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John Bellairs was born in Marshall, Michigan on January 17, 1938. He attended Notre Dame and the University of Chicago. Prior to becoming a full-time writer, he was a teacher. He went on to author fifteen graphic novels for young adults, one fantasy book "The Face in the Frost," and two other books. His works have been nominated for several awards in the past. Among those nominated for, he won the Utah Children's Fiction Book Award in 1981 for "The Letter, the Witch and the Ring" and the New York Times Outstanding Books of 1973 Award for "The House with a Clock in Its Walls." Bellairs died of cardiovascular disease, on March 8, 1991. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The House with a Clock in Its Walls (Author) 2,110 copies, 74 reviews
The Figure in the Shadows 735 copies, 16 reviews
The Curse of the Blue Figurine 699 copies, 15 reviews
The Face in the Frost 669 copies, 19 reviews
The Mummy, the Will, and the Crypt 477 copies, 10 reviews
The Spell of the Sorcerer's Skull 457 copies, 7 reviews
The Trolley to Yesterday 414 copies, 5 reviews
The Dark Secret of Weatherend 332 copies, 3 reviews
The Chessmen of Doom 331 copies, 6 reviews
The Ghost in the Mirror 331 copies, 10 reviews
The Mansion in the Mist 315 copies, 6 reviews
The Eyes of the Killer Robot 314 copies, 8 reviews
The Revenge of the Wizard's Ghost 303 copies, 4 reviews
The Bell, the Book, and the Spellbinder (Contributor, some editions) 181 copies, 3 reviews
The Specter From the Magician's Museum (Lewis Barnavelt) (Author, some editions) 143 copies, 3 reviews
The Hand of the Necromancer (Contributor) 105 copies, 2 reviews
The Tower at the End of the World (some editions) 97 copies, 2 reviews
The Beast Under the Wizard's Bridge (Contributor) 97 copies, 1 review
The Wrath of the Grinning Ghost (Contributor, some editions) 89 copies, 1 review
The Whistle, the Grave, and the Ghost (Contributor, some editions) 75 copies, 2 reviews
The House Where Nobody Lived (some editions) 66 copies, 4 reviews
The Sign of the Sinister Sorcerer (some editions) 54 copies
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