The Reptile Room
The Reptile Room

The Reptile Room

Written by Lemony Snicket & illustrated by Brett Helquist and Michael Kupperman
Book #2 in the A Series of Unfortunate Events Series
8 - 12
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Aug 25, 1999
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Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent children. They are charming, and resourceful, and have pleasant facial features. Unfortunately, they are exceptionally unlucky. In the first two books alone, the three youngsters encounter a greedy and repulsive villain, itchy clothing, a disastrous fire, a plot to steal their fortune, a lumpy bed, a deadly serpent, a large brass reading lamp, a long knife, and a terrible odour. In the tradition of great storytellers, from Dickens to Dahl, comes an exquisitely dark comedy that is both literary and irreverent, hilarious and deftly crafted. Never before has a tale of three likeable and unfortunate children been quite so enchanting, or quite so uproariously unhappy.

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Publication Date
August 25, 1999
Page Count
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Middle Grade
Reading Age
8 - 12 years
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