The Reptile Room

Written by Lemony Snicket • Illustrated by Brett Helquist

Reviewed by Joshua T. (age 8)

Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire are living with Uncle Monty in a big house on Lousy Lane. They see alot of weird reptiles like a frog with bat wings. Count Olaf comes diguised as Stefano. He wants the Baudelaire kids because of their fortune. They try to prove to Mr. Poe, the family friend, that Count Olaf is Stefano. At the end of the story the chilren proved it.

My favorite part of the story is when they go into the reptile room because there are reptiles like a frog with bat wings. My favorite character is Klaus because he is a brilliant reader. He know the meaning of hard words. This story relates to my life because Klaus is a good reader and researcher who remembers everything. I research and I'm good at reading, too. I also remember the things I read. The story has a couple of pictures, but they don't help because the words tell the story instead.

I think others should read this book because when the author writes it is like he is talking to you.

Joshua T. is a student in Ms. Meehan's 2nd Grade Class
2004-2005