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The Hostile Hospital

Written by Lemony Snicket & illustrated by Brett Helquist and Michael Kupperman
Published by HarperCollins
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Sep 4, 2001
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The Baudelaires need a safe place to stay—somewhere far away from terrible villains and local police. A quiet refuge where misfortune never visits. Might Heimlich Hospital be just the place?

In Lemony Snicket’s eighth ghastly installment in A Series of Unfortunate Events, I’m sorry to say that the Baudelaire orphans will spend time in a hospital where they risk encountering a misleading newspaper headline, unnecessary surgery, an intercom system, anesthesia, heart-shaped balloons, and some very startling news about a fire.

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Who Wrote The Hostile Hospital

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Lemony Snicket

Lemony Snicket is the author of the thirteen volumes in A Series of Unfortunate Events; several picture books, including The Dark; and the books collectively titled All the Wrong Questions.

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Who Illustrated The Hostile Hospital

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Brett Helquist

<p>Brett Helquist’s celebrated art has graced books from the charming <em>Bedtime for Bear</em>, which he also wrote, to the <em>New York Times</em>-bestselling <em>A Series of Unfortunate Events</em> by Lemony Snicket to the glorious picture book adaptation of Charles Dickens’s <em>A Christmas Carol</em>. He lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.</p>

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Michael Kupperman

Michael Kupperman has done many illustrations for such publications as <em>Fortune, The New Yorker, and The New York Times.</em> He frequently writes scripts for DC Comics. This is his first book.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780064408660
Publication Date:
September 4, 2001
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0064408663

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