Shouldn't You Be In School?

by Lemony Snicket

HarperCollins | September 30, 2014 | Hardcover

Shouldn't You Be In School? is rated 4.75 out of 5 by 4.

There was a town, and there was a librarian, and there was a fire. While I was in town I was hired to investigate this fire, and I thought the librarian could help me bring a villain to justice. I was almost thirteen and I was wrong. I was wrong about all of it. I should have asked the question, "Why would someone destroy one building when they really wanted to destroy another?" Instead, I asked the wrong questions-four wrong questions, more or less. This is the account of the third.

Young apprentice Lemony Snicket is trying to smoke out an arsonist but soon finds himself enveloped in a thickening haze of mystery that has settled upon the town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea. Who is setting the fires? What secrets are hidden in the Department of Education? Why are so many schoolchildren in danger? Is it all the work of the notorious villain Hangfire? How could you even ask that?

Maybe you should be in school.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 336 pages, 7.5 × 5 × 1 in

Published: September 30, 2014

Publisher: HarperCollins

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1443401986

ISBN - 13: 9781443401982

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Book! I just bought this yesterday and I'm loving it and the series!
Date published: 2016-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing b00k I loved this book. This is my favorite book in the series so far. I especially like the fragmentary plot at the end which did not make sense until you thought they were doomed. I would reccomend this book to all readers.
Date published: 2015-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING JOB ! (as usual.) Lemony Snicker has done a super job once and again! With an amazing new book full of detail ,and clues. Leaving you realizing that the author was serving you the answer on a shiny platter the whole time!
Date published: 2014-12-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Clever series keeps going I wasn't disappointed in the third outing of Snicket's new series - in fact I was more impressed with this one than the previous two. Lemony deftly handles a fragmented mystery to pull together a satisfying outcome.
Date published: 2014-11-05

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Shouldn't You Be In School?

Shouldn't You Be In School?

by Lemony Snicket

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 336 pages, 7.5 × 5 × 1 in

Published: September 30, 2014

Publisher: HarperCollins

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1443401986

ISBN - 13: 9781443401982

From the Publisher

There was a town, and there was a librarian, and there was a fire. While I was in town I was hired to investigate this fire, and I thought the librarian could help me bring a villain to justice. I was almost thirteen and I was wrong. I was wrong about all of it. I should have asked the question, "Why would someone destroy one building when they really wanted to destroy another?" Instead, I asked the wrong questions-four wrong questions, more or less. This is the account of the third.

Young apprentice Lemony Snicket is trying to smoke out an arsonist but soon finds himself enveloped in a thickening haze of mystery that has settled upon the town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea. Who is setting the fires? What secrets are hidden in the Department of Education? Why are so many schoolchildren in danger? Is it all the work of the notorious villain Hangfire? How could you even ask that?

Maybe you should be in school.

About the Author

Lemony Snicket is often despondent, mostly about his published research, which includes A Series of Unfortunate Events andThe Composer Is Dead.

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Who Could That Be at This Hour?:

  • A New York Times Notable Children’s Book of 2012
  • A Kirkus Best of 2012 selection

“Will thrill fans of the author’s earlier works and have even reluctant readers turning pages with the fervor of seasoned bookworms. A must-have.” —School Library Journal (starred review)

“Fans of the Series of Unfortunate Events will be in heaven."" —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Full of Snicket's trademark droll humor and maddeningly open-ended, this will have readers clamoring for volume two.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Full of Snicket's characteristic wit and word play . . . this book belongs in all collections.” —Voya (starred review)

Praise for When Did You See Her Last?:

“The author's trademark wit and talent for sustaining suspense make this fast-paced, noir mystery a fun choice for kids who enjoy a good whodunit.” —School Library Journal

“Snicket introduces a sometimes charming, more often alarming cast of characters…all of whom keep the pages turning. The droll young Snicket makes a perfect presenter as he careens from difficulty to difficulty, yet always with his eye on the ball.” —Booklist