WorldCat Identities

Helquist, Brett

Works: 295 works in 1,241 publications in 20 languages and 103,936 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humor  Detective and mystery fiction  Young adult works  Humorous fiction  Children's audiobooks  Folklore  Horror tales  Braille books 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.S6795, FIC
Publication Timeline
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 9 languages and held by 6,202 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 )

69 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 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 )

44 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 13 languages and held by 5,366 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 )

60 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 5,133 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 4,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

51 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,939 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 )

50 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee zusjes en een broertje worden achtervolgd door een griezelige veilingmeester. In een pikdonkere liftschacht doen ze een enge ontdekking. Vanaf ca. 11 jaar
The Hostile Hospital by Lemony Snicket( Book )

35 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the run after being falsely accused of murder, the three Baudelaire orphans find themselves in the Heimlich Hospital, with the evil Count Olaf in close pursuit
The Carnivorous Carnival by Lemony Snicket( Book )

31 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 4,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the run as suspected murderers, the unlucky Baudelaire orphans find themselves trapped in the Caligari Carnival, where they must masquerade as freaks in order to hide from the evil Count Olaf
The Vile Village by Lemony Snicket( Book )

41 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,338 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 )

33 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and French and held by 4,280 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."
Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 3,956 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 End by Lemony Snicket( Book )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,948 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
The Grim Grotto by Lemony Snicket( Book )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still pursued by the evil Count Olaf, the Baudelaire orphans attempt to reach a very important VFD meeting, but first they must travel in a rattletrap submarine to the Gorgonian Grotto, a dangerous underwater cave, in search of the sugar bowl
The Wright 3 by Blue Balliett( Book )

31 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the New York Times-bestselling team behind Chasing Vermeer comes another thought-provoking art mystery featuring Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie house?now in After Words paperback! Spring semester at the Lab School in Hyde Park finds Petra and Calder drawn into another mystery when unexplainable accidents and ghostly happenings throw a spotlight on Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, and it's up to the two junior sleuths to piece together the clues. Stir in the return of Calder's friend Tommy (which creates a tense triangle), H.G. Wells's The Invisible Man, 3-D pentominoes, and the hunt for a coded message left behind by Wright, and the kids become tangled in a dangerous web in which life and art intermingle with death, deception, and surprise
The Calder game by Blue Balliett( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 2,121 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 )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,931 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
More scary stories to tell in the dark by Alvin Schwartz( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tapped from the oral traditions of American folklore, these ghost stories and tales of weird happenings, witches, and graveyards have startling, funny, or surprising endings
The lump of coal by Lemony Snicket( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,469 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 )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,429 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
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.08 (from 0.00 for Chasing Ve ... to 0.30 for Something ...)

Chasing Vermeer
Alternative Names
Brett Helquist Amerikaans schrijver

Helkvists, Brets

הלקויסט, ברט

برت هلکویست


ヘルキスト, ブレット

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