Series Of Unfortunate Events #3: The Wide Window Cd: The Wide Window Cd by Lemony SnicketSeries Of Unfortunate Events #3: The Wide Window Cd: The Wide Window Cd by Lemony Snicket

Series Of Unfortunate Events #3: The Wide Window Cd: The Wide Window Cd

byLemony Snicket

Audio Book (CD) | June 17, 2003

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Dear Listener,

I am sorry to say that the lives of the Baudelaire orphans, Violet, Klaus and Sunny, are filled with bad luck and misery. All of the stories about these three children are unhappy and wretched, and the one you are holding may be the worst of them all.

If you haven't got the stomach for a story that includes a hurricane, hungry leeches, cold cucumber soup and a doll named Pretty Penny, then this audio will probably fill you with despair.

I also shouldn't mention the interactive features of the CD, which include:

  • A perplexing word game
  • Photos from The Lemony Snicket Archives
  • Art from The Brett Helquist gallery

    I will continue to record these tragic tales for that is what I do. You should decide for yourself if 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:Series Of Unfortunate Events #3: The Wide Window Cd: The Wide Window CdFormat:Audio Book (CD)Published:June 17, 2003Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060566159

ISBN - 13:9780060566159

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Book! This book is really fantastic and enjoyable to read.
Date published: 2018-08-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Enjoyable I remember this book quite well and I remember the "visuals" were quite fascinating to read as a kid.
Date published: 2018-08-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Series starts to lag here The aunt is a bit too over the top and the series starts to get quite repetitive here. Not fun to read aloud but if your kid is into reading it, then I recommend it.
Date published: 2018-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The wide and wonderful series continues. A favourite in this 'practically perfect series'. Our orphaned heroes continue to grow with each new adventure, and with a wry narrator that keeps the pages turning quickly.
Date published: 2018-07-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Book 3 Never have I encountered a storyteller quite like the one in this book. I absolutely love the narrative voice, the dry humor, and the adventure of the Baudelaire children.
Date published: 2018-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from a great series clever and entertaining! it is full of mysteries and very well written
Date published: 2018-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must read! One of my all time favourite series as a kid!
Date published: 2018-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wide Window Such amazing imagery. This is a series that you will read over and over again. It really sticks with you.
Date published: 2017-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Childhood Favourite A Series of Unfortunate Events is one of the book series that made me into a reader! I love these books and I constantly reread them, even as an adult. The Wide Window was one of my favourites because we continually see the resourcefulness of the Baudelaire orphans and we have a nice mystery element full of missing persons, codes, and adventure! Please read all of these books and if you're interested in an adaptation, steer clear of the Jim Carey version and watch the adaptation on Netflix! It was fantastic!
Date published: 2017-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Book! You tend to love Count Olaf despire all these unfortunate events!
Date published: 2017-08-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from More sadness in this page-turner of a book It's hard to expect anything really good to happen to these kids given the name, but it almost hurts when they're hit by another 'unfortunate event'. Great book though.
Date published: 2017-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great but unfortunate series Love this series! I read this when I was younger and learned so many words from these books. Definitely a good read :)
Date published: 2017-03-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Just Average This one was alright, took me the most time to get through. I didn't find the story to be as intriguing, and instead remembered almost all of it from the early movie adaptation.
Date published: 2017-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from funny the funniest series i've ever read!
Date published: 2017-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love the series. great story. Each series has its own twist and turn. nice to re-read everything.
Date published: 2017-02-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Starting to pick up While I enjoyed the first two books in this series, I find this is where it starts to pick up and get a bit more exciting. Olaf is awful, as always, and the Bauldelaire's show off their smarts once again
Date published: 2017-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Read the books, then watch the show :) I loved these books as a youth and now that Netflix is re-booting the franchise, it was time to re-read. The books add a lot to the overall experience. Wonderfully-written and very funny.
Date published: 2017-02-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favourite in the series Follow the Baudelaires in the third installment of the series. It was my favourite in the series.
