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I bought this book ckmposer that it is targeted at children, as are most, if not all, of Lemony Snicket’s books. Feb 23, Tammie rated it it was amazing Shelves: The unintended entertainment was from watching and hearing my kids as they listened to the score for the first time.

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Lemony Snicket’s The Composer Is Dead

But it is not so easy. This experience doesn’t disappoint and will be loved by both snickwt fans and The Series of Unfortunate Events friends alike. Personally, I comopser a bit of the humor in the quick repartee as I read it between the inspector and the various instruments was lost with the sometimes drawn-out conversations compsoer musical interludes on the audio version. I love the personalities that Snicket assigns to the various instruments.

Did I mention that I love the illustrations by Carson Ellis? Open Preview See a Problem? Apr 03, Lubinka Dimitrova rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Trombones had too much to drink. But, you’ll have to be very knowledgeable about classical music and instruments to understand the significance of what answers those instruments gave and the order in which they were interrogated in.

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I was laughing all the way through it.

I read the book in a matter of minutes and i Lemony Snicket has struck again I did not, however, realize that those children had to be between the ages of 4 and 6. We play crucial countermelodies nobody hears. I may venture to say that this is my favorite one of his books yet. Yes, even you oboe! And I know that if it is performed again with Handler narrating in my town, I’m there! Each of the instruments from the orchestra is being interrogated.

They absolutely loved it, and were completely entranced. While technically written for kids, it’s very intelligent and I still find it hilarious.

The Composer is Dead

Older kids who get it will be pleased. This article related to Lemony Snicket is a stub. Actually I did have a question or two about the choices he made.

Otherwise, I can confidently say, you would be wasting your time buying this book. It’s very clever, and the lady who illustrated the liner notes for most of The Decemberists albums illustrated this.

Nov 13, Jorge Rosas rated it really liked it. This kept us busy all night. It begins with the discovery of a dead composer, in a coffin, being carried off stage. I have a lot of problems following audio books because I’m easily distracted, so it didn’t really help me. Some authors matched their works. Oct 16, Becky rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Feb 22, silverandredinmyhead rated it really liked it Shelves: The story itself comprises about thirty minutes of the CD.


This is called decomposing. This may be the best “music-appreciation” book I’ve ever come across. We heard the beat and beat the herd. View all 5 comments.

Mar 05, emma rated it really liked it Shelves: Mar 26, Rebecca Trujillo Batty rated it it was amazing. Mar 25, Theresa rated it really liked composre Recommends it for: Although there were promises of a picture book and an audio CD to accompany it in the very near future.

Commposer book is very small, 10 pages at most, with every page barely containing more than 2 or 3 lines. As a proud former band geek, I so enjoyed the personification of the various instruments throughout the Inspector’s interviews. Wonderful for musicians, mystery fans, classical and some other types of music fans, and fans of humorous books.

But this is actually much more accessible, I’d say. Daniel Handler Brett Helquist Seth. Handler is a witty and wise drad and narrator.

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The Violas mourned their fate, while the Concertmaster showed off. As he moves from section to section in the orchestra, it is amusing the sjicket that come to life. I will find them if they are lurking in the strings.