No catches, no fine print just unconditional book loving for your children with their favourites saved to their own digital bookshelf.
New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop plus lots lots more...Find out more
Written by Lemony Snicket
Part of the A Series of Unfortunate Events SeriesWrite A Review
This bestselling series (in fact in the top five of bestsellers of the last decade), now at long last available in paperback. More terrifying than a mob, and almost as ill-tempered, this is the eighth in the series. The miserable lives of the Baudelaire orphans continue as they are relentlessly pursued by the evil Count Olaf. Lemony Snicket goes from strength to strength and in The Hostile Hospital Klaus and Sunny must rescue Violet from Olaf’s clutches on the operating table but the only way of escape is in the boot of Count Olaf’s car, possibly more dangerous than the rescue itself. With all the usual Snicket devices in place, readers old and new will not to be disappointed.
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 Hostile Hospital - There are many pleasant things to read about, but this book contains none of them. Within its pages are such burdensome details as a suspicious shopkeeper, unnecessary surgery, heartshaped balloons, and some very starling news about a fire. Clearly you do not want to read about such things.
|Publication date:||5th July 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
Check out the latest activities in our KidsZone.