Now Australia's Biggest Toy Shop

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

The Wide Window
By

Rating
Hurry - Only 4 left in stock!

Product Description
Product Details

Reviews

Gr 4-7-This third episode in the series by Lemony Snicket (HarperCollins, 2000) finds the Baudelaire orphans Violet, Klaus, and Sunny going off to live with widowed Aunt Josephine. A very nervous lady, she is afraid of almost everything, including the stove, the telephone, and doorknobs. Her great passion in life is English grammar. In fact, she has a library filled with just grammar books. Unfortunately for the orphans, Aunt Josephine's house is perched precariously on a cliff that overlooks Lake Lachrymose, a lake filled with deadly leeches. In addition, Hurricane Herman is headed toward them. But, most unfortunate for the orphans, Count Olaf, in the guise of Captain Sham, has found them and gained the trust of Aunt Josephine. Once again, it is up to the orphans to use their wiles in order to stay out of his evil clutches. The Wide Window is read by the author. Although Snicket doesn't differentiate much between the voices of the characters, he does a fine job of bringing his story to gloomy life. The only detraction to the reading is the slightly jarring music at the beginnings of the tapes. Otherwise, this is a good addition to collections where A Series of Unfortunate Events is popular.-Veronica Schwartz, Des Plaines Public Library, IL Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.

Author Lemony Snicket (aka Daniel Handler) reads volumes three and four of his Series of Unfortunate Events saga. A snappy, techno tune by a group called the Gothic Archies serves as toe-tapping introduction to Handler's chipper performance of his humorously melodramatic tales. The first two audiobooks in the series, performed by British actor Tim Curry, were released by Listening Library in March. (May) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling The Wide Window (A Series of Unfortunate Events) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Back to top