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Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Best Book of the Decade. This bestselling series (in fact in the top five of bestsellers of the last decade), now at long last available in paperback. More ghastly than boarding school, and almost as interminable. This is the fifth in the unputdownable and unforgettable series. There is nothing to be found in the pages of these books but misery and despair. You still have time to choose something else to read. But if you must know what unpleasantries befall the charming and clever Baudelaire children read on... The Austere Academy : In these chapters the children face snapping crabs, strict punishments, dripping fungus, comprehensive exams, violin recitals, S.O.R.E. and the metric system.
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The Austere Academy (A Series of Unfortunate Events 5) by Lemony Snicket
|Publication date:||1st March 2010|
|Publisher:||Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont Childrens Books|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
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. ...More About Lemony Snicket