The Series of Unfortunate EventsThe Wide Window By Lemony Snicket Reviewed by Jessica Kilby 8B The Series of Unfortunate Events are a series of books written by Lemony Snicket. The Wide Window is the third book in the series; it’s about a girl called Violet and her two siblings Klaus and Sunny. Violet was the eldest. She liked to invent things. When she was thinking about inventions she tied her hair up with a ribbon. Next there’s Klaus who liked to read. He stayed up late into the night reading. Sunny was the youngest: she was only a baby who liked to bite things. Violet, Klaus and Sunny’s parents died and they were left with a distant relative who treated them badly, so they went somewhere else. Unfortunately all their relatives came to gruesome ends. My favourite character is Violet because she is a unique girl. As she is the eldest she is now in charge of the sibling’s well being. She is also smart and gets lost in her dreams and thoughts. She is often in a world of her own. I also like the way she comes up with cleaver plans to save her siblings from danger and her inventions are very imaginative. She can make something out of anything. I like the part when her evil relative Count Olaf who was their first guardian came to catch them by fooling their aunt that he was Captain Sham. They tried everything possible to try to prove that he wasn’t the really kind Captain Sham, but was their really evil exguardian Count Olaf. Their aunt refused to believe them as he had disguised everything about himself; his tattoo of an eye on his ankle, his one eyebrow and his shiny eyes. I liked it because it was very cunning and clever the way he attempted to get the children. I think this book would appeal to eleven year olds and above, as it is very interesting how the author has written the story and how well he has described the characters, giving them loads of detail which make them seem real.