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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

Label
The house with a clock in its walls
Title
The house with a clock in its walls
Statement of responsibility
John Bellairs ; pictures by Edward Gorey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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! 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?
Member of
Summary
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
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
085951
Cataloging source
OCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bellairs, John
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
800
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1925-2000
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gorey, Edward
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Lewis Barnavelt mysteries
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Barnavelt, Lewis (Fictitious character)
  • Magic
  • Mystery fiction
  • Clocks and watches
  • Barnavelt, Lewis (Fictitious character)
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The house with a clock in its walls, John Bellairs ; pictures by Edward Gorey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A John Bellairs mystery featuring Lewis Barnavelt"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm56140773
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9780142402573
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2005270438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)56140773
Label
The house with a clock in its walls, John Bellairs ; pictures by Edward Gorey
Publication
Note
"A John Bellairs mystery featuring Lewis Barnavelt"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm56140773
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9780142402573
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2005270438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)56140773

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