The Grim Grotto by Lemony Snicket
(A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 11)

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Warning: Your day will become very dark - and possibly damp - if you read this book.

Plan to spend this spring in hiding. Lemony Snicket is back with the eleventh book in his New York Times bestselling A Series of Unfortunate Events.

Lemony Snicket's saga about the charming, intelligent and grossly unlucky Baudelaire orphans continues to provoke suspicion and despair in readers the world over. In the eleventh and most alarming volume yet in the bestselling phenomenon A Series of Unfortunate Events, the intrepid siblings delve further into the dark mystery surrounding the death of their parents and the baffling VFD organisation.

Ages 9+

 

About Lemony Snicket

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Lemony Snicket is often despondent, mostly about his published research, which includes A Series of Unfortunate Events and The Composer Is Dead. Brett Helquist's celebrated art has graced books from the charming Roger, The Jolly Pirate, to the alarming New York Times bestselling A Series of Unfortunate Events, to the cozy E. B. White Read-Aloud Award finalist bedtime for bear. He lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.
 
Published October 13, 2009 by HarperCollins. 352 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships. Fiction

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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.

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In the new installment in Lemony Snicket's bestselling series, A Series of Unfortunate Events #11: The Grim Grotto, illus.

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BC Books

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Snicket (who is actually writer Daniel Handler) manages to ratchet up the stakes yet again with The Grim Grotto, which finds our heroes in more than a few difficult, and often nearly deadly, predicaments.

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Rowling and her wildly successful Harry Potter novels, as Snicket's nearly-as-successful "Series of Unfortunate Events" books are written with such a dour (a word which here means "incredibly sad and depressing") tone that one can hardly imagine the author being particularly thrilled at being the...

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KidsReads

Since this is Book the Eleventh of a thirteen-book series, though, the end of the Baudelaires' adventures is rapidly approaching and the Hotel Denouement is in sight.

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The adventures that follow as the crew tries to get to the aforementioned sugar bowl before Count Olaf are so horrible that the narrator inserts factual information about the water cycle so that readers will get bored and stop reading the book.

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