved it!

    This book is great! It has a lot of excitment. The only part I didn't like was when Monty dies. I thought when Olaf did it
    was very uncalled for. But other than that it left you hanging on every chapter. I love these books & Lemony Snicket! (If that is your name!)

    9 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 11, 2011

    These are the best books ever.

    Lemony snicket has the best style. He is my favorite author.

    8 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 29, 2012

    Eh..

    These series were great... seriously. But there is only one problem. Sometimes, the author writes about something not even related to the story. This was why i did not finish the last one. Great series.. but sometimes goes off topic. I still recomend this though.

    7 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 24, 2013

    A Series of Unfortunate Events

    It is so sad about well their live ever since their parents. But i love it

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 5, 2012

    LeLe #33g

    I read the WHOLE series in 13 days.....yes all thirteen books (3,328 pages) in thirteen days. They rock. Period.

    -#33g

    6 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 4, 2013

    Yes love it

    Reading in class i am not a reader i hate reading but awsome book thanks

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 25, 2012

    I love

    I love this book its such am











    I love this book it's a mystery

    5 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 1, 2013

    Kkkk

    These books are soooo good!! Me and my friends read it in a book club and we wanted more!

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 29, 2012

    Awesome

    These books are awesome i think you would like it

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 2, 2012

    Is it good?

    Ive read the series and they r great but is snyone here gonna read the new enhanced one

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2012

    Cool

    This book is amazing

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 13, 2012

    People peeps

    I recomend talking like an english person

    3 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 23, 2012

    Awesome

    BEST BOOKS EVER

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 21, 2013

    Hi

    My favorite out of the 3 was the Reptile Room

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2013

    Great little series for an easy read

    Nice plot, with a interesting set if characters makes fo a breezy read. Read this when i was young and enjoyed the ending. Loved the long series, never got bored with it! Almost never put it down! Recommending to anyone with a hunger for reading or a wish for entertaining characters.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2013

    LOVE-IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Love this seres

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 11, 2013

    So good

    Ghjttfgjyr im speachless

    2 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2013

    Enchance

    I'm reading Enchanced and I think u'll like it

    2 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 29, 2012

    camryn

    COOL BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!#!!!!!!!#

    2 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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