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In the ninth title in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Carnivorous Carnival, the Baudelaire siblings are falsely accused of murder. On the run from Count Olaf (the real killer), the three disguise themselves in Madame Lulu's House of Freaks; Violet and Klaus masquerade as the two-headed Beverly/Elliot; Sunny poses as Chabo the Wolf Baby. Ages 10-up.
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Grade 4-7-This installment in the woeful tale of the unlucky Baudelaire orphans takes them (via the trunk of Count Olaf's car, unbeknownst to him) to the Caligari Carnival in the middle of the hinterlands. Madame Lulu has used her crystal ball in the past to help him find the children after their narrow escapes, but this time he also wants her to discern the truth about whether or not either of their parents is still alive. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny disguise themselves as freaks so that they can stay at the carnival and hopefully get to the crystal ball before the Count does. They suffer the indignation of performing in their new roles, face off a bloodthirsty mob, and escape from a pit of hungry lions. New and deviously entertaining characters are added to the cast, including Kevin the ambidextrous man, Colette the contortionist, and Hugo the hunchback. The humor is as sharp as ever, the suspense will keep readers at the edge of their seats, and the cliff-hanger ending will make them eagerly await the next episode.
Heather Dieffenbach, Lexington Public Library, KY
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Book was for my granddaughter and was in very good shape - thank youPublished 12 months ago by Colleen Ashe
The Carnivorous Carnival is definently one of the best Lemony Snicket books i have ever read. This time the kids hitch a ride in the back off Count Olafs car to the Hinterlands. Read morePublished on June 2 2004 by mike
I really love the Series of Unfortunate Events. This one is one of my favorites of the series along with the Wide Window (3), The Austere Academy (5), and the Hostile Hospital... Read morePublished on May 30 2004
In the book The Series of Unfortunate Events The Carnivorous Carnival there are three children's names are Klaus, Sunny, and Violet. Read morePublished on April 19 2004
The Carnivorous Carnival is a great book as well as the whole series. In each book Count Olaf disguises himself as someone different, then tries to kill the kids owners and capture... Read morePublished on March 6 2004 by Mel
The narration style in the books A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket is almost as unique and creative as the eccentric characters, the scary and interesting settings... Read morePublished on Feb. 22 2004 by nicole
Get ready to unlock the secrets of the carnies. The three Count orfins started off in a trunk of a car, or should I say their worst nightmare's car. Read morePublished on Feb. 20 2004
I am a fifth grader that picked up this book at independent reading. It is part of the Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket. Read morePublished on Feb. 3 2004