The Truth Behind A Series of Unfortunate Events

The Truth Behind A Series of Unfortunate Events

Eyeballs, Leeches, Hypnotism, and Orphans-- Exploring Lemony Snicket's World

Book - 2004
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The ultimate companion guide to A Series of Unfortunate Events - a must for fans of Lemony Snicket. A Series of Unfortunate Events is one of the most popular children's series in the world and will be a major motion picture starring Jim Carrey and Meryl Streep coming this 2004 holiday season. Now comes The Reader's Guide to Lemony Snicket , the ultimate companion guide to these fun and wildly successful novels. Digging beneath the surface, Lois Gresh uses science, history and little known facts to dig deep into the world of A Series of Unfortunate Events and provide young readers everywhere with how-to hints and tips, quizzes, cool anecdotes, fun facts and information on everything Lemony. Including:*Facts about handwriting analysis and forgery*Killer leeches, crabs, fungi and peppermint - all you need to know*The truth about hypnosis - and how to use it!*Real child inventors and their amazing inventions*How to build a telephone, a hot air balloon and an automatic harmonica*Are you as smart as Violet & Claus - the ultimate quiz*And much more!The ultimate renegade book report on A Series of Unfortunate Events , this reader's guide is a must for millions of young fans everywhere.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, c2004
ISBN: 9780312327033
Branch Call Number: J 813 .54 GRE
Characteristics: x, 193 p. :,ill. ;,19 cm


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Aug 10, 2017

In the about-the-book, he spelled "Klaus" Claus

JewelMcLatchy May 14, 2013

Funny at times, gives some interesting factual information (except when the author is making things up, which happens frequently!). Not a bad read, but not the best companion book to a series.

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