The Bad Beginning

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It's a good thing that Violet Baudelaire has a real knack for inventing things. When misery comes to call, the right invention at the right time can mean everything. It's also fortunate that her brother, Klaus, has read lots of books and knows many important things, like how to tell an alligator from a crocodile and who killed Julius Caesar. When everything that can possibly go wrong does, a small fact can be vital. It's lucky, too, that Sunny Baudelaire, the youngest sibling, likes to bite things. Even though she is an infant, and scarcely larger than a boot, she has four very big and sharp teeth. When trouble comes along, sharp teeth can save the day. But most of all, it is good fortune that Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are as sturdy and resilient as they are, for ahead of these three children lies a seemingly infinite series of unfortunate events.
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Grouped Work ID502639e3-6c5c-db2b-41a5-9cfe84d3f1a7
Grouping Titlebad beginning
Grouping Authorsnicket lemony
Grouping Categorybook
Last Grouping Update2019-11-13 13:46:53PM
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auth_author2Curry, Tim,
Curry, Tim.
Helquist, Brett,
Helquist, Brett.
Potter, Charles, 1944-
authorSnicket, Lemony,
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Curry, Tim.
Curry, Tim.|Narrator
Gothic Archies.
Helquist, Brett,illustrator.
Helquist, Brett.
Potter, Charles,1944-
hoopla digital.
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display_descriptionAfter the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudelaire children must depend on each other and their wits when it turns out that the distant relative who is appointed their guardian is determined to use any means necessary to get their fortune. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent children. They are charming, and resourceful, and have pleasant facial features. Unfortunately, they are exceptionally unlucky. Imagine tales so terrible that as many as fifty million innocents have been ruined by them-tales so indelibly horrid that the New York Times bestseller list has been unable to rid itself of them for seven years. Now imagine if this scourge suddenly became available in a shameful new edition so sensational, so irresistible, so riddled with lurid new pictures that even a common urchin would wish for it. Who among us would be safe? -- Publisher description.
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title_displayThe Bad Beginning
title_fullThe Bad Beginning / by Lemony Snicket ; illustrations by Brett Helquist
The bad beginning / by Lemony Snicket ; illustrations by Brett Helquist
The bad beginning [book on CD sound recording] / Lemony Snicket
The bad beginning [compact disc] / Lemony Snicket ; [adapted for audio by Charles Potter]
The bad beginning [electronic resource] / Lemony Snicket
The bad beginning [sound recording (CD)] / Lemony Snicket
The bad beginning [sound recording] / Lemony Snicket
The bad beginning [sound recording] / by Lemony Snicket
title_shortThe Bad Beginning
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Baudelaire, Klaus (Fictitious character)
Baudelaire, Sunny
Baudelaire, Sunny (Fictitious character)
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