A Series of Unfortunate Events #7: The Vile Village

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A Series of Unfortunate Events #7: The Vile Village

By  Lemony Snicket , Illustrated By  Brett Helquist , Michael Kupperman
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Dear Reader,

You have undoubtedly picked up this book by mistake, so please put it down. Nobody in their right mind would read this particular book about the lives of Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire on purpose, because each dismal moment of their stay in the village of V.F.D. has been faithfully and dreadfully recorded in these pages.

I can think of no single reason why anyone would want to open a book containing such unpleasant matters as migrating crows, an angry mob, a newspaper headline, the arrest of innocent people, the Deluxe Cell, and some very strange hats. It is my solemn and sacred occupation to research each detail of the Baudelaire children's lives and write them all down, but you may prefer to do some other solemn and sacred thing, such as reading another book instead.

With all due respect,

Lemony Snicket

Lemony Snicket had an unusual education, which may or may not explain his ability to evade capture. He is the author of the 13 volumes in A Series of Unfortunate Events, several picture books including The Dark, and the books collectively titled All The Wrong Questions.



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.



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.

ISBN: 9780064408653

ISBN-10: 9780064408653

Publisher: HarperCollins

Publication Date: 04/24/2001 - 12:00am

On Sale: 04/24/2001 - 12:00am

Pages: 272

Language: English

Categories

Juvenile Fiction / Family / Orphans & Foster Homes

Juvenile Fiction / Family / Siblings

Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories