Lemony Snicket Books

Lemony Snicket (aka Daniel Handler) made his mark with A Series of Unfortunate Events, a gothic series about the besieged Beaudelaire orphans, in which he's both the narrator and an adult character, working for a secret organization. He followed that with the noir-mystery-style All the Wrong Questions series, featuring the 12-year-old Snicket as an apprentice in that same secret organization, investigating suspicious goings on in the strange, fading town of Satin'd-by-the Sea. In between, he's published several fun picture books. Here's a list that includes the first three books in the Unfortunate Events series and all the other Snicket books we've reviewed.

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The Dark Book Poster Image
Clever story of a boy who conquers his fear of the dark.
By Lemony Snicket
(2013)
(2013)
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Goldfish Ghost Book Poster Image
Lonely ghost fish finds a friend in charming seaside tale.
By Lemony Snicket
(2017)
(2017)
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29 Myths on the Swinster Pharmacy Book Poster Image
Open-ended mystery gets kids thinking about the unexplained.
By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
(2014)
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The Composer Is Dead Book Poster Image
Murder and mystery create a unique intro to the orchestra.
By Lemony Snicket
(2009)
(2009)
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The Bad Beginning: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 1 Book Poster Image
A cliff-hanging orphan adventure wrapped in black humor.
By Lemony Snicket
(2004)
(1999)
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The Reptile Room: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 2 Book Poster Image
A clever, suspenseful mystery in series.
By Lemony Snicket
(2004)
(1999)
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The Wide Window: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 3 Book Poster Image
The least subtle book thus far in the series.
By Lemony Snicket
(2004)
(1999)
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"Who Could That Be at This Hour?": All the Wrong Questions, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Snicket in fine form as a 12-year-old solving noir mystery.
By Lemony Snicket
(2012)
(2012)
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"When Did You See Her Last?": All the Wrong Questions, Book 2 Book Poster Image
More playful sequel, even as menace and mystery build.
By Lemony Snicket
(2013)
(2013)
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File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents Book Poster Image
Fun, clever mini-mysteries let readers play detective.
By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
(2014)
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"Shouldn't You Be in School?": All the Wrong Questions, Book 3 Book Poster Image
Snicket trails an arsonist in compelling installment.
By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
(2014)
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