The Resource The house with a clock in its walls, John Bellairs ; pictures by Edward Gorey

The house with a clock in its walls, John Bellairs ; pictures by Edward Gorey

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The house with a clock in its walls
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The house with a clock in its walls
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John Bellairs ; pictures by Edward Gorey
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eng
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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! 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. Orphaned Lewis Barnavelt comes to live with his Uncle Jonathan and quickly learns that both his uncle and his next-door neighbor are witches on a quest to discover the terrifying clock ticking within the walls of Jonathan's house. Can the three of them save the world from certain destruction?
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Title
The house with a clock in its walls
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After being orphaned in a car accident, Lewis Barnavelt is sent to live with his uncle Jonathan -- who just happens to be a warlock The uncanny becomes sinister after Lewis summons the spirit of Mrs. Izard, the house's former occupant. He fights her evil powers while searching for a clock that is programmed to end the world. -- Description by Krista Biggs
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085951
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OCO
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.B413
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800
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
A John Bellairs mystery featuring Lewis Barnavelt
Series volume
0001
Target audience
juvenile
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John Bellairs ; illustrated by Edward Gorey
The house with a clock in its walls, John Bellairs ; pictures by Edward Gorey
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The house with a clock in its walls, John Bellairs ; pictures by Edward Gorey
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20 cm.
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Extent
179 p.
Isbn
9781417635139
Isbn Type
(Topeka)
Lccn
2005270438
Note
cat24,cat50rev
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocm56140773
  • (OCoLC)56140773

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