The Ersatz Elevator (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Bk 6)
The Ersatz Elevator - A Series of Unfortunate Events, Bk 6 Author:Lemony Snicket Dear Reader, — If you have just picked up this particular book, then it is not too late to put it back down. Like the previous books in A Series of Unfortunate Events, there is nothing to be found in these pages but misery, despair, and discomfort, and you still have time to choose something else to read. — Within the chapters of thi... more »s story, Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire encounter a darkened staircase, a red herring, some friends in a dire situation, three mysterious initials, a liar with an evil scheme, a secret passageway, and parsley soda.
I have sworn to write down these tales of the Baudelaire orphans so the general public will know each terrible thing that has happened to them, but if you decide to read something else instead, you will save yourself from a heapful of horror and woe.
"The woeful saga of the Baudelaire orphans continues as evil Count Olaf discovers their whereabouts at Esmé Squalor's seventy-one bedroom penthouse and concocts a new plan for stealing their family fortune." - worldcat.org
Please let your children read these books. Even as young as second grade will benefit from the writing style and the need to make crucial inferences with the storylines. These books are good for your kids' brains, parents. Excellent books!
A delightful read steeped in sarcasm, cynicism, witticism, and a number of other isms that add up to a great installment in the Series of Unfortunate Events. Younger readers and adults will both be able to appreciate the humorous tone with which the Beaudelaire orphans are exposed to and react to the events unfolding around them. A fun, easy read that even finicky readers might have trouble putting down.