Lemony Snicket is the pen name of Daniel Handler, who was born on February 28, 1970. As Lemony Snicket, he is the author of and appears as a character in the children's book series A Series of Unfortunate Events. He has also written or contributed to other works under the pen name of Lemony Snicket that are not related to A Series of Unfortunate Events including Baby in the Manger, The Lump of Coal, and The Composer is Dead. In 2013 he made The New York Times Best Seller List with his title Where Did You See Her Last?. Under his real name, Handler is the author of several books for adults including The Basic Eight, Watch Your Mouth, and Adverbs.