WorldCat Identities

Bellairs, John

Overview
Works: 127 works in 520 publications in 6 languages and 34,335 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.B413, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Bellairs
The house with a clock in its walls by John Bellairs( Book )
42 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,734 WorldCat member 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 sign of the sinister sorcerer by Brad Strickland( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,360 WorldCat member 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 curse of the blue figurine by John Bellairs( Book )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johnny Dixon is plunged into a terrifying mystery-adventure when he removes a blue figurine called a ushabti from church
The mummy, the will, and the crypt by John Bellairs( Book )
24 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,878 WorldCat member 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 figure in the shadows : sequel to The house with a clock in its walls by John Bellairs( Book )
29 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A painfully overweight sixth grade boy receives a magic amulet which brings him luck, but also terrifying side effects
The spell of the sorcerer's skull by John Bellairs( Book )
21 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johnny Dixon and Professor Childermass are visiting a New Hampshire inn and inside that inn is a clock. It’s called the Childermass Clock. Inside the clock there’s a tiny dollhouse room, an exact replica of the professor’s childhood home. And, on one of the shelves in that tiny room is a tiny skull. And, inside that skull is something evil. In this third Johnny Dixon mystery, Johnny takes the skull to try to solve the murder of the professor’s granduncle, but when he does, it unleashes dark forces that take the professor away. To get him back, Johnny and his friends Fergie and Father Higgins must race to the deserted islands off the coast of Maine. Little do they know the terrifying danger that awaits them there… “Is there no end to the suspense John Bellairs can create?...This is among his best and that’s really saying something.”—School Library Journal “Brace yourself for a wild ride.”—Kirkus Reviews
The letter, the witch, and the ring by John Bellairs( Book )
20 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,587 WorldCat member 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 eyes of the killer robot by John Bellairs( Book )
18 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,281 WorldCat member 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 trolley to yesterday by John Bellairs( Book )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,242 WorldCat member 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 ghost in the mirror by John Bellairs( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,200 WorldCat member 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 revenge of the wizard's ghost by John Bellairs( Book )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,168 WorldCat member 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 )
21 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,158 WorldCat member 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 dark secret of Weatherend by John Bellairs( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member 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 chessmen of doom by John Bellairs( Book )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member 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
Secret of the underground room by John Bellairs( Book )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,031 WorldCat member 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 mansion in the mist by John Bellairs( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member 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 destructon of people on Earth
The lamp from the warlock's tomb by John Bellairs( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member 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 drum, the doll, and the zombie by John Bellairs( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and French and held by 918 WorldCat member 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
The vengeance of the witch-finder by John Bellairs( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 787 WorldCat member 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 doom of the haunted opera by John Bellairs( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lewis Barnavelt and Rose Rita Pottinger are faced with a dilemma when their discovery of an unpublished opera score unleashes a wicked sorcerer who plans to rule the world by bringing back the dead
 
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Alternative Names
ベレアーズ, ジョン
Languages
English (265)
French (29)
Japanese (9)
Italian (7)
German (4)
Portuguese (3)
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