The Reptile Room

The Reptile Room

Book - 1999
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After narrowly escaping the menacing clutches of the dastardly Count Olaf, the three Baudelaire orphans are taken in by a kindly herpetologist with whom they live happily for an all-too-brief time.
Publisher: New York : HarperTrophy, 1999.
ISBN: 9780064407670
0064407675
Branch Call Number: SNI
Characteristics: 190 p. : ill.
Additional Contributors: Helquist, Brett - Illustrator

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MadelineB30
Jul 11, 2017

I enjoyed this book because it made me want to keep reading. My favourite part if this book was when violet realized how count Olaf had killed Monty and shared it with mr. Poe and the others. I enjoyed this part because it had lots of detail and was easy to understand. Overall, I have no negitave feedback about this book.

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mcloe
May 11, 2017

My mom and I read this book together. We like that some of the characters, like Count Olaf, show up again and again. This book was exciting and kept us reading to find out what would happen next. This series is different than others because sometimes the good guys don't win. We like how each orphan has a different hobby and we also like how hard they try to solve the problems they encounter.

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darladoodles
Jan 27, 2017

Because I have a great fear of snakes, this was even more creepy to me. The thought of Sunny playing with that viper gave me the heebie jeebies. I also was quite fond of Uncle Monty and so sorry that his kindness to the Baudelaire orphans was repaid with treachery by Count Olaf in disguise. The vocabulary explanations, especially the phrase "back at the ranch" do not disappoint. This book is both creepy and humorous at the same time and I am hooked on this series. When oh when will the orphans finally be free from the plots of Count Olaf?!

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rojon
Jun 25, 2016

Lots of action in the second one! This one is very sad at the end thought but still good! I loved all the mysteries of the book! This time the orphans went to a nicer guardian and were having a great time......until count Olaf shows up again!

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hopecovey
Aug 10, 2015

Another great book!

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kiko34
Aug 28, 2014

I love how there's always a cliff hanger at the end of each book!

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sfogs
Jul 11, 2014

I still seem to enjoy these stories even if they are 'unfortunate'.
I like the mystery!

lakevilla_IDOL Apr 03, 2014

Continued from the first book, The Bad Begining, our characters out come is looking much brighter! But evil strikes again, bringing upon more unfortunate events! Will our characters be able to make it out alive?

I have to say I love this series! While yes, we do know our characters will always run into trouble went the outlook seems better, there are still many twists and turn that makes this series wonderful! While they do suffer a great deal, these children do have fun times as well! I truly recomend this series for anyone who wants to have a book-clutching edge-of-their-seat kind of reading adventure!

hania4987 Mar 15, 2014

paraphrasing: some terrible things are going to happen to the kids ... you really should not continue to read this ... but how can you stop?
Can't wait for the next story!

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LaPhenixa
Nov 21, 2013

I absolutely loved this book! The first book in the series was great, but this book surpasses it; it was absolutely incredible! The author is phenomenal, and the narrator is fantastic! The humor appeals to audiences both young and old and story is great through and through!

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vchuynh
Jun 04, 2011

Violet, Klaus and Sunny begin living with their Uncle, Dr. Montgomery Montgomery, who is a snake scientist. Uncle Monty, as they call him is a very nice man, giving them comfortable living arrangements and jobs they love to do, as they prepare for a trip to Peru.
Uncle Monty's assistant sudenly quits so a new assistant, Stefano is hired. Stefano is actually Count Olaf in disguise.
Count Olaf threatens the children with a knife to keep their mouth shut. Eventually he kills Uncle Monty, and plans to take the children with him to Peru. On the car ride, they get into a car accident with Mr.Poe.
They head back to the Montgomery estate after Mr.Poe learns of Montgomery's death.
A doctor which is the hook-handed man in disguise comes to examine Dr.Montgomery and claims that the cause of death was a bite from a deadly snake.
Violet and Klaus try to find out the real cause of death. Violet goes snooping into Olaf's suitcase and room and finds evidence that Olaf injected venom into Dr. Montgomery. Klaus reads a book and finds that death by the deadly snake always results in victims that turn blue by the constriction. Dr.Montgomery died with a very pale face.
Finally Mr. Poe believes the children but before the police arrive Olaf and his assistant take off.

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hopecovey
Aug 10, 2015

Coarse Language: Two swear words

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