29 Myths on the Swinster Pharmacy (Hardcover)
We are very curious about the Swinster Pharmacy. We stay up late every night wondering what sort of eerie secrets it contains. Why are there three Styrofoam heads in the windows? Who is the owner? Is it really closed on weekends? Renowned investigator Lemony Snicket has compiled 29 myths about this bewildering establishment, in the vain hope that he could help us shine some light on this enduring mystery.
About the Author
Lemony Snicket is often despondent, mostly about his published research, which includes A Series of Unfortunate Events and The Composer Is Dead.
Lisa E. Brown is a highly accomplished artist who works in a wide variety of media. She was commissioned by Pope John Paul II in 2002 to provide ten giant portraits of well-known saints for the World Youth Day in Toronto, Canada.
"[29 Myths on the Swinster Pharmacy] provides a clear reason for drawing one’s own conclusions: Observing and recording the results through a personal filter makes a good story." Kirkus Reviews
"Beneath [29 Myths on the Swinster Pharmacy] is a lovely allegory about the capacity of children’s imaginations to see enigmatic wonder in even the simplest things and find multiple meanings in the most mundane." Maria Popova, BrainPickings