The Series of Unfortunate Events and The Bad Beginnings
The story follows the lives of the unfortunate Baudelaire children who are very brave and have unique qualities. Klaus loves to read, Violet is an inventor and Sunny is only a toddler but has a strong bite. The series begins after their parents tragic death in a mysteries house fire. The children are placed in the custody of their cousin count Olaf who is only interested in their families inheritance and will kill any one who gets in his way!
The series of unfortunate events is great to get kids to continue reading books all year by getting them hooked on a great adventuress series. The characters are humorous and haunting.