The Baudelaire children are forced to out wit their appointed guardian when they discover that he is trying to get control over their inheritance. This is a popular series that one of the Leaders requested. It is important to support not only the boys interest but the leaders as well.
Activity: Through out the book Snicket defines words for the reader. We used those words and their context to play hang man. Instead of spelling the words, the boys had to define the meaning of the word before the man was hung.