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Title:
The figure in the shadows : sequel to the house with a clock in its walls
Author:
Bellairs, John.
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Publication Information:
New York : Dial Press, [1975]
Summary:
A painfully overweight sixth grade boy receives a magic amulet which brings him luck, but also terrifying side effects.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.8 5.0 8911.
ISBN:
9780803749160

9780803749177
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Book

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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!


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!


Author Notes

John Bellairs was born in Marshall, Michigan on January 17, 1938. He attended Notre Dame and the University of Chicago.

Prior to becoming a full-time writer, he was a teacher. He went on to author fifteen graphic novels for young adults, one fantasy book "The Face in the Frost," and two other books. His works have been nominated for several awards in the past. Among those nominated for, he won the Utah Children's Fiction Book Award in 1981 for "The Letter, the Witch and the Ring" and the New York Times Outstanding Books of 1973 Award for "The House with a Clock in Its Walls."

Bellairs died of cardiovascular disease, on March 8, 1991.

(Bowker Author Biography)


John Bellairs was born in Marshall, Michigan on January 17, 1938. He attended Notre Dame and the University of Chicago.

Prior to becoming a full-time writer, he was a teacher. He went on to author fifteen graphic novels for young adults, one fantasy book "The Face in the Frost," and two other books. His works have been nominated for several awards in the past. Among those nominated for, he won the Utah Children's Fiction Book Award in 1981 for "The Letter, the Witch and the Ring" and the New York Times Outstanding Books of 1973 Award for "The House with a Clock in Its Walls."

Bellairs died of cardiovascular disease, on March 8, 1991.

(Bowker Author Biography)