The Carnivorous Carnival Book Summary and Study Guide

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In this ninth book on the Baudelaire orphans come out of Count Olafs trunk to discover that they are at a carnival. Count Olaf and his troup are in the tent of a fortune teller. The orphans hide there identity by pretending to be freaks looking for work. While they are in the fortune tellers tent they discover lots of papers under her table that might lead them to the truth about one of their parents surviving the fire. However, as they make plans for collecting this information and escaping Count Olaf is planning to feed them to some hungry lions. In this sad unfortunate adventure Count Olaf manages to trick the orphans and actually gets away with one.
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The review of this Book prepared by Sherrie L. Jones

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   depressed Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Family, struggle with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Uncle Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14 Parents/lack of parents problem?    -   orphan story

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   wealthy Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () Desert?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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