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  • 5 stars across 20 books
    John Bellairs (1938-1991) was an award-winning American author of many gothic mystery novels for children and young adults, including The House with a Clock in Its Walls, which received both the New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year Award and the American Library Association Children's Books of International Interest Award, The Lamp from the Warlock's Tomb, which won the Edgar Award and The Specter from the Magician's Museum, which won the New York Public Library 'Best Books for the Teen Age' Award.
    27th December 2018

    The Gruffalo 20th Anniversary Edition

    This special 20th anniversary edition of The Gruffalo is a must-have addition to the bookshelves of all Julia Dona... More

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    6th September 2018

    The House With a Clock in Its Walls

    The American classic - now a major motion picture from Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment, starring Cate Blanchett,... More

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    28th August 2014

    The Bell, the Book, and the Spellbinder

    Hidden away in the local library, a sorcerer's book casts an evil spell in a novel by the author of The House with a... More

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    16th October 2014

    The Mummy, the Will, and the Crypt

    A clever young man and an eccentric professor search for a missing fortune, in this spooky adventure full of "marvelou... More

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    16th October 2014

    The Drum, the Doll, and the Zombie

    A young sleuth and his professor friend fight voodoo, black magic, and a hungry zombie horde . . . The drum is... More

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    28th August 2014

    The Wrath of the Grinning Ghost

    A young man fights to save his father from a spirit's curse in the epic finale to a series starring "a terrific hero" ... More

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    16th October 2014

    The Secret of the Underground Room

    A young hero and his professor friend set out to save a priest from a ghost, in this novel by the author of The Hous... More

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    16th October 2014

    The Revenge of the Wizard's Ghost

    A young man is possessed by an evil spirit in this "gothic spine-chiller" by the author of The House with a Clock in... More

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    16th October 2014

    The Trolley to Yesterday

    A "spooky[,] spine-tingling" time travel adventure that takes a boy and his eccentric professor friend to the mysterio... More

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    16th October 2014

    The Eyes of the Killer Robot

    A boy tries to stop a rampaging robot in this "deliciously wicked fun" tale by the author of The House with a Clock ... More

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