The Truth Behind a Series of Unfortunate Events: Eyeballs, Leeches, Hypnotism, and Orphans---Exploring Lemony Snicket's World by Lois Gresh
A Series of Unfortunate Events is one of the most popular children's series in the world and will be a major motion picture starring Jim Carrey, Mery! Streep and Jude Law coming this Christmas season. Now comes the ultimate companion guide to these fun and wildly successful novels. Digging beneath the surface, Lois Gresh uses science, history and little-known facts to dig deep into the world of A Series of Unfortunate Events and provides young readers everywhere with how-to-hints and tips, quizzes, cool anecdotes, fun facts and information in everything Lemony. Including: Facts about handwriting analysis and forgery; Killer leeches, crabs, fungi and peppermint - all you need to know; The truth about hypnosis - and how to use it! Real child inventors and their amazing inventions; How to build a telephone, a hot air balloon and an automatic harmonica; Are you as smart as Violet & Clause - the ultimate quiz; And much more!