Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Exquisite Corpse Adventure Episode 12 LIVE on READ.GOV

Latest Exquisite Corpse Adventure Episode Written by Lemony Snicket

At the end of Steven Kellogg's  Exquisite Corpse Adve
nture Episode 11, Joe has not only successfully arm-wrestled a squid to retrieve the lost key, he has also gained freedom for a new friend. The two sit on the beach and Arm tells his story until the "...the serenity of the beach was interrupted by a distant, high-pitched, and agonized scream." The arm sprang erect, and Joe froze in horror. "That was Nancy!" he whispered. 

In Episode 12 author Lemony Snicket picks up the story.... What is triggering Nancy's screams? Is she in danger? Can Joe save her?

Read the episode and see Timothy Basil Ering's eerie illustration at Read.gov!

The alarmingly elusive author Lemony Snicket has spent the last several eras researching the travails of the Baudelaire orphans. This project, being published serially by HarperCollins as A Series of Unfortunate Events, takes him to the scenes of numerous crimes, often during the offseason.

You can learn more about Lemony Snicket, the Baudelaires, Snicket's "unfortunate" books,  and other works on his website.

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Illustrator Timothy Basil Ering says, "I always think of illustration as a form of acting. Each time I approach a subject,  I need to become the character I'm depicting." Learn more on Read.Gov.  And check out his illustrations for Exquisite Corpse Adventure Episode Four and Episode Eight

Here's a couple of Timothy Basil Ering's books you'll want to share with the young people in your life:

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© 2010 Timothy Basil Ering.