The Slippery Slope by Lemony Snicket
(A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 10)

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Synopsis

Like bad smells, uninvited weekend guests or very old eggs, there are some things that ought to be avoided.

Snicket's saga about the charming, intelligent, and grossly unlucky Baudelaire orphans continues to alarm its distressed and suspicious fans the world over. The 10th book in this outrageous publishing effort features more than the usual dose of distressing details, such as snow gnats, an organised troupe of youngsters, an evil villain with a dastardly plan, a secret headquarters and some dangerous antics you should not try at home. With the weather turning colder, this is one chilling book you would be better off without.

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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. 360 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Business & Economics. Fiction

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Stand back, Snicket fans, the latest Unfortunate Events are about to unfold in The Slippery Slope by Lemony Snicket, illus.

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USA Today

Subtitle: "The Strange Death of World War II's Most Audacious General" Detective Alex Cross must try to save his family as he's stalked by a psychotic genius.

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Common Sense Media

Salinger, or the author's hilarious explanation of a famous Robert Frost poem: "The poet found that the road less traveled was peaceful but quite lonely, and he was probably a bit nervous as he went along, because if anything happened on the road less traveled, the other travelers would be on the...

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KidsReads

All the familiar characters are here --- the orphans Violet, Klaus and Sunny, Count Olaf, his girlfriend Esme, and his band of nefarious villains --- and the plot jumps right in where THE CARNIVOROUS CARNIVAL left off, with Violet and Klaus hurtling down a mountainside at top speed.

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