The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket

January 20th, 2010 by

Reviewed by: Bat, Age 11 from Texas

Rating: ★★★★½

Picture this: you’re a member of a really rich family. You’re playing on the beach one day when a banker with a really bad cough turns up and tells you that your parents died in a fire that destroyed your whole mansion. You’re then put into the care of a really mean man who wants to inherit your fortune and makes you do all the chores. That’s exactly what happens to the Baudelaire childre*************** Sorry, my typewriter broke. As I was saying, that’s exactly what happened to the Baudelaire children. How do they cope? You’ll have to read this book (and the whole series) to find out. (One of the children loves inventing, another reads a lot, and another bites everything in sight.)

10 Responses

  • Meghan writes:
    January 20th, 2010 at 12:02 pm

    I’ve read the whole series! I love those books. I wish there was a book 14…

    • Karen from Kidsmomo writes:
      January 20th, 2010 at 9:33 pm

      @Meghan: I completely agree with you. I feel like there are still so many unanswered questions!

    • marufa writes:
      January 22nd, 2010 at 7:04 pm

      I know wow,crazy!!1

    • Bat writes:
      January 26th, 2010 at 9:54 am

      There is a 14th book: Chapter Fourteen, at the end of The End (book 13).

  • cody writes:
    January 21st, 2010 at 2:34 pm

    i agree

  • Stephanie writes:
    January 28th, 2010 at 4:12 pm

    wanna read this book i am guessing this is the movie… only the book? :/ 🙂 😀

  • me writes:
    January 30th, 2010 at 6:11 pm

    A Flashlight-Under-the-Covers book! Awesome!

  • Renee writes:
    February 9th, 2010 at 8:58 am

    wow great review I think Im going to read that book!

  • bookworm writes:
    August 1st, 2010 at 4:37 pm

    i read all of this series and they were boring

  • kidsmomo writes:
    November 11th, 2015 at 11:41 am

    Love your review, Ilove this series.

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