Date published: 2017-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love them the funniest and most sarcastic series i've ever read
Date published: 2017-02-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Well done Not my favourite in the series by still really interesting. Love the characters
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Despressing - but good series I love this series, but found this particular book to be one of the more depressing and gloomy ones, therefore making it one of my least favorite.
Date published: 2017-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Part 3 Re-reading this series as the netflix adaptation is already out. Loving the nostalgia
Date published: 2017-01-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Part Three of an Interesting Read All of my friends and I were reading these book when they came out back in our elementary school days. They were different than anything on the market, and we couldn't get enough of it. There was always something to discuss amongst friends during the reading of this series, and all of us in particular remember the entire page on which was written exclusively, and excessively, very, very, very... An excellent series to introduce to younger readers. #plumreviews
Date published: 2017-01-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Third book in the series. Nice light read.
Date published: 2017-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of My Favourites of the Series Aunt Josephine is amazing. I love this series more than life.
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Timeless Series Loved this series, about to read again.
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! my favorite in the series so far
Date published: 2017-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great I think this was the book in the series that really started to hint at what was to come, and got me hooked. Great books.
Date published: 2016-12-24
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good Simple introduction to secret code
Date published: 2016-12-13
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
Rated 3 out of 5 by from "A Good Story" The Wide Window is the third installment in A Series of Unfortunate Events, the book is more scary then the first two books and I found that it wasn't the best book in the series since it took a little to get started unlike the other two books that picked up right where they left off, this book kind of was a bit boring for the first couple chapters, but still, I'd buy It due to the lack of more horrifying stuff (like leeches)! TheBookReviewer
Date published: 2013-06-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Spectacular Book! This Book, The Wide Window is from the series: A Series Of Unfortunate Events, By: Lemony Snicket. On a scale from 1 (negative)-5 (positive), I would give this book series a 4.5. Here are some links to some other reviews on this product: Some of the best things about these books (the pros) are firstly, it is from a series, so in the store until your done that series instead of having trouble finding a book, you know what book to get right away. Secondly, it has a ton of descriptive words. Thirdly, it has all kinds of different genres. Fourthly, it’s in third person's point of view. Lastly,at some points the author is actually talking to you, which I found was very interesting. The only bad thing I can name about this book (the con) is, it is a very sad, depressing book. Even though the point of this book is to have only unfortunate events, I think there should be happy endings. Although I thought it was a very sad depressing book some people like those kinds of books. I think people who like mystery or tragedy books would like this book best. There are many genres to this book, but these two are the main ones. I think the age group for this book is 8-12. I think The Wide Window is one of the best books I’ve ever read.
Date published: 2013-05-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from unfortunate events continue After their uncle's death the Baudelaires are moved to their Aunt Josephine's who lives on the top of a cliff looking down on the sea. She is scared of everything including the water below her home. Soon after being intrusted to Josephine's care she becomes infatuated with a pirate by the name of Captain Sham. Personally, I don't understand why anyone would be infatuated by a pirate that isn't in the form of Johnny Depp but each to their own. In the end, this admiration became a fatal attraction minus Glen Close. Aunt Josephine is also obsessed with proper grammar and sometimes the book felt like a messed up English lesson, although grammatical errors played an important part of the story later. I really enjoyed this one, the premise was so looney (looneyer than the first two anyway). I also appreciate the proper grammar segments, such as when to use who and whom. Mr. Poe, the man who is in charge of the desired inheritance until Violet comes of age is starting to irk me. Are people really that blind? I think he's almost as bad as Olaf as he is partly responsible for putting the children into these nasty situations. But then again if everything was hunky dory we would have a story would we?
Date published: 2012-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Surprised and impressed This book the third is great now that the baudelaire again changed gardian because there other gardian called Montgomery montgomery was killed by Count Olaf again a terrible selfish monster men. Now they need to move on with another gardian now a women called Aunt josephine who is scared of everything. They will need to live with her far away from there old town. Will count olaf desguised again to steel their fortune? you will need to read the book to know.
