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The Reptile Room Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 2 Summary

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Chapter 2 Summary

Dr. Montgomery, the Baudelaires and Dr. Poe are in the kitchen of Dr. Montgomery's home. To welcome the children, he has made them a perfect coconut cream cake. Violet, Klaus and Dr. Montgomery enjoy the cake immensely. Sunny and Dr. Poe, however, just pick at their pieces. The children's new guardian asks them to refer to him as "Uncle Monty" instead of Dr. Montgomery.

Violet tells Uncle Monty that Sunny doesn't like soft food, so he gets her a hard carrot, which she enjoys much more. As he gets Sunny her carrot, he tells the children about a snake that prefers hard food to soft, and he reveals the type of work that he does. Dr. Montgomery is a herpetologist, or a scientist who studies snakes.

Mr. Poe asks Uncle Monty what he will do with the children when he goes on his expeditions, and Uncle Monty...

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