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The Bad Beginning

Author: Lemony Snicket; Brett Helquist
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 1999. ©1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st editionView all editions and formats
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. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent children. They are charming, and resourceful, and have pleasant facial features. Unfortunately, they are  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Children's stories
Humorous stories
Paper case bindings
Illustrated case bindings
Illustrated endpapers
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lemony Snicket; Brett Helquist
ISBN: 0060283122 9780060283124 0064407667 9780064407663 9780062206046 0062206044 9780807288474 0807288470 0439206472 9780439206471 0439227585 9780439227582 9780061146305 0061146307 006075589X 9780060755898 9781428747234 1428747230 1417788402 9781417788408 9780062796028 006279602X 9781405266062 1405266066
OCLC Number: 41070636
Performer(s): Read by Tim Curry.
Awards: Book Sense Book of the Year Award Nominee, 2001.
Flicker Tale Children's Book Award Nominee, 2003.
Description: 162 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: The cornucopian cavalcade : a serial supplement to A series of unfortunage events / Lemony Snicket (Volume XIII. Number 1.) --
"Q" : a psychic pstory of the psupernatural, part 1 / Stephen Leacock --
The spoily brats / Michael Kupperman --
What shall I do Lemony Snicket? --
The paper magiican / Morley Adams.
Responsibility: by Lemony Snicket ; illustrations by Brett Helquist.
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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-06-17) Good Permalink

    Three orphans go through a horrible tragedy when their parents die in a terrible fire. Now they must go live with a horrible Count that is somehow related to them. The Count is after their fortune and by any means he will get it, one way or the other. I would not recommend...
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