The author of A Series of Unfortunate Events invites readers to solve the mystery of his own demise in this unique volume full of surprises, delight and bewilderment, perfect for all fans.
A brand-new book from the bestselling author of A Series of Unfortunate Events – a cautionary tale about his own demise.
For curious children and adults alike.
For more than twenty years, Lemony Snicket has led millions of young readers through a mysterious world of bewildering questions and unfortunate events. With this latest book – a love letter to readers young and old about the vagaries of real life – long-time fans and new readers alike will experience Snicket’s distinctive voice in a new way.
This true story – as true as Lemony Snicket himself – begins with a puzzling note under his door: You had poison for breakfast. Following a winding trail of clues to solve the mystery of his own demise, Snicket takes us on a thought-provoking tour of his predilections…
‘Poison for Breakfast is a book to savour. Every sentence is perfectly balanced to surprise, delight, intrigue and, yes, bewilder the reader. A book about impending death which captures the simple, but profound, joys of being alive. I am a long-time Lemony Snicket fan and this is his best yet.’ – Sarah Hagger-Holt, author of Nothing Ever Happens Here
‘Witty, clever and unsettling – it’s Lemony Snicket at his finest, and bright minds that love dark delights will gobble it right up.’ – Rachel Delahaye, author of Mort the Meek