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The house with a clock in its walls

Author: John Bellairs; Nathan Collins
Publisher: London : Piccadilly Press, 2018. ©1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 neighbour, Mrs Zimmermann, are both witches! Lewis couldn't be happier. What's not to like about seeing his uncle practise spells and eating Mrs Zimmermann's delicious cookies? At first, watching magic is enough. Then Lewis experiments with magic himself and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Bellairs; Nathan Collins
ISBN: 9781848127715 1848127715 9781848127722 1848127723
OCLC Number: 1054360774
Notes: "Now a major motion picture starring Jack Black & Cate Blanchett"--Cover.
First published in the United States of America by The Dial Press, 1973.
Target Audience: Ages 8-12.
Description: 178 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Other Titles: House with a clock in its walls (Motion picture)
Responsibility: John Bellairs ; [illustrations by Nathan Collins].

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As the clock can be heard ticking away in the house all the time, sometimes louder, sometimes quieter, sometimes faster, sometimes slower, it is up to the Barnavelts to find where it is hidden in the  Read more...

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Featuring wonderful hand drawn illustrations that bring the characters and their race-against-time to life, The House With A Clock In Its Walls stands the test of time * Culturefly *

 
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