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The austere academy / by Lemony Snicket ; illustrated by Brett Helquist.

Snicket, Lemony, (author.). Helquist, Brett, (illustrator.).


There is nothing to be found in the pages of these books but misery and despair. You still have time to choose something else to read. But if you must know what unpleasantries befall the charming and clever Baudelaire children read on ... "The Austere Academy": In these chapters the children face snapping crabs, strict punishments, dripping fungus, comprehensive exams, violin recitals, S.O.R.E. and the metric system.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781405266116
  • ISBN: 1405266112
  • Physical Description: 221, 17 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: London : Egmont, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes first chapter of The Ersatz elevator.
Originally published: New York: HarperCollins Children's, 2000; London: Egmont, 2001.
Target Audience Note:
Subject: Baudelaire, Klaus (Fictitious character) > Juvenile fiction.
Baudelaire, Sunny (Fictitious character) > Juvenile fiction.
Baudelaire, Violet (Fictitious character) > Juvenile fiction.
Orphans > Juvenile fiction.
Siblings > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Humorous stories.
Children's stories.
Humorous fiction.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Crawford County.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crawford County Library-Steelville PBJF SNI (Text) 33431000744472 New J Fiction Available -

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