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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) — biography from The House with a Clock in Its Walls… (more)
The House with a Clock in Its Walls (Author) 2,317 copies, 73 reviews
The Figure in the Shadows 772 copies, 16 reviews
The Curse of the Blue Figurine 732 copies, 16 reviews
The Face in the Frost 702 copies, 19 reviews
The Mummy, the Will, and the Crypt 488 copies, 11 reviews
The Spell of the Sorcerer's Skull 472 copies, 7 reviews
The Trolley to Yesterday 431 copies, 5 reviews
The Chessmen of Doom 343 copies, 6 reviews
The Dark Secret of Weatherend 342 copies, 3 reviews
The Ghost in the Mirror (Author) 341 copies, 10 reviews
The Mansion in the Mist 330 copies, 7 reviews
The Eyes of the Killer Robot 326 copies, 8 reviews
The Revenge of the Wizard's Ghost 316 copies, 4 reviews
The Bell, the Book, and the Spellbinder (Contributor, some editions) 194 copies, 3 reviews
The Specter From the Magician's Museum (Lewis Barnavelt) (Author, some editions) 150 copies, 4 reviews
The Hand of the Necromancer (Contributor) 109 copies, 1 review
The Tower at the End of the World (some editions) 104 copies, 2 reviews
The Beast Under the Wizard's Bridge (Contributor) 102 copies, 1 review
The Wrath of the Grinning Ghost (Contributor, some editions) 96 copies, 1 review
The Whistle, the Grave, and the Ghost (Contributor, some editions) 79 copies, 2 reviews
The House Where Nobody Lived (some editions) 72 copies, 4 reviews
The Sign of the Sinister Sorcerer (some editions) 58 copies
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