The House with a Clock in Its Walls

The House with a Clock in Its Walls Cover

The House with a Clock in Its Walls

By John Bellairs; Edward Gorey (Illustrator)

Puffin Books, Paperback, 9780142402573, 179pp.

Publication Date: August 3, 2004

Description
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.


About 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.


Praise For The House with a Clock in Its Walls

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

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

Brace yourself for a wild ride. (Kirkus Reviews)

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