Lemony Snicket is the pen name of American author Daniel Handler. He is the writer of many children’s books, such as A Series of Unfortunate Events. Snicket also served as the narrator of the mentioned novel, and also appeared as a character in All The Wrong Questions. Due to these reasons, he can either be referred to as the fictional character or Daniel Handler himself. According to Daniel Handler, the name Lemony Snicket came from the research he did for his first book The Basic Eight. He said that he wanted to receive material from organizations he found funny or offensive, so he invented the pseudonym instead.