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Helquist, Brett

Overview
Works: 373 works in 1,361 publications in 18 languages and 107,562 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Humor  Detective and mystery fiction  Young adult works  Horror tales  Ghost stories  Short stories  High interest-low vocabulary books 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.S6795, FIC
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Most widely held works about Brett Helquist
 
Most widely held works by Brett Helquist
The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket( Book )

107 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 6,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Baudelaire children, Violet, Klaus and baby Sunny, are exceedingly unlucky. Their parents have been killed, and they are forced to go and stay with their Uncle Olaf. It soon turns out that Olaf has evil plans for the children
The reptile room by Lemony Snicket( Book )

65 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 5,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire have found a new home and it looks as though they are going to be happy. Their new guardian, Uncle Monty, is a kind man. But then he employs a new assistant, who turns out to be none other than the evil Count Olaf
Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett( Book )

47 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 5,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When seemingly unrelated and strange events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal
The Miserable Mill by Lemony Snicket( Book )

53 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 5,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr Poe delivers the three Baudelaire orphans, Violet, Klaus and little Sunny, to their new guardian, the owner of the Lucky Smells Lumbermill in Paltryville. But far from living in the mill, they quickly discover they will be working in it
The wide window by Lemony Snicket( Book )

36 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Turkish and held by 5,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catastrophes and misfortune continue to plague the Baudelaire orphans after being sent to live with fearful Aunt Josephine, who offers little protection against Count Olaf's treachery
The Austere Academy by Lemony Snicket( Book )

53 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: As the three Baudelaire orphans warily approach their new home Prufrock Preparatory School : they can't help but notice the enormous stone arch bearing the school's motto Memento Mori or "Remember you will die." This is not a cheerful greeting and certainly marks an inauspicious beginning to a very bleak story just as we have come to expect from Lemony Snickett's Series of Unfortunate Events, the deliciously morbid set of books that began with The Bad Beginning and only got worse
The Ersatz Elevator by Lemony Snicket( Book )

54 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The woeful saga of the Baudelaire orphans continues. Within the chapters of this story, Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire encounter a darkened staircase, a red herring, some friends in a dire situation, three mysterious initials, a liar with an evil scheme, a secret passageway, and parsley soda
The Hostile Hospital by Lemony Snicket( Book )

33 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and French and held by 4,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this satirical story the children face a suspicious shopkeeper, unnecessary surgery, an intercom system, anesthesia and some very startling news about a fire
The Carnivorous Carnival by Lemony Snicket( Book )

33 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 4,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the run as suspected murderers, the Baudelaire orphans find themselves trapped in a carnival, where they must hide from the evil Count Olaf
The Vile Village by Lemony Snicket( Book )

34 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and French and held by 4,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despatched to the village of VFD, the three Baudelaire orphans think they may at last be able to find out what Duncan Quagmire meant when he frantically screamed those enigmatic letters, before Count Olaf abducted him and his sister
The Slippery Slope by Lemony Snicket( Book )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and French and held by 4,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the perilous Mortmain Mountains, Klaus and Violet Baudelaire meet another well-read person, who helps them try to rescue Sunny from the villainous Count Olaf and his henchmen as they all near "the last safe place."
The End by Lemony Snicket( Book )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Finnish and held by 4,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost at sea, the Baudelaire orphans, along with the evil Count Olaf, wash up on the shore of an island populated by an oddly placid group of inhabitants, and they try to decide whether or not they are truly safe
Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 3,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unlucky twelve-year-old Norwegian boy named Odd leads the Norse gods Loki, Thor, and Odin in an attempt to outwit evil Frost Giants who have taken over Asgard
The Grim Grotto by Lemony Snicket( Book )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and French and held by 3,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un épisode des aventures des orphelins qui se passe au fond des mers. Recueillis à bord d'un petit sous-marin commandé par le capitaine Virelevent, aussi jovial que soupe au lait, ils vont découvrir qu'il n'y a décidément jamais de réponse sûre à la question : "Ami ou ennemi?"
The Wright 3 by Blue Balliett( Book )

34 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of a series of unexplained accidents and mysterious coincidences, sixth-graders Calder, Petra, and Tommy lead their classmates in an attempt to keep Frank Lloyd Wright's famous Robie House from being demolished
The Calder game by Blue Balliett( Book )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When seventh-grader Calder Pillay disappears from a remote English village--along with an Alexander Calder sculpture to which he has felt strangely drawn--his friends Petra and Tommy fly from Chicago to help his father find him
It came from beneath the bed! : tales from the House of Bunnicula by James Howe( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With help from his Uncle Harold, who wrote books about Bunnicula, Howie the wire-haired dachshund writes a story in which he saves the world from a science experiment gone awry
The lump of coal by Lemony Snicket( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lump of coal that wants to be an artist, but would settle for making decorative marks on a piece of grilled meat, rolls out of a forgotten bag of charcoal one winter and takes a spin through town seeking a miracle
Howie Monroe and the doghouse of doom by James Howe( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuing his search for fame as a writer, Howie the wire- haired dachshund creates a story remarkably similar to the popular one he has heard about a heroic boy wizard
Thriller by James Patterson( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume provides a collection of ghostly and mysterious stories
 
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Chasing Vermeer
Alternative Names
Brett Helquist Amerikaans schrijver

Brett Helquist illustratore statunitense

Helkvists, Brets

הלקויסט, ברט

הלקויסט, ברט אמן אמריקאי

برت هلکویست

헬퀴스트, 브렛

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The reptile roomChasing VermeerThe Miserable MillThe wide windowThe Austere AcademyThe Ersatz ElevatorThe Hostile HospitalThe Carnivorous Carnival