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Lemony Snicket: The Unauthorized Autobiography
In this "unauthorized autobiography," we learn some of the answers; unfortunately, these answers are typically not to the questions we've been asking about The Series of Unfortunate Events and its author, Lemony Snicket. This book tells of Lemony Snicket's early life, including his birth NOT on a cattle farm and his "taking" by the V.F.D. Also featured: information on disguises, theatrical reviews, suspiciously dirty shirts, and many photographs vaguel...
Penultimate Peril
The three Baudelaire Orphans are dropped off by a women part of V.F.D. named Kit Snicket. They are dropped off at a hotel called The Hotel Denouement.Their job is to disguise themselves as concierges and find out which guest are villains and which guest are volunteers at V.F.D. There is a secret sugarbowl iteam which is part of V.F.D. that the villians mainly Count Olaf is trying to steal. It is protected and the secret is only known by the hotel mana...
The Austere Academy
In this fifth book the Baudelaire orphans find themselves in a dreadful boarding school where they share a shack with crabs. They go through the school day being tormented by an evil little girl. The teachers are obssessed with their subjects. But, at last they find friends, the Quagmire triplets. As usual Count Olaf finds them but this time they have help from their new friends to stop him....
The Bad Beginning - A Series of Unfortunate Events 1
The Baudelaire children, Violet, Klaus, and Sunny, are orphaned. From the time their parents die in a house fire to the end of the book their lives are filled with unfortunate events. They are sent to live with an uncle who is interested only in their fortune and treat them like personal slaves. ...

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The Carnivorous Carnival
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 c...
The Ersatz Elevator
In this sixth episode the Baudelaire orphans are sent to live with a rich aunt. They live in a fancy penthouse. They know that Count Olaf is in the building but aren't sure where. They discover their friends hidden in an old elevator shaft in the building and are very close to rescuing them from Count Olaf but he gets away from them again....
The Grim Grotto
The Grim Grotto is the eleventh book of the Series of Unfortunate Events written by Lemony Snicket. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny have managed to escape from the evil clutches of Count Olaf again. They create new friends who own a submarine and they go submarining in it in search of a sugar bowl at the end of a dark, underwater tunnel. ...
The Hostile Hospital
In book the eight of the Series Of Unfortunate Events the Baudelaire orphans find themselves in a hospital. They blend in with the volunteers fighting diseases. They get a job in the records department where they hope to find information that will help them prove that they are not murderers and tell them more about the evil Count Olaf. As usual Count Olaf does find them and this time captures Violet. The two younger siblings do manage to save her before ...
The Miserable Mill
The Baudelaire children are orphans who for the past few months have been running away from Count Olaf, an evil and greedy man who is after their money. He was their first guardian after their parents died, and ever since then he has been following them around in disguise, trying to get their fortune. This is their fourth guardian, the owner of a Lumber Mill. He is not nice and makes them work in the lumber mill. While they are working, the over...
The Reptile Room - A Series of Unfortunate Events 2
In the second book of unfortunate events for the Baudelaire orphans,they are sent to stay with an uncle who has a lab full of reptiles. This uncle is actually nice to them and they enjoy him until Count Olaf is in the picture again. He manages to fool the good uncle and get hired as his assistant. He then thinks up a plan that will do away with the good uncle and he will wisk the children away to another country to do them harm and get their fortune. ...

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The Slippery Slope
The Slippery Slope is the tenth book in the Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket. Violet and Klaus follow Count Olaf into the perilous Mortmain Mountains. They find a group of kids called the "Snow Scouts" who camp out in the caves of the mountains. The siblings also find another person who is one of the missing Quagmire triplets; Quigly. Together, they set out to find Count Olaf and their missing sister Sunny. They know that they do not ha...
The Vile Village
In this seventh book of the Baudelaire orphans they are sent to be raised by a village. These people have very weird rules and strange ideas. They have the children do all their chores. The townspeople have been convienced by Count Olaf (who is acting as a detective) that the children have committed murder. Of course they escape from jail, free their friends and Count Olaf gets away as well....
The Wide Window
In this third tale of the Baudelaire orphans they are sent to live with their Aunt Josephine. She is very nice but afraid of everything, including a door knob. She lives high above a cold dark lake on the side of a cliff. She tells the children there are leeches in the lake that killed her husband because he didn't wait long enough, after he ate, to go into the water and they could smell him. Although their aunt is a little strange and has an obsession w...
The Wide Window - A Series of Unfortunate Events 3
After Uncle Monty died, the Baudelaires are sent to live with Aunt Josephine, a woman with lots of phobias. They feel safe, until their greatest enemy, Count Olaf returns. He convinced Aunt Josephine to commit suicide and leave the Baudelaires to his care in order to get the Baudelaire fortune. But the Baudelaires aren't as stupid as some people. They found out that Aunt Josephine is still alive and hiding in one of the caves along the edge of Lachrymose...


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