Date published: 2008-12-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from absolutely great for all ages the wide window is a wonderful well-thought book written by lemony Snicket. i would recommend it to anybody who can read. once you get started on your journey, you can not put the book down. i have been reading the series, and so far it has been the best. i cant say so because they are all so far so good. i will definitely read the series over when i am done. and keep all of them. have fun reading them!
Date published: 2008-06-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Weaker Than the First Two but Still Good The Baudelaire orphans are sent to live with their Aunt Josephine, who lives in a house precariously built on the edge of the cliff. Aunt Josephine has a penchant for grammar and a fear of pretty much everything. Count Olaf appears in disguise and the children must convince all the grown-ups that he is after them once again. With this third book the repetitive plot is established and I'm fairly certain each future book will have the same scenario. However, there is something charming about the repetition and the children as characters have grown dear to our hearts. This book is indeed the weaker of the three we've read so far. The grammar jokes and puzzles went over the 7yo's head and it grew old fast for me but we chuckled over the old lady's fears and the action-packed climax was an exciting read. There were several parts that sent the 7yo into giggle fits and we both felt a little teary-eyed leaving the orphans in their unfortunate circumstances once again at the end.
Date published: 2008-02-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from YOU DONE IT AGAIN LEMONY SNICKET! [That's a good thing!] I don't know why people would think his books would be horrible? They are a really great heart stopper! If your the kind of person that loves mysterys, betrail and the love of hanging on to every chapter wondering what will happen next well THIS IS THE BOOK FOR YOU!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2008-01-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very VERY INTERESTING! I thought the book was very interesting. Most of the book was really sad,I really liked the book though.It could have been better in a few spots, but overall that was the second best book I've read so far!
Date published: 2005-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Wide Window. Well, I first saw the first in November 2004 and it didnt look interesting. Yes, I judged a book by its cover. But after i saw the movie starring, Jim Carrey, Jude Law, Emily Browning, Liam Aiken, Shelby/Kara Hoffman, i liked it, so i read the first and second, and ordered the rest. I liked this one though because it was VERY interesting with the note from Aunt Joe, and much more. Fellow readers, if your looking for a good mystery book, get A Series of Unfortunate Events P.S. youll like the third
Date published: 2005-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from the best book ever!!!!!!!!!!!!1 This was the best book of the whole series! I loved when the three Baudelaires had to sail threw a big hurracaine to save Aunt Josephine! I suggest strongly that you read this book!
Date published: 2005-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Wide Window In my opinion, The Wide Window was the best book out of the whole series. I think Aunt Josephine is hilarious! I can't wait for the movie to come out.
Date published: 2004-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Series of Unfortunate Events the Wide Window I have to share my love of these books with everyone! This and all the other books in the series are totally amazing!!! I highly recomend you read them all.
Date published: 2001-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from the bad beginning this book is great!!! why I have 5 reasons 1 it is funny 2 it is execiting 3 it has twests and turns 4 the children have smart idies 5 if there is hard words he will explain it. I think this book is number 1!!!
Date published: 2001-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing, exotic, exciting, and LEMONY! This book is THE BEST BOOK I'VE EVER READ! It is exciting and funny. I like how Lemony explains what words mean that you might not know. 5 STARS!
Date published: 2000-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Morbid Baudelaires But, as midly morbid as this book happens to be, it's still an amazing read! Another gaurdian, another disaster, another brush with death, and worse, Count Olaf, and there you have it! Read past the discouraging front pages and back cover, and you find a delightful tale of woe. They outwit all the grown-ups, and try to save people, but just their luck, it never seems to work. They just get away from falling-down houses, boat-rental owners, and a lakeful of leeches with an aunt who ate a banana. These books are written in an interesting style, and have an interesting plot to boot, and put together it makes a really wonderful book. Don't believe the back.
Date published: 2000-08-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good job lemony sniket! I think that this book is very well published and that he should recieve an award of going so deeply into a child's heart!!!! LEMONY SNIKET #1!
Date published: 2000-06-11