A Series of Unfortunate Events #3: The Wide Window: Or, Disappearance! by Lemony SnicketA Series of Unfortunate Events #3: The Wide Window: Or, Disappearance! by Lemony Snicket

A Series of Unfortunate Events #3: The Wide Window: Or, Disappearance!

byLemony Snicket

Paperback | September 4, 2007

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Dear Reader,

If you have not read anything about the Baudelaire orphans, then before you read even one more sentence, you should know this: Violet, Klaus, and Sunny are kindhearted and quick-witted, but their lives, I am sorry to say, are filled with bad luck and misery. All of the stories about these three children are unhappy and wretched, and this one may be the worst of them all. If you haven't got the stomach for a story that includes a hurricane, a signalling device, hungry leeches, cold cucumber soup, a horrible villain, and a doll named Pretty Penny, then this book will probably fill you with despair. I will continue to record these tragic tales, for that is what I do. You, however, should decide for yourself whether you can possibly endure this miserable story.

With all due respect,

Lemony Snicket

Lemony Snicket is often despondent, mostly about his published research, which includes A Series of Unfortunate Events and The Composer Is Dead.
Title:A Series of Unfortunate Events #3: The Wide Window: Or, Disappearance!Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.42 inPublished:September 4, 2007Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061146331

ISBN - 13:9780061146336

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this book! This book is one of my favourites in the series. I’ve always been a book nerd, so I loved the grammar elements in the story. Their Aunt Josephine is obsessed with grammar, so she is always correcting other people’s language. She is also afraid of everything, from answering the phone to turning a doorknob. She is quite extreme but it makes the story funny. Even thought I knew how the story ended, I loved reading about the puzzle the kids had to solve at the end. After this book, the puzzles the children have to solve become more complicated. I can’t wait to continue rereading the series!
Date published: 2018-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Witty and Dark I love how there is an air of mystery as the events of The Wide Window unfolds. However, the unhappy ending that is prevalent in all of the ASOUE books is quite fitting for this book, as it's depressing yet realistic, showing the tragedy that is the Baudelaires' situation, which leaves you grasping for more after the book is finished.
Date published: 2018-07-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from My Favourite This is a great book! I love the mystery surrounding this book. It's a good book without being too dark.
Date published: 2018-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lemony Snicket is hilarious The Reptile Room and The Wide Window are probably my two favourites of the series. It's a great choice for young readers - good vocabulary,and excellent, witty narration.
Date published: 2018-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this series! I really love reading these stories out loud to my kid. They are so funny, and cartoonishly dark.
Date published: 2018-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Fabulous Series I'm usually not a fan of soft covers, but I adore the new art on the covers of these re-releases, and am adding them to my shelf beside the classic hardcovers!
Date published: 2017-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Wide Window Each one is different and just as mysterious. A great serious.
Date published: 2017-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This series is fantastic through and through. Great series! Definitely one to stick with you forever with it's creative and witty writing style.
Date published: 2017-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favourite series! I started reading these books in elementary school and continued reading into my teenage years. Daniel Handler aka Lemony Snicket can twist and play with words like no other and his style is a delight to read. Although the unfortunate events are numerous, this is more than a depressing read. The Baudelaires are truly resilient and it's inspiring and comforting all at once. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-01-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from amazing! interesting and a good read
Date published: 2016-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome book but a sad ending I liked the first quarter of this book.
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from awsome book This book was good its about Count Olaf and the bauldaire children . Count Olaf wants therpir fourtune and the hook handed man is the doctor
Date published: 2015-04-05