Unless you are a slug, a sea anemone, or mildew, you prabably prefer not to be damp. You might also prefer not to read this book, in which the Baudelaire siblings encounter an unpleasant amount of dampness as they descent into the depths of despair, underwater. In fact, the horrors they encounter are too numerous to list, and you wouldn't want me ...
Unless you are a slug, a sea anemone, or mildew, you prabably prefer not to be damp. You might also prefer not to read this book, in which the Baudelaire siblings encounter an unpleasant amount of dampness as they descent into the depths of despair, underwater. In fact, the horrors they encounter are too numerous to list, and you wouldn't want me even to mention the worst of it, which includes mushrooms, a desperate search for something lost, a mechanical monster, a distressing message from a lost friend, and tap dancing. As a dedicated author who has pledged to keep recording the depressing story of the Baudelaires, I must continue to delve deep into the cavernous depths of the orphans' lives. You, on the other hand, may delve into some happier book in order to keep your eyes and your spirits from being dampened.
I bought this whole series for my 10 yr old granddaughter...she loves it!
Sep 22, 2011
Happy retired teacher grandmother
My grand children love this series. The 10 year old boy began reading these last year and now his mother is reading the whole series to the younger children. My grandson has gone on to a deeper study of owls because his interest was piqued.
Publishers Weekly, 2005-01-10 Tim Curry, whose appropriately unctuous and sometimes slimy delivery are a hallmark of the audiobook versions of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events titles, is thankfully up to his old tricks. Curry returns on the 11th installment, The Grim Grotto, to play Snicket, Count Olaf and all the gang with welcome flair. The enhanced CD features word games, photos and artwork when played on a personal computer. Curry also returns as the linchpin on a new, multivoice recording of The Bad Beginning, the first book in the series, which ties in to the feature film release of Paramount/Nickelodeon/Dreamwork's Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
Publishers Weekly, 2004-10-18 Highly anticipated sequels hit the shelves this month. In the new installment in Lemony Snicket's bestselling series, A Series of Unfortunate Events #11: The Grim Grotto, illus. by Brett Helquist, the Baudelaire siblings find themselves aboard the submarine Queequeg, under the command of Captain Widdershins. Their search for the inexplicably important "sugar bowl" leads them to the Gorgonian Grotto, an undersea cave filled with malevolent mushrooms, only to face capture by Count Olaf. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
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