A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning (Book 1)

Suggested age 8 – 12


Author: Lemony Snicket
ISBN: 9781405266062
Date Published: 3 Sept. 2012

‘When Did you Last See Her?’

‘Shouldn’t You Be in School?’

‘Why is This Night Different from All Other Nights?’

Lemony Snicket was born before you were and is likely to die before you as well. He was born in a small town where the inhabitants were suspicious and prone to riot. He grew up near the sea and currently lives beneath it. Until recently, he was living somewhere else.

Brett Helquist was born in Ganado, Arizona, grew up in Orem, Utah, and now lives in New York City. He earned a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Brigham Young University and has been illustrating ever since. His art has appeared in many publications, including Cricket magazine and The New York Times.


Dimensions13 × 1.5 × 18 cm



Age 7 – 9, Age 9 – 12




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