The House With a Clock In Its Walls
  • Author : John Bellairs
  • Release Date : 03 August 2004
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 13 : 9781101659717
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Book Description: A haunting gothic tale by master mysery writer John Bellairs--soon to be a major motion picture starring Cate Blanchett and Jack Black! "The House With a Clock in Its Walls will cast its spell for a long time."--The New York Times Book Review When Lewis Barnavelt, an orphan. comes to stay with his uncle Jonathan, he expects to meet an ordinary person. But he is wrong. Uncle Jonathan and his next-door neighbor, Mrs. Zimmermann, are both magicians! Lewis is thrilled. At first, watchng magic is enough. Then Lewis experiments with magic himself and unknowingly resurrects the former owner of the house: a woman named Selenna Izard. It seems that Selenna and her husband built a timepiece into the walls--a clock that could obliterate humankind. And only the Barnavelts can stop it!

The House With a Clock In Its Walls

The House With a Clock In Its Walls

Author : John Bellairs
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A haunting gothic tale by master mysery writer John Bellairs--soon to be a major motion picture starring Cate Blanchett and Jack Black! "The House With a Clock in Its Walls will cast its spell for a long time."--The New York Times Book Review When Lewis Barnavelt, an orphan. comes ...

The House With a Clock in Its Walls

The House With a Clock in Its Walls

Author : John Bellairs
Publisher : Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The American classic - now a major motion picture from Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment, starring Cate Blanchett, Jack Black and Kyle MacLachlan Lewis Barnavelt doesn't have time on his side... When Lewis Barnavelt, an orphan, comes to stay with his uncle Jonathan, he expects to meet an ordinary person. But ...

The Letter  the Witch  and the Ring

The Letter the Witch and the Ring

Author : John Bellairs
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A rich, magical gothic mystery from the legendary John Bellairs Rose Rita wishes she could go to camp like her bets friend, Lewis. She's sure that boys get to have all the fun.--until Mrs. Zimmermann offers her an adveture of her own. Mrs. Zimmermann's cousin Oley has left her ...

The Ghost in the Mirror

The Ghost in the Mirror

Author : John Bellairs,Brad Strickland
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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It was a warm summer day in 1951 when Rose Pottinger and Mrs. Zimmermann entered the tunnel. When they had emerged, it was snowing...and the year was 1828. Mrs. Zimmermann had felt that the ghost of Granny Wetherbee, who had taught Mrs. Zimmermann witchery, was in trouble and needed help. So ...

The Vengeance of the Witch Finder

The Vengeance of the Witch Finder

Author : John Bellairs,Brad Strickland
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Something evil has taken over… Lewis Barnavelt and his uncle are in England, visiting a cousin at Barnavelt Manor. Lewis quickly becomes friends with the housekeeper’s son, and as the two boys explore a garden maze, Lewis accidentally unleashes demonic forces that summon the ghost of an evil wizard ...

The Specter From the Magician s Museum

The Specter From the Magician s Museum

Author : John Bellairs,Brad Strickland
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Based on John Bellairs' mystery-adventure series, this thrilling story will keep you on the edge of your seat! 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 ...

The Curse of the Blue Figurine

The Curse of the Blue Figurine

Author : John Bellairs
Publisher : Open Road Media
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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A boy sneaks into an old church to confront a mad ghost in this adventure by the author of The House with a Clock in Its Walls It’s the 1950s when Johnny Dixon’s mother dies, his father goes to fight in the Korean War, and he goes to ...

The Sign of the Sinister Sorcerer

The Sign of the Sinister Sorcerer

Author : Brad Strickland,John Bellairs
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In Michigan in the mid-1950s, Lewis Barnavelt is convinced that the series of accidents he and his uncle are experiencing are the result of a curse by a mysterious, hooded figure that may be part of his uncle's past....

The Figure In the Shadows

The Figure In the Shadows

Author : John Bellairs
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A classic fantasy/mystery from critically acclaimed novelist John Bellairs Lewis thought the amulet would bring him good luck--instead, it brought nothing but evil. Lewis is sure that Grandpa Barnavelt's 1859 lucky coin is really a magic talisman in disguise. With its power, he could do anything he wante--like get back ...

The Mummy  the Will  and the Crypt

The Mummy the Will and the Crypt

Author : John Bellairs
Publisher : Open Road Media
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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A clever young man and an eccentric professor search for a missing fortune, in this spooky adventure full of “marvelous surprises” (Publishers Weekly) H. Bagwell Glomus built an empire out of cereal. In the 1920s, his Oaty Crisps were the most popular breakfast in the United States, and Mr. Glomus ...

The Mansion in the Mist

The Mansion in the Mist

Author : John Bellairs
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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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 ...

Memoirs of a Goldfish

Memoirs of a Goldfish

Author : Devin Scillian
Publisher : Sleeping Bear Press
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Day OneI swam around my bowl. Day Two I swam around my bowl. Twice. And so it goes in this tell-all tale from a goldfish. With his bowl to himself and his simple routine, Goldfish loves his life..until one day... When assorted intruders including a hyperactive bubbler, a grime-eating ...

The Revenge of the Wizard s Ghost

The Revenge of the Wizard s Ghost

Author : John Bellairs
Publisher : Open Road Media
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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A young man is possessed by an evil spirit in this “gothic spine-chiller” by the author of The House with a Clock in Its Walls (Booklist) The abandoned schoolhouse sits just outside the town of Duston Heights, Massachusetts, and Johnny Dixon is not sure what called him there. Inside the ...

The Face in the Frost

The Face in the Frost

Author : John Bellairs
Publisher : Open Road Media
Genre : Fiction
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A fantasy classic by the author of The House with a Clock in Its Walls—basis for the Jack Black movie—and “a writer who knows what wizardry is all about” (Ursula K. Le Guin). A richly imaginative story of wizards stymied by a power beyond their control, A Face ...