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The Penultimate Peril

Written by Lemony Snicket & illustrated by Brett Helquist and Michael Kupperman
Published by HarperCollins
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Lemony Snicket returns with the last book before the last book of his bestselling A Series of Unfortunate Events. Scream and run away before the secrets of the series are revealed!

Very little is known about Lemony Snicket and A Series of Unfortunate Events. What we do know is contained in the following brief list:

  • The books have inexplicably sold millions and millions of copies worldwide
  • People in more than 40 countries are consumed by consuming Snicket
  • The movie was as sad as the books, if not more so
  • Like unrefrigerated butter and fungus, the popularity of these books keeps spreading

Even less is known about book the twelfth in this alarming phenomenon. What we do know is contained in the following brief list:

  • In this book, things only get worse
  • Count Olaf is still evil
  • The Baudelaire orphans do not win a contest
  • The title begins with the word ‘The’

Sometimes, ignorance is bliss.

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Who Wrote The Penultimate Peril

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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 Penultimate Peril

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Brett Helquist

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

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Michael Kupperman

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

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Discover All the Books in the A Series of Unfortunate Events Series

The Series

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The Wide Window book
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The Miserable Mill book
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4.5
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The End book
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4.8
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The Carnivorous Carnival book
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4.8
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The Reptile Room book
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4.8
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The Hostile Hospital book
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4.5
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The Austere Academy book
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4.5
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The Ersatz Elevator book
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4.8
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The Vile Village book
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4.5
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The Grim Grotto book
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4.8
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The Slippery Slope book
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4.5
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The Bad Beginning book
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5.3
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Book Details

ISBN:
9780064410151
Publication Date:
January 1, 2005
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0064410153

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