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When Did You See Her Last?

Written by Lemony Snicket

Part of the All The Wrong Questions Series

Crime / Mystery Featured Books for 7+ readers Featured Books for 9+ readers General Fiction Recommended Children's eBooks Thrillers

LoveReading View on When Did You See Her Last?

The second in the highly anticipated new series by Lemony Snicket, the enigmatic author of the bestselling A Series of Unfortunate Events. The series reveals how a young Lemony Snicket, in a fading town, far from anyone he knew or trusted, began an apprenticeship in a secret organisation. This time he must find a missing girl.

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When Did You See Her Last? Synopsis

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 last at the grocery store? Or could she have stopped at the diner? Is it really any of your business? These are all the wrong questions.

 

Book 1, Who Could That be at This Hour

Book 3, Shouldn't you be in school?


Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events has sold over 60 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 39 languages.

When Did You See Her Last? Reader Reviews

Kids love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title.

  • Richie Upchurch, age 7 - 'This is a complicated mystery with lots of extra mysteries in it. It’s a really good book and I really want to read the next book to find out what happened to Ellington Feint’s missing father.' Read full review >
  • Alice East, age 9 - 'I would like to read the rest of this series.' Read full review >
  • Mia Thurston-Mathews, age 10 - 'It is about a young Lemony Snicket, an apprentice detective who likes his own ideas and doesn't take advice easily. It was a very humorous book and once I started I couldn't stop.' Read full review >
  • Emily Golding, age 7 - 'FAB!  Great  story!  I loved it.  This  book was a mystery that kept me guessing  till the end.' Read full review >
  • Tomasz Hawryszczuk, age 9 - 'A really wacky mystery novel which I would recommend to anyone over the age of nine, including adults (as I read it with my Mum). If you can imagine Dr Seuss books for older readers, this is it.' Read full review >
  • Tom White, age 10 - 'When Did You See Her Last? is a good fun mystery book that has a few tricky words to read. Overall it is a great fun book.' Read full review >
  • Eloise Mae Clarkson, age 12 - 'The characters were amazing;  the personalities were great and they were all unique. The plot was brilliant and you couldn't guess the ending.'  Read full review >

When Did You See Her Last? Press Reviews

'Charming, clever and enormously enjoyable' Guardian

'Wonderfully eccentric and addictive ... Just beautiful writing' Observer

'Better than ever' Independent

'A must for SOUE fans and converts' Daily Mail

'A dazzlingly clever, funny and literary concoction' Irish Times

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781405271066
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781405256223
Publication date: 15/10/2013
Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781405271066
Publication date: 5th June 2014
Author: Lemony Snicket
Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Crime / Mystery, General Fiction, Thrillers
Recommendations: eBooks, Reviewed by Children

About Lemony Snicket

Image © Meredith Heuer Lemony Snicket had an unusual education and a perplexing youth, and now endures a despondent adulthood. His previous published works include the thirteen volumes in A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Composer Is Dead, and 13 Words. His forthcoming book, “Who Could That Be at This Hour?”, which is the first question in a series of All The Wrong Questions, will be made available only to the general public on October 23, 2012.  He is represented in all matters literary, legal, and social by Daniel Handler, author of the Printz Honor-award winning Why We Broke Up. ...

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