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The House With A Clock In Its Walls

Lewis Barnavelt Mysteries

by John Bellairs

Synopsis

When Lewis Barnavelt, an orphan. comes to stay with his uncle Jonathan, he expects to meet an ordinary person. But he is wrong. Uncle Jonathan and his next-door neighbor, Mrs. Zimmermann, are both magicians! Lewis is thrilled. At first, watchng magic is enough. Then Lewis experiments with magic himself and unknowingly resurrects the former owner of the house: a woman named Serenna Izard. It seems that Serenna and her husband built a timepiece into the walls--a clock that could obliterate humankind. And only the Barnavelts can stop it! 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.

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Book Information

Copyright year 2002
ISBN-13 9780142402573
ISBN-10 0142402575
Class Copyright
Publisher Puffin Books
Subject FICTION;JUVENILE FICTION
File Size 0 MB
Number of Pages 179
Shelf No. HY828
Grade Range 3 - 7
Ages 8 - 12
Lexile 800L