Books written by Lemony Snicket


Read Something Else: Collected & Dubious Wit & Wisdom of Lemony Snicket

HarperCollins | April 16, 2019 | 176 pages
Looking for wit, wisdom, and inspiration all within the pages of one useful book? Read Something Else. Life is a turbulent journey, fraught with confusion, heartbreak, and inconvenience. This collection of wit and wisdom from New York Times bestselling author Lemony Snicket is unlikely to help. It... More Info

A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning

Harper Collins | August 25, 1999 | 176 pages
Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent children. They are charming, and resourceful, and have pleasant facial features. Unfortunately, they are exceptionally unlucky. In the first two books alone, the three youngsters encounter a greedy and repulsive villain, itchy clothing, a... More Info

The Bad Mood and the Stick

Tundra Books (NY) | October 3, 2017 | 48 pages
New York Times bestselling author Lemony Snicket sheds light on the way bad moods come and go. Once there was a bad mood and a stick. The stick appeared when a tree dropped it. Where did the bad mood come from? Who picked up the stick? And where is the bad mood off to now? You never know what is... More Info

Goldfish Ghost

Macmillan | May 2, 2017 | 40 pages
Goldfish Ghost was born on the surface of the water in the bowl on a dresser in a boy’s room. The boy’s room was pleasant and familiar, but Goldfish Ghost wanted company, so he set out to find a friend. He floats over the neighborhood, past the pier, and let the breeze carry him into town where... More Info

Why Is This Night Different From All Other Nights

HarperCollins | September 29, 2015 | 224 pages
Train travel! Murder! Librarians! A Series Finale! On all other nights, the train departs from Stain'd Station and travels to the city without stopping. But not tonight. You might ask, why is this night different from all other nights? But that's the wrong question. Instead ask, where is this all... More Info

Suspicious Incidents

April 1, 2014 | 160 pages
Paintings have been falling off of walls, a loud and loyal dog has gone missing, a specter has been seen walking the pier at midnight . . . Strange things are happening all over the town of Stain'd-By-The-Sea. Called upon to investigate thirteen suspicious incidents, young Lemony Snicket collects... More Info

When Did You See Her Last

October 15, 2013 | 100 pages
The eagerly anticipated second volume in the #1 New York Times bestselling series In the fading town of Stain’d-by-the-Sea, young apprentice Lemony Snicket has a new case to solve when he and his chaperone are hired to find a missing girl. Is the girl a runaway? Or was she kidnapped? Was she seen... More Info

The Dark

April 2, 2013 | 40 pages
Two bestselling talents shed new light on an age-old fear Lazlo is afraid of the dark. It hides in closets and sometimes sits behind the shower curtain, but mostly it lives in the basement. One night, when Lazlo’s nightlight burns out, the dark comes to visit him in his room. Lazlo, the Dark... More Info

Who Could That Be at This Hour?

October 23, 2012 | 300 pages
HarperCollins Canada presents the first of four volumes in a new series from one of the world?s most mysterious literary figures, Mr. Lemony Snicket. Drawing on events that took place during a period of his youth spent in a fading town, far from anyone he knew or trusted, Snicket chronicles his... More Info