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The Truth Behind a Series of Unfortunate Events: Eyeballs, Leeches, Hypnotism, and Orphans---Exploring Lemony Snicket's World

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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 was a blockbuster motion picture starring Jim Carrey and Meryl Streep. Now comes 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 and 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.

Synopsis:

The ultimate companion guide to Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events.

Synopsis:

For young fans, The Truth Behind A Series of Unfortunate Events is the ultimate unauthorized companion guide to the facts behind Lemony Snicket's wild world. Digging deep beneath the surface, Lois H. Gresh uses science, history, and little-known tidbits to enter the world of A Series of Unfortunate Events and provide readers everywhere with pathetic hints and tips, nasty anecdotes, horrifying quizzes, miserable facts, and insights on everything Lemony. The ultimate renegade book report on A Series of Unfortunate Events, this unpleasant volume will help fans enjoy their favorite series as they never have before. They will never look at Violet, Count Olaf, Klaus, Sunny, Mr. Poe, or the rest of the woeful cast (or their terrifying adventures) the same way again.

Synopsis:

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.

About the Author

Lois H. Gresh is the author of eleven horrible books. She's been falsely accused of trapping canaries in coal mines, forging Eye of Horus amulets in Cairo, and casting the Evil Eye upon entire cities, including Paris, London, New York City, Tokyo, and Budapest. She has been correctly accused of murdering thousands of hornets and wasps. She currently lives in an igloo, but with her profits from writing this book, she plans to move to a grass hut near the equator.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312327033
Subtitle:
Eyeballs, Leeches, Hypnotism, and Orphans---Exploring Lemony Snicket's World
Author:
Gresh, Lois H.
Author:
Gresh, Lois
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Children's stories, American
Subject:
Baudelaire, Violet (Fictitious character)
Subject:
Baudelaire, Klaus (Fictitious character)
Copyright:
Publication Date:
October 7, 2004
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.3 x 5 x 0.8 in 0.6 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , The ultimate companion guide to Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events.
"Synopsis" by , For young fans, The Truth Behind A Series of Unfortunate Events is the ultimate unauthorized companion guide to the facts behind Lemony Snicket's wild world. Digging deep beneath the surface, Lois H. Gresh uses science, history, and little-known tidbits to enter the world of A Series of Unfortunate Events and provide readers everywhere with pathetic hints and tips, nasty anecdotes, horrifying quizzes, miserable facts, and insights on everything Lemony. The ultimate renegade book report on A Series of Unfortunate Events, this unpleasant volume will help fans enjoy their favorite series as they never have before. They will never look at Violet, Count Olaf, Klaus, Sunny, Mr. Poe, or the rest of the woeful cast (or their terrifying adventures) the same way again.
"Synopsis" by ,
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.

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