Series of the Year - Lemony Snicket Series of the Year - Lemony Snicket

The End (A Series of Unfortunate Events 13)
Lemony Snicket
This bestselling series (in fact in the top five of bestsellers of the last decade), now at long last available in paperback. Deeply ironic and highly regarded, the series regales readers with the hugely entertaining details of the tragic... Featured in: 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/10/2010
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The Penultimate Peril (A Series of Unfortunate Events 12)
Lemony Snicket
This bestselling series (in fact in the top five of bestsellers of the last decade), now at long last available in paperback. Deeply ironic and highly regarded, the series regales readers with the hugely entertaining details of the tragic life... Featured in: 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/09/2010
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The Grim Grotto (A Series of Unfortunate Events 11)
Lemony Snicket
This bestselling series (in fact in the top five of bestsellers of the last decade), now at long last available in paperback. Deeply ironic and highly regarded, the series regales readers with the hugely entertaining details of the tragic life... Featured in: 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/08/2010
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The Slippery Slope (A Series of Unfortunate Events 10)
Lemony Snicket
This bestselling series (in fact in the top five of bestsellers of the last decade), now at long last available in paperback. Deeply ironic and highly regarded, the series regales readers with the hugely entertaining details of the tragic life... Featured in: 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/08/2010
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The Carnivorous Carnival (A Series of Unfortunate Events 9)
Lemony Snicket
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 seventh in the series. The miserable... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/07/2010
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The Hostile Hospital (A Series of Unfortunate Events 8)
Lemony Snicket
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... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/07/2010
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The Vile Village (A Series of Unfortunate Events 7)
Lemony Snicket
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 seventh in the series. The miserable lives... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2010
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The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events 1)
Lemony Snicket
This bestselling series (in fact in the top five of bestsellers of the last decade), now at long last available in paperback, launches with the suitably named title that charts the unlucky reason why the whole woeful story of the... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/01/2010
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The Ersatz Elevator (A Series of Unfortunate Events 6)
Lemony Snicket
This bestselling series (in fact in the top five of bestsellers of the last decade), now at long last available in paperback. More eerie than an elevator shaft, and almost as dark, this is the sixth page-turning mystery featuring the... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2010
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The Austere Academy (A Series of Unfortunate Events 5)
Lemony Snicket
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.... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2010
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The Miserable Mill (A Series of Unfortunate Events 4)
Lemony Snicket
This bestselling series (in fact in the top five of bestsellers of the last decade), now at long last available in paperback. More arduous than hard labor, and almost as rewarding. This is the fourth in the series. There is... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2010
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The Wide Window (A Series of Unfortunate Events 3)
Lemony Snicket
More destructive than a hurricane, and almost as damp. The third in this bestselling series (in fact in the top five of bestsellers of the last decade), sees the Baudelaire children moved to their third guardian, Aunt Josephine, who lives... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/01/2010
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The Reptile Room (A Series of Unfortunate Events 2)
Lemony Snicket
The second in this bestselling series (in fact in the top five of bestsellers of the last decade), now at long last available in paperback, sees the Baudelaire children taken to their new guardian, Dr Montgomery, having escaped the evil... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/01/2010
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Snicket is back!

Lemony Snicket is one of the world’s most elusive and mysterious authors. Despite our warnings 60 million copies of his books have been sold – he’s the 5th bestselling children’s author of the last decade. That’s no mean feat.

This huge series of books (and movies) about the Baudelaire orphans - Violet, Klaus and Sunny - is at long last available to buy in paperback. Their brilliantly strange world in which, following the death of their parents, Count Olaf a distant relative who has designs on their inheritance, takes on the children and their misfortune begins.

With the paperbacks now available it's the perfect time to introduce new recruits to the series. Readers will get hooked immediately and want to read them all.

The stories are so immersive and well-loved that we thought we'd make them our Series of the Year for 2010! One to three are out now with the rest being published throughout 2010. Rest assured we’ll be the first to know when they are coming and we’ll provide taster extracts ahead of publication. This series was responsible for getting almost more kids reading than the Harry Potter Books and now with availability in paperback we believe a new generation will follow suit, particularly as the books are all quite short.

Dear Reader,

I’m sorry to say that these books tell an unhappy tale about three unlucky children. Even though they are charming and clever, the Baudelaire siblings lead lives filled with misery and woe. It is my sad duty to write down these unpleasant tales, but there is nothing stopping you from reading something happy. With all due respect, Lemony Snicket

So for all the brave readers who have yet to discover these dark tales, it’s probably best to keep away. If you do insist on reading them, don’t blame us – you have been warned.


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