I have to say that I always enjoy narrating kids books. They don’t always come my way because so many are more appropriately voiced by female narrators. But when I get one, I like the fun characters that children’s books allow me to inhabit. So I was really psyched when I was given my latest project – a book by the incredibly popular Lemony Snicket.
You know what? This is my first Lemony Snicket book! I did see the 2004 movie, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, which I thoroughly enjoyed. But not having read the other books, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Well … this book is fun. It has some crazy shennanigans. And you can never tell exactly what’s up because “the map is not the territory.” And everyone – esp. Lemony – keeps asking the wrong questions. But that’s what keeps us in suspense.
Here is a brief teaser from Lemony Snicket himself –
In a fading town, far from anyone he knew or trusted, a young Lemony Snicket began his apprenticeship in an organization nobody knows about. He started by asking questions that shouldn’t have been on his mind. Now he has written an account that should not be published, in four volumes that shouldn’t be read ….
The 2004 movie is an adaptation of the first 3 books in the A Series of Unforunate Events series and follows the Beaudelaire orphans. Just in case you missed it, you can watch the trailer below.