Lemony Snicket is the pen name of American author Daniel Handler. Lemony Snicket is also a character who acts as a narrator in the novels he appears in. He is best known for the A Series of Unfortunate Events children’s series.

Daniel Handler’s first novel was The Basic Eight in 1999. The Lemony Snicket pseudonym would make its debut with The Bad Beginning (the first book in A Series of Unfortunate Events) that same year. Below is a list of Lemony Snicket’s books in order of when they were originally released (and in chronological order):

Publication Order of Of Unfortunate Events Books

The Bad Beginning (1999)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Reptile Room (1999)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Wide Window (2000)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Miserable Mill (2000)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Austere Academy (2000)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Ersatz Elevator (2001)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Vile Village (2001)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Hostile Hospital (2001)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Carnivorous Carnival (2002)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Slippery Slope (2003)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Grim Grotto (2004)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Penultimate Peril (2005)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The End (2006)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Of Unfortunate Events Companion Books

Lemony Snicket: The Unauthorized Autobiography (2002)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Blank Book (2004)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Behind the Scenes with Count Olaf (2004)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Notorious Notations (2006)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Beatrice Letters (2006)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Horseradish (2007)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of All the Wrong Questions Books

Who Could That Be at This Hour? (2012)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
When Did You See Her Last? (2013)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Shouldn't You Be in School? (2014)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights? (2015)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of All The Wrong Questions Collections

File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents (2014)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Composer Is Dead (2009)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Poison for Breakfast (2021)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Picture Books

Baby in the Manger (2007)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming (2007)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Lump of Coal (2008)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
13 Words (2010)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Dark (2013)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
29 Myths on the Swinster Pharmacy (2014)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Notes: The Wide Window was also published as Disappearance!. The Basic Eight, Watch Your Mouth, Adverbs and Why We Broke Up were written under his real name of Daniel Handler.

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One Response to “Order of Lemony Snicket Books”

  1. Libby: 7 years ago

    Fantaticalicious author! I can’t get enough.


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