The Composer Is Dead by Lemony SnicketThe Composer Is Dead by Lemony Snicket

The Composer Is Dead

byLemony Snicket

Hardcover | March 3, 2009

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There's dreadful news from the symphony hall—the composer is dead!

If you have ever heard an orchestra play, then you know that musicians are most certainly guilty of something. Where exactly were the violins on the night in question? Did anyone see the harp? Is the trumpet protesting a bit too boisterously?

In this perplexing murder mystery, everyone seems to have a motive, everyone has an alibi, and nearly everyone is a musical instrument. But the composer is still dead.

Perhaps you can solve the crime yourself. Join the Inspector as he interrogates all the unusual suspects. Then listen to the accompanying audio recording featuring Lemony Snicket and the music of Nathaniel Stookey performed by the San Francisco Symphony. Hear for yourself exactly what took place on that fateful, well-orchestrated evening.

Lemony Snicket is often despondent, mostly about his published research, which includes A Series of Unfortunate Events andThe Composer Is Dead.
Title:The Composer Is DeadFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.34 inPublished:March 3, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061236276

ISBN - 13:9780061236273

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favourite Children's Book This book is so clever, so beautifully illustrated, and so hilarious--educational too? Everyone needs it.
Date published: 2017-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from "Lemony Snicket At His Best" I think that Lemony Snicket did a great job at writing this book, and I highly praise the illustrations to the book. I truthfully loved reading it and it truly was, Snicket at his best.
Date published: 2013-07-16

Editorial Reviews

"A deliciously morbid entertainment in the vein of his Series of Unfortuante Events.hugely enjoyable undertaking for young and old alike." (San Francisco Chronicle)