Most widely held works about John Bellairs
Most widely held works by John Bellairs
The sign of the sinister sorcerer by Brad Strickland ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2,350 libraries worldwide
In Michigan in the mid-1950s, Lewis Barnavelt is convinced that the series of accidents he and his uncle are experiencing are the result of a curse by a mysterious, hooded figure that may be part of his uncle's past.
The house with a clock in its walls by John Bellairs ( Book )
47 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in 9 languages and held by 2,267 libraries worldwide
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.
The mummy, the will, and the crypt by John Bellairs ( Book )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and Japanese and held by 1,612 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year old Johnny Dixon and his friend Professor Childermass look for the hidden will left by an eccentric cereal tycoon who wished to make life difficult for his heirs after his own death by suicide.
The curse of the blue figurine by John Bellairs ( Book )
19 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,575 libraries worldwide
Johnny Dixon is plunged into a terrifying mystery-adventure when he removes a blue figurine called a ushabt. from church.
The letter, the witch, and the ring by John Bellairs ( Book )
20 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,419 libraries worldwide
A young girl takes a trip with a friend of the family only to get involved with a mysterious letter, a magic ring, and a powerful witch.
The spell of the sorcerer's skull by John Bellairs ( Book )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,400 libraries worldwide
When Johnny Dixon takes a tiny skull from a haunted dollhouse, demonic forces are released, capturing Professor Childermass and leading Johnny on a harrowing chase to a deserted island off the coast of Maine.
The ghost in the mirror by John Bellairs ( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,217 libraries worldwide
Rose Rita Pottinger and Mrs. Zimmermann are transported back to 1828 to save the Weiss family from being destroyed by a wicked wizard.
The eyes of the killer robot by John Bellairs ( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 1,146 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Johnny Dixon is put in jeopardy when he and Professor Childermass try to find a robot made many years ago by an evil wizard.
The figure in the shadows : sequel to The house with a clock in its walls by John Bellairs ( Book )
7 editions published between 1975 and 1983 in English and held by 1,120 libraries worldwide
A painfully overweight sixth grade boy receives a magic amulet which brings him luck, but also terrifying side effects.
The trolley to yesterday by John Bellairs ( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and French and held by 1,098 libraries worldwide
Johnny Dixon and Professor Childermass discover a trolley which transports them back to Constantinople in 1453 as the Turks are invading the Byzantine Empire.
The dark secret of Weatherend by John Bellairs ( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and held by 1,088 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Anthony Monday of Hoosac, Minnesota, and his friend Miss Eells, the Hoosac librarian, try to stop an evil wizard from turning the world into an icy wasteland.
The revenge of the wizard's ghost by John Bellairs ( Book )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and French and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
While thirteen-year-old Johnny Dixon lies dying, possessed by an evil spirit, his friends, an elderly professor and a schoolmate, try to find some way to free him.
The treasure of Alpheus Winterborn by John Bellairs ( Book )
14 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and German and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
After stumbling upon a clue in the public library, Anthony searches for the treasure long rumored to have been hidden by a wealthy, eccentric citizen of their small town.
The lamp from the warlock's tomb by John Bellairs ( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 988 libraries worldwide
Anthony Monday and Miss Eells recover a magic lamp that was stolen from a warlock's tomb and is spreading evil to further the wicked ends of the thief.
The face in the frost by John Bellairs ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and held by 980 libraries worldwide
"Prospero and Roger Bacon are wizards. Not very good wizards, mind you, but they know the seven runic alphabets by heart, and if you have the patience to wait long enough, they can usually concoct some pretty impressive lightning effects. No one would have considered them a threat to a truly powerful sorcerer like Melichus. But when Melichus turns his powers to evil, these two rumpled wizards are the only ones who can save the kingdom from ruin. Together, they set off on a fantastic journey to find Melichus--and destroy the source of his power"--Publisher's web site.
The mansion in the mist by John Bellairs ( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 975 libraries worldwide
While spending the summer in an old house on a desolate Canadian island, Anthony Monday and Miss Eells discover a chest that can transport them to another world and a maniacal group who are plotting the destruction of people on Earth.
Secret of the underground room by John Bellairs ( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 932 libraries worldwide
When Father Higgins disappears, Johnny Dixon and Professor Childermass discover disturbing clues which lead them to England and an encounter with a long-dead knight.
The chessmen of doom by John Bellairs ( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 928 libraries worldwide
Johnny Dixon, Fergie and Professor Childermass comply with a strange will left by the Professor's brother, which requires them to spend the summer at a desolate estate where they encounter a madman bent on destroying the world.
The vengeance of the witch-finder by John Bellairs ( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 827 libraries worldwide
In 1951, while visiting a distant cousin in the English countryside, thirteen-year-old Lewis Barnavelt accidentally unleashes demonic forces and summons the ghost of an evil wizard bent on killing the Barnavelt family.
The drum, the doll, and the zombie by John Bellairs ( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 812 libraries worldwide
When thirteen-year-old Johnny Dixon and his friend Professor Childermass try to save the life of the elderly Dr. Coote, they find themselves facing the forces of a menacing voodoo cult.
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