The Bad Beginning - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 Summary

The Bad Beginning starts off with a very bad beginning. The Baudelaire children, Violet, Klaus and Sunny, are enjoying a cloudy day at their favorite beach. They prefer cloudy days, since no one else comes to Briny Beach then and the children are free to do as they please. Violet Baudelaire, the oldest of the siblings, is fourteen years old. She is an inventor and a very bright child. Whenever she is thinking about inventing something, she ties her hair up with a ribbon, to keep it from getting in her eyes and distracting her. She is busy skipping rocks right-handed and thinking of a machine that will allow the rock to return. Klaus Baudelaire is twelve years old and extremely intelligent. He loves to read books and study things. While Violet is skipping rocks, Klaus is studying spiny crabs in a shallow pool. Sunny Baudelaire is...

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