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Bad Beginning (Hardcover) (Lemony Snicket)

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Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent children. They are charming, and resourceful, and have pleasant facial features. Unfortunately, they are exceptionally unlucky.

In the first two books alone, the three youngsters encounter a greedy and repulsive villain, itchy clothing, a disastrous fire, a plot to steal their fortune, a lumpy bed, a deadly serpent, a large brass reading lamp, a long knife, and a terrible odour.

In the tradition of great storytellers, from Dickens to Dahl, comes an exquisitely dark comedy that is both literary and irreverent, hilarious and deftly crafted. Never before has a tale of three likeable and unfortunate children been quite so enchanting, or quite so uproariously unhappy.

Ages 10+

After the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudelaire children must depend on each other and their wits when it turns out that the distant relative who is appointed their guardian is determined to use any means necessary to get their fortune.
Number of Pages: 162
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Action + Adventure / General
Series Title: Series of Unfortunate Events
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Lemony Snicket
Language: English
Street Date: August 1, 1999
TCIN: 11475992
UPC: 9780064407663
Item Number (DPCI): 059-12-1193
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