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When was the wide window published?

When was the wide window published?

February 25, 2000
The Wide Window/Originally published

What happened in the wide window?

The very evening after meeting him, the children find a suicide note left by Aunt Josephine and the wide window in her library has been smashed, indicating that Aunt Josephine jumped to her death. The note contains the harrowing message that the Baudelaires are to be left in the care of Captain Sham.

What book number is the wide window?

(Series of Unfortunate Events Series #3) by Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist, Michael Kupperman, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®…Product Details.

ISBN-13: 9780061146336
Sales rank: 109,764
Product dimensions: 5.12(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.42(d)
Lexile: 980L (what’s this?)
Age Range: 9 – 12 Years

How many pages are in the book The Wide Window?

The Wide Window/Page count

What did Aunt Josephine point out to Captain Sham?

“I will thank you not to be impertinent,” Aunt Josephine said, using a word which here means “pointing out that I’m wrong, which annoys me.” Apparently the fact that Sham has a business card with the name ‘Captain Sham’ on it is proof that he is exactly who he says he is.

What is a lachrymose leech?

The Lachrymose Leeches are usually quite harmless, but if they smell food on a human, they will start to swarm around him and… Josephine Anwhistle, “The Wide Window: Part One” The Lachrymose Leeches are leeches named after the titular lake that they call home.

Who is Captain Sham?

Captain Julio Sham is a V.F.D. disguise used by Count Olaf in The Wide Window, the third book in A Series of Unfortunate Events. With the disguise, he was able to woo Aunt Josephine at a local grocery store in the town of Lake Lachrymose when Violet, Klaus, and Sunny were staying with her at her home.

What is Aunt Josephine afraid of?

Ever since his death, Josephine has been immensely terrified of Lake Lachrymose. It felt like she had lost a friend when the lake took away her husband.

What present did Aunt Josephine give to Klaus?

Aunt Josephine gives the Baudelaires gifts they do not like; a doll for Violet, a model train set for Klaus and a rattle for Sunny.

Is Captain Sham Count Olaf?

Captain Julio Sham is a V.F.D. disguise used by Count Olaf in The Wide Window, the third book in A Series of Unfortunate Events.

How did Count Olaf hide his leg?

Count Olaf was later uncovered when Sunny used her four sharp teeth to bite open his peg leg in front of Arthur Poe, who pursued Olaf but failed to capture him. The disguise could later have been used by Jacques Snicket when he captains the Prospero, though this is never confirmed.

Why was Count Olaf evil?

He is an enemy to the Baudelaires and plots to steal the Baudelaire Fortune from them. As Olaf had gained notoriety for numerous counts of arson, the Baudelaire orphans believed he may have caused the fire that killed their parents, but he neither confirmed nor denied it when confronted by the Baudelaires in The End.