The Pessimistic Posters: A Series of Unfortunate Events Movie Poster Book

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This book contains nothing but unnecessarily large photographs of distressing moments in the miserable lives of the three Baudelaire siblings. Even if you flip through the book as ...

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Overview

Dear Wall Enthusiast,

If you are looking for some sort of decoration for the walls of your home or cell, you have picked up the wrong item entirely. Not only is this poster book far too heavy to be nailed to a wall, the images it contains are extremely depressing.

This book contains nothing but unnecessarily large photographs of distressing moments in the miserable lives of the three Baudelaire siblings. Even if you flip through the book as quickly as possible, you are likely to see images of a burnt-down house, a deadly snake, a bad play, and a notorious villain in a variety of badly tailored disguises. Your blank walls would be better off covered with a tapestry, a word which here means "an ugly piece of cloth too thin to use as a blanket and too large to use as a napkin."

I will spend the rest of my life staring at images like these in the cavernous room of my mind. You, however, are free to find more cheerful posters, perhaps displaying a fuzzy cat, a basket full of puppies, or a handful of flowers arranged in some sort of vase.

With all due respect,

Lemony Snicket

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780060757335
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/26/2004
  • Series: A Series of Unfortunate Events
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 10 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 12.00 (h) x 0.06 (d)

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.

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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 August 25, 2005

    THIS SERIES RULES!!!

    Wow!!! This series is so great. I read the first book in one day because I was so into it!!! Then after that I began reading the books in 3 days at the most!!! Props to Lemony Snicket!!! I got saw the movie, loved it, bought it, and became happy!!! YAY!!! For those of you who don't know what this series is, READ IT. IT RULES. The first maybe like, 4 books may not be very exciting, but they still rule. Plus it just gets better and better!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 9, 2005

    Oh My Gosh!!

    I really think this book is great! Nevermind the book, I think the whole series is great! I can spend hours on end reading books up in my parent's room, (since they have comfy chairs) and this is the series I read. When i'm done wiht one book, I just go to the next one, and eventually I finished them all in about 3 days or so. I'm really going to be dissapointed when the series ends, because I simply love these books, but when I'm done with the ENTIRE series, I suppose I'll just read the series over again.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 29, 2005

    Awesome!

    I thought it was really cool. The posters are awesome to put on your wall. I'm disappointed that I ran out of tape before getting them all up, but I loved the posters that I did get up.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 21, 2004

    Really cool review

    I thought that the book was great.It was adventourous and scary.Violet was my favourite charcter because she wasn't shy, but when she had to be she did and she was always spontais and had 100's of ideas waiting to pop out.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 5, 2004

    out of the ordinary

    you should be one of the first people to see lemony snickett's a sereies of unfortunate events. you'll love the movie, something you probably thought would never happen to you, is happening to these poor kids. you'll love the books!

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