: The Composer Is Dead (): Lemony Snicket, Carson Ellis, Nathaniel Stookey: Books. Like an extra-large, colorful box containing a thimble, “Lemony Snicket’s The Composer is Dead” is 98% wrapping. Animation, puppetry. It’s Tuesday, and time for Part Two of “The Composer Is Dead Week” on Kids Commute from Interlochen Public Radio. Lemony Snicket and.

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The book is funny enough on its own, but play the accompanying cd with soundtrack, and it’s even greater. Well, this is the perfect book to introduce children to the musical world.

D A pitch perfect story for any and all music lovers. This isn’t just a picture book, nor is it just an au Originally posted at Libri Ago. I was laughing all the way through it. Jun 07, Heather Bolwar rated it it was amazing. The CD pretty much reads the story on the pages and has some extra words and slight deviations from the printed page. This is sort of an anti-Peter and the Wolf, I’d guess. While technically written for kids, it’s very intelligent and I still find it hilarious. The Composer Is Dead by Lemony Snicket is a dark, clever, and hilarious piece by piece introduction to the orchestra wrapped around a mystery.

Pages to import images to Wikidata All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July All stub articles. The Violas mourned their fate, while the Concertmaster showed off. Handler is the only person who could have even attempted this. If I had to pick a favorite, it would be the violas.

Aug 04, Kristen rated it liked it. He interrogates every section the orchestra, every very suspicious instrument. I was cracking up. The Composer Is Dead is a murder mystery about the killing of a composer.


Snicket is a word wonder! Carson Ellis made a name for herself illustrating the album covers for bands like The Decemberists. The audio CD that accompanies the book is even better, and I’ve just discovered that the whole thing is on YouTube, so check it out! Look out for this one. View all 3 comments. It looks MOST interesting! Mar 05, emma rated it really liked it Shelves: You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

Dec 03, Laura rated it really liked it Shelves: But, you’ll have to be very knowledgeable about classical music and instruments to understand the significance of what answers those instruments gave and the order in which they were interrogated in.

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The text, however, isn’t what makes this book so amazing. That’s the best ia about all of Lemony Snicket’s aka Daniel Handler’s books, how cleaver they are. I would love to purchase a few copies of this book for myself and family!

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I laughed out loud on nearly every page. Lemony Snicket portal Children’s literature portal. Sep 28, Tirzah Eleora rated it it was amazing Shelves: Snicket is known for his dark humour and this book is no exception, but it’s done in such a way that I think even those who didn’t like A Series of Unfortunate Events could appreciate it.

Recently a variety of vocal recordings of famous authors were released. It is a picture book that daed a free cd if you happen to check this out at the library, be certain that the cd is there inside the front cover!!!


For example, was it utterly necessary to end the piece on such a benign note? Quotes from The Composer is Dead. Sure, schools regularly scoop large numbers of elementary aged children and up and plop them in theaters to listen to the show, but has any child in the history of the world gone on to become a rabid sncket choice of words?

Peter and the Wolf is one of those standards that nobody pays much attention to any more. A mysterious murder mystery where everyone is suspect! It involves thin lines and watercolor washes that utilize a lot of grays, browns, roses, and watered down blues. Wonderful for musicians, mystery fans, classical and some other types of music fans, and fans of humorous books. It should also be included in all elementary music curriculum! The fact that this particular Inspector is utterly incompetent elegant moustache aside is beside the point.

I admit, the premise of the murder mystery is extremely interesting, and the way it was executed was superbly creative. I enjoyed it very much: The book also comes with an audio CD filled with music and Mr.

The Composer is Dead

We heard the beat and beat the herd. Each of the instruments from the orchestra is being interrogated. A wonderful, sweet book, which the music compliments very nicely.

Music by Nathaniel Stookey. And I’ve been meaning to read a Snicket book, anyway: