The Series of Unfortunate Events Series
by Lemony Snicket (Author) Brett Helquist (Illustrator)
This darkly humorous adventure series tells the miserable tale of the ill-fated Baudelaire siblings and their menacing relative Count Olaf. When the children receive the terrible news that their parents have died and their home has been burned to the ground, Violet, Klaus and Sunny are shipped off to live with a distant relative - the greedy and revolting Count Olaf - whose only interest lies in wheedling the poor children out of their substanial inheritance.
But unbeknowst to the conniving Count, these children are not so easily thwarted. Violet is one of the greatest inventors of her time, Klaus is a bookish-type with immense general knowledge and little Sunny possesses four razor-sharp teeth which she will not hesitate to use if threatened. The despicable Count has met his match with these three orphans! Read on if you dare...