The author of A Series of Unfortunate Events invites readers to solve the mystery of his own demise in this unique volume full of surprises, delight and bewilderment, perfect for all fans.
A brand-new book from the bestselling author of A Series of Unfortunate Events - a cautionary tale about his own demise.
For curious children and adults alike.
For more than twenty years, Lemony Snicket has led millions of young readers through a mysterious world of bewildering questions and unfortunate events. With this latest book - a love letter to readers young and old about the vagaries of real life - long-time fans and new readers alike will experience Snicket's distinctive voice in a new way.
This true story - as true as Lemony Snicket himself - begins with a puzzling note under his door: You had poison for breakfast. Following a winding trail of clues to solve the mystery of his own demise, Snicket takes us on a thought-provoking tour of his predilections...
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Number of pages: 176
Dimensions: 178 x 129 x 16 mm
'Poison for Breakfast is a book to savour. Every sentence is perfectly balanced to surprise, delight, intrigue and, yes, bewilder the reader. A book about impending death which captures the simple, but profound, joys of being alive. I am a long-time Lemony Snicket fan and this is his best yet.' - Sarah Hagger-Holt, author of Nothing Ever Happens Here
'Witty, clever and unsettling - it's Lemony Snicket at his finest, and bright minds that love dark delights will gobble it right up.' - Rachel Delahaye, author of Mort the Meek
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This was a joy to read! Quirky, witty and so very cleverly written.
This book will take you on a little journey of discovery after he finds the note...
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A truly bizarre and mysterious tale that takes you through the day in which he had poison for breakfast. Filled with complete and utter weirdness of wonder in true Lemony Snicket fashion. Although I have to say I am... More
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