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    The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story (Hardback) By (author) Lemony Snicket, Illustrated by Lisa Brown

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    DescriptionLatkes are potato pancakes served at Hanukkah, and Lemony Snicket is an alleged children's author. For the first time in literary history, these two elements are combined in one book. A particularly irate latke is the star of "The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming", but many other holiday icons appear and even speak: flashing coloured lights, cane-shaped candy, and a pine tree. Santa Claus is briefly discussed as well. The ending is happy, at least for some. People who are interested in any or all of these things will find this book so enjoyable it will fell as though Hanukkah were being celebrated for several years, rather than eight nights.


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    Title
    The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming
    Subtitle
    A Christmas Story
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lemony Snicket, Illustrated by Lisa Brown
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 48
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 168 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781932416879
    ISBN 10: 1932416870
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: EY
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y1.3
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5HC
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    DC22: 813.6, E
    B&T Book Type: EF
    Ingram Subject Code: CJ
    Libri: I-CJ
    BIC E4L: PCS
    B&T General Subject: 213
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 60
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12300
    BISAC V2.8: JUV017000
    B&T Approval Code: X01824000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: HL010
    Ingram Theme: HOLD/XMAS
    BIC subject category V2: YBCS
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: HL080
    Ingram Theme: HOLD/HANUKK
    BISAC V2.8: JUV017010
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JUV017110, JUV019000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 5HC
    LC classification: PZ7.S6795 LAT 2007
    LC subject heading:
    Illustrations note
    col. Illustrations
    Publisher
    McSweeney's Publishing
    Imprint name
    McSweeney's Publishing
    Publication date
    28 October 2007
    Publication City/Country
    San Francisco
    Author Information
    Lemony Snicket is the author of Lemony Snicket: The Unauthorized Autobiography and A Series Of Unfortunate Events. His whereabouts are unknown. Lisa Brown is the author and illustrator of Baby Make Me Breakfast, Baby Mix Me a Drink, Baby Fix My Car, and Baby Do My Banking. She lives in San Francisco with her family.