From bestselling author Lemony Snicket and celebrated illustrator Maira Kalman comes an uproarious, whimsical word book like no other.
Together, Snicket and Kalman present a strikingly beautiful journey woven from a practical introduction to thirteen wonderful words, featuring such marvels as Bird, Dog, Panache, and Haberdashery. Snicket, the notoriously clever and elusive New York Times bestselling author, pushes the boundaries of storytelling in the most fanciful of ways. Maira Kalman, renowned for her art and design, carries this madcap adventure to wondrous heights with her vision of a world populated with hats, song, and cake. This rollicking, surprising book is a true celebration of words.
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Snicket and Kalman are perfectly matched here, both revelers in life’s delicious (mmm… cake) details and things best left unexplained… such as why the bird has to paint 11 ladders in ten colors, why the scarlet-doored haberdashery’s owner is a baby and why the bird never stops feeling despondent,...| Read Full Review of 13 Words
What's a collection of books about the fear of the number 13 without a collection of murder mysteries?Aug 13 2010 | Read Full Review of 13 Words
So give 13 Words by Lemony Snicket a read and do add it to your collection or maybe even your word wall (wink, wink to the teachers out there.) Surely, your kids will get a kick out of the word haberdashery;Oct 21 2010 | Read Full Review of 13 Words
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