John Bellairs




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  • Fantasy

    Sep-2015

    From the award-winning author of The Face in the Frost comes the story of three brothers who rescue a talking gargoyle from their neighborhood junkyard Michael, David, and Alphonsus Jr. (aka Fonsy) are spending the summer trying to blow up the tow...

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  • General Fiction

    Apr-2014

    In this, the second book in the Johnny Dixon mystery series, Johnny must find the lost will of Mr. H. Bagwell Glomus, a man of great fortune and sinister witchcraft. Mr. Glomus's widow is offering a $10,000 reward to anyone who finds its hiding place...

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  • Fantasy

    Aug-2009

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  • Mystery

    Sep-2004

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  • Mystery

    Aug-2004

    A Johnny Dixon Mystery - 9

    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: L...

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  • Suspense

    Aug-2004

    Lewis Barnavelt -

    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 ...

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  • Suspense

    Aug-2004

    An Anthony Monday Mystery -

    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: L...

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  • General Fiction

    Aug-2003

    Lewis Barnavelt -

    After encountering the Ishmael Izard and hearing of his plans to destroy the world, Lewis, his uncle Jonathan, and their friends consider the threat serious and so, despite their own fears, quickly devise a plan to stop his evil plot. Reprint....

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  • General Fiction

    Aug-2003

    In the woods near his home in Michigan, thirteen-year-old Lewis Barnavelt stumbles upon an ancient grave and silver whistle that draw him, his best friend Rose Rita Pottinger, his uncle Jonathan, and their friend Mrs. Zimmermann into a battle with an...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-2002

    Lewis Barnavelt -

    What is it about the old Wilder Creek Bridge that makes Lewis Barnavelt so curious-and so afraid? When Lewis and his best friend Rose Rita Pottinger set out to explore the bridge and the deserted farm nearby, they discover shocking secretsand a horri...

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  • Fantasy

    Apr-2001

    The evil magician Snodrog ensnares his victims with his inescapable logic and transforms them into Flimsies (stained handkerchiefs)...until the kindly sorcerer, Sir Bertram Crabtree-Gore (Esq.) enlists the help of a magical Shuffly (Latin name: Scuff...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1998

    Lewis Barnavelt -

    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, y...

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-1995

    Lewis Barnavelt - 6

    Two kids find a haunted opera score capable of raising the dead!   When Lewis Barnavelt and Rose Rita Pottinger explore an abandoned theater, they discover an unpublished opera score entitled “The Day of Doom”. Ignoring a strange omen, they show...

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-1993

    Lewis Barnavelt -

    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...

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  • Horror

    Apr-1993

    Lewis Barnavelt -

    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. Zimmerman...

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  • Suspense

    Nov-1989

    A Johnny Dixon Mystery - 7

    Why a dead eye in a room with no view? Why pallid dwarves on a board that's not true? To pull the hairy stars from their nest And give sinful humans a well-deserved test. If you solve this riddle you may wish you hadn't. Peregrine P. Childermass Upo...

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  • Mystery

    1989

    A Johnny Dixon Mystery - 6

    TIME TRAVELLERS Why is Professor Childermass acting so strange? Johnny Dixon and his friend Fergie decide to sneak over to the professor's house to investigate. What they find is wilder than anything they could have imagined, for the professor leads...

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  • Mystery

    Nov-1986

    A Johnny Dixon Mystery - 5

    Will thirteen-year-old Johnny Dixon suffer the same fate Evaristus Sloane's robot can only be activated by human eves, and the maniacal wizard has selected Johnny as the donor. When Johnny is kidnapped, Professor Childermass and Fergie race to Sloane...

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  • Fantasy

    Nov-1986

    A quirky fantasy classic by “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 in the Frost combines the thrills of a horror novel with the...

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  • Mystery

    Nov-1985

    A Johnny Dixon Mystery - 3

    Thirteen-year-old Johnny Dixon, possessed by the ghost of the evil Warren Windrow, is dying. And it seems as if there is nothing anyone can do. In a desperate effort to save Johnny's life, his two best friends, Professor Childermass and Fergie, race ...

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  • Mystery

    Feb-1985

    A Johnny Dixon Mystery - 2

    JOHNNY’S ADVENTURE BECOMES A JOURNEY INTO TERROR For months Johnny Dixon has been working on the riddle that would reveal the hiding place of wealthy Mr. Glomus's will. A $10,000 reward is waiting for whoever finds the missing document -- mone...

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  • Mystery

    Nov-1984

    A Johnny Dixon Mystery - 4

    Professor Childermass has disappeared. And Johnny Dixon can find few clues: a haunted dollhouse and a lighted. menacing iack-e-lantern. The dollhouse is a miniature replica of a room in the Childermass family home -- the same room where the professor...

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  • Mystery

    Feb-1984

    An Anthony Monday Mystery - 2

    When Anthony Monday stumbles upon the diary of J.K. Borkman, he thinks he's unearthed a worthless piece of junk. But Borkman's mysterious writings turn out to be much more--plans to turn the world into an icy wasteland. By the time ghastly weather se...

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  • Mystery

    1983

    A Johnny Dixon Mystery - 1

    Johnny thought the terrible tale of Father Baart was a legend -- until it turned out to be true. JOHNNY DIXON doesn't believe that the ghost of mad Father Baart haunts the town church. But then he takes an old scroll and a seemingly harmless figur...

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-1976

    Lewis Barnavelt -

    Rose Rita embarks with Mrs. Zimmerman on a summer adventure that turns evil when they reach their destination--a farm the Mrs. Zimmerman inherited--and it seems to be deserted except for a magical destructive force. Reissue. SLJ. PW. ...

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  • Mystery

    1973

    Lewis had always wanted to live in a house like Uncle Jonathan's -- full of marble fireplaces and secret passageways and dozens of unused, unexplored rooms. And living with Uncle Jonathan, a real wizard, was full of fun and surprises. But while Un...

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