A Series of Unfortunate Events #10: The Slippery Slope [NOOK Book]

Overview

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

Snicket's saga about the charming, intelligent, and grossly unlucky Baudelaire orphans continues to alarm its distressed and suspicious fans the world over. The 10th book in this outrageous publishing effort features more than the usual dose of distressing details, such as snow gnats, an organised troupe of youngsters, an evil villain with a dastardly plan, a secret ...

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A Series of Unfortunate Events #10: The Slippery Slope

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Overview

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

Snicket's saga about the charming, intelligent, and grossly unlucky Baudelaire orphans continues to alarm its distressed and suspicious fans the world over. The 10th book in this outrageous publishing effort features more than the usual dose of distressing details, such as snow gnats, an organised troupe of youngsters, an evil villain with a dastardly plan, a secret headquarters and some dangerous antics you should not try at home. With the weather turning colder, this is one chilling book you would be better off without.

Ages 10+

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780061757105
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/13/2009
  • Series: A Series of Unfortunate Events, #10
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 70,557
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 1150L (what's this?)
  • File size: 3 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.


Michael Kupperman has done many illustrations for such publications as Fortune, The New Yorker, and The New York Times. He frequently writes scripts for DC Comics. This is his first book.
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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.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 25, 2011

    I LOVE it !!!!!!!!!!!

    Its the most amazing book ever
    You just have to read it .
    Youll love it from the minute you start readin

    15 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 4, 2011

    Love this series!

    Very interesting and the books get better and better......

    12 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 5, 2012

    I love this book a lot!

    Snicket is a wonderful author! He has written lots of novels, including this one, you rock snicket!!!!!!!!!!!! :D

    11 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 9, 2011

    Review of the Snow

    Despite the fact these books are closely related, each bookis wonderful! I truly love the romantic set up of Violet and Quigley.

    8 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2012

    Thrilling

    This book is when u find out a lot of secrets!!!!! Thrilling read

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 30, 2011

    best book

    this book is very very un-expecting. and truly sad and heart pumping

    7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 4, 2012

    Awesome book!

    Good book so far and people who spoil the story or are going to spoil it 1. Think about other people going to buy it. 2. KNOCK IT OFF!

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2012

    By mia ;)

    Favorite book!!!dont know what to read aftr im done with the series???do any of you wont to be my friend i can talk to you every day???? And im only a kid not lieing swear to god

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 23, 2011

    Peerfect

    No one dies!

    3 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 30, 2012

    QUIGLEY QUAGMIRE

    These books i hav finished in a month im only 5th grader 2! But anyways i really like them and i was thrilled to learn Quigley was still alive...

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 2, 2012

    I'm a really good reader

    I am really good at reading and i've read like a billion books but i like the series of unfortunate books the best.a must read!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2012

    Quigly

    Pour qhigli got washed away i wonder if he survived.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2012

    So worth it!

    I read this book in about 45 minutes but it was still worth it!

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 26, 2011

    meh it was ok i guess.......

    this story is just like all the others in the series except it takes place in a different location with a different guardian and count olaf uses different tactics on the children to try and kill them and yada yada yada....... this is just the same old story written just about 11 times until the last book where it finally changes....... lemony snicket could do alot better..... just saying

    2 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 30, 2013

    Mee

    Poor violet kluas and sunny at least they findvthe survivor of the fire they thought it might be their parents but it was quigley quagmire

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2013

    Best thing ever

    If you read number five youll be shocked to find...Quigley!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2012

    Great series

    This is a great book series. This series got me to read more and trust me i never used to liske reading. So ya. Great series yiu shiuld really read it.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2012

    Ii Fgdtddgx

    I have read 12345678 and 9 but not 10

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2012

    Love it!

    I'M ON THIS BOOK! SO FAR SO GOOD!:)

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 29, 2003

    UNDECIDED

    Nothing can beat Harry Potter! I feel that this series is to elementary in its style and not as entertaining to the older 20 something crowd. Im not sure how I feel about it. You kinda have to get used to the way he wrights. The most anoying thing he does in the books is explain what words mean, in exactly the same way, on every other page. It gets really old quite quickly. I am on book 4 now, but for those die hard Potter fans, you'll be sorely disapointed with this series.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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