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The House With a Clock In Its Walls

The House With a Clock In Its Walls

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by John Bellairs, Edward Gorey
     
 

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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.

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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!

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
Is there no end to the suspense John Bellairs can create? (School Library Journal, starred review)

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

Brace yourself for a wild ride. (Kirkus Reviews)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780142402573
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
08/05/2004
Series:
Lewis Barnavelt Series
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
249,383
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.73(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
800L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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Is there no end to the suspense John Bellairs can create? (School Library Journal, starred review)

ThereÆs suspense and action aplenty. . . . Perfect for the pre-Stephen King set. (Booklist)

Brace yourself for a wild ride. (Kirkus Reviews)

Meet 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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