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Daniel Handler

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Daniel Handler is the author of the novels The Basic Eight, Watch Your Mouth, Adverbs and, most recently, the Michael J. Printz Honor-winning Why We Broke Up, a collaboration with noted illustrator Maira Kalman. He also worked with Kalman on the book Girls Standing on Lawns and Hurry Up and Wait (May 2015). Under the name Lemony Snicket he has written the best-selling books series All The Wrong Questions as well as A Series of Unfortunate Events, which has sold more than 60 million copies and was the basis of a feature film. Snicket is also the creator of several picture books, including the Charlotte Zolotow Award-winning The Dark, illustrated by Jon Klassen. His newest picture book is 29 Myths on the Swinster Pharmacy illustrated by Lisa ...more

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“We Are Pirates will dazzle, disturb, and delight you. It might even do things to you that don’t start with the letter D, like remind you what it’s like to be young, or convince you that Daniel Handler can do anything.” ––Jess Walter, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Ruins

“Honest and funny, dark and painful, We Are Pirates reads like the result of a nightmarish... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 24, 2014 20:59 • 753 views • Tags: daniel-handler, fiction, lemony-snicket, pirates
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Why We Broke Up

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3.48 avg rating — 48,609 ratings — published 2011 — 56 editions
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The Basic Eight

3.82 avg rating — 5,685 ratings — published 1999 — 23 editions
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Adverbs

3.40 avg rating — 4,123 ratings — published 2006 — 20 editions
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Y por eso rompimos - Episod...

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3.38 avg rating — 2,410 ratings — published 2011 — 10 editions
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We Are Pirates

2.90 avg rating — 2,246 ratings — published 2015 — 16 editions
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All the Dirty Parts

3.15 avg rating — 1,618 ratings — published 2017 — 7 editions
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Watch Your Mouth

3.32 avg rating — 1,242 ratings — published 2000 — 16 editions
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January 2012, Daniel Handler
"The exquisite pain of doomed teenage love is profiled in Why We Broke Up, a joint project from the author also known as Lemony Snicket and illustrator Maira Kalman." ...More

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“Stop saying no offense,” I said, “when you say offensive things. It’s not a free pass.”
Daniel Handler, Why We Broke Up

“I was stupid, the official descriptive phrase for happy.”
Daniel Handler, Why We Broke Up

“The thing with your heart's desire is that your heart doesn't even know what it desires until it turns up.”
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