Poison for Breakfast

Book review by Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Philosophy, trickery in quirky meditation on mortality.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 1 review

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age 13+

Solid Lemony Snicket

Poison for Breakfast is a must read for mature Lemony Snicket fans since this is a philosophical book on all things in life. The different topics are light and entertaining. Writing is a common theme throughout the book and will be appreciated by any writer. The most serious and deep topic covered is death which shines a light on mortality. It is more thought provoking than upsetting and handled in his usual creative way.

Book Details

  • Author: Lemony Snicket
  • Genre: Mystery
  • Topics: Adventures
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Liveright
  • Publication date: August 31, 2021
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 13 - 18
  • Number of pages: 168
  • Available on: Nook, Audiobook (unabridged), Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
  • Last updated: September 14, 2021

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For kids who love storytelling and mysteries

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