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ISBN13: 9780142402573
ISBN10: 0142402575
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John Bellairs, the name in Gothic mysteries for middle graders, wrote terrifying tales full of adventure, attitude, and alarm. For years, young readers have crept, crawled, and gone bump in the night with the unlikely heroes of these Gothic novels: Lewis Barnavelt, Johnny Dixon, and Anthony Monday. Now, the ten top-selling titles feature an updated cover look. Loyal fans and enticed newcomers will love the series even more with this haunting new look!

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"Is there no end to the suspense John Bellairs can create?" School Library Journal (Starred Review)

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"There's suspense and action aplenty....Perfect for the pre-Stephen King set." Booklist

Synopsis:

John Bellairs, the name in Gothic mysteries for middle graders, wrote terrifying tales full of adventure, attitude, and alarm. For years, young readers have crept, crawled, and gone bump in the night with the unlikely heroes of these Gothic novels: Lewis Barnavelt, Johnny Dixon, and Anthony Monday. Now, the ten top-selling titles feature an updated cover look. Loyal fans and enticed newcomers will love the series even more with this haunting new look!

Synopsis:

This classic is now reissued with a brand-new look. A boy goes to live with his magician uncle in a mansion that has a clock hidden in the walls which is ticking off the minutes until doomsday.

About the Author

John Bellairs (1938–1991) was the critically acclaimed, best-selling author of many Gothic novels for middle-graders, including the novels starring Johnny Dixon and Lewis Barnavelt.

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pinkpajamas, October 22, 2014 (view all comments by pinkpajamas)
Great book for kids and adults alike. Especially if you can find the edition with Edward Gorey illustrations. I reread this as an adult and it still satisfies!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780142402573
Author:
Bellairs, John
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Illustrator:
Gorey, Edward
Author:
Gorey, Edward
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Mystery and detective stories
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - Mystery
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Fiction - Mystery
Subject:
Mysteries & Detective Stories
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Lewis Barnavelt
Publication Date:
20040831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.78x5.14x.55 in. .34 lbs.
Age Level:
07-18

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Product details 192 pages Puffin Books - English 9780142402573 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Is there no end to the suspense John Bellairs can create?"
"Review" by , "There's suspense and action aplenty....Perfect for the pre-Stephen King set."
"Synopsis" by ,
John Bellairs, the name in Gothic mysteries for middle graders, wrote terrifying tales full of adventure, attitude, and alarm. For years, young readers have crept, crawled, and gone bump in the night with the unlikely heroes of these Gothic novels: Lewis Barnavelt, Johnny Dixon, and Anthony Monday. Now, the ten top-selling titles feature an updated cover look. Loyal fans and enticed newcomers will love the series even more with this haunting new look!

"Synopsis" by , This classic is now reissued with a brand-new look. A boy goes to live with his magician uncle in a mansion that has a clock hidden in the walls which is ticking off the minutes until doomsday.

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