The House With a Clock in its Walls Author:John Bellairs Lewis had always wanted to live in a house, like Uncle Jonathon's-full of marble fireplaces and secret passageways and dozens of unusual, unexplored rooms. and living with Uncle Jonatahan, a real wizard was full of fun and surprises. — But, while uncle Jonathan practiced funny and comfortable white magic, the original owner of the old house, Isaa... more »c Lizard, had been an evil sorcerer. He had devised a plan for bringing about the end of the world. Somewhere in the walls of the house he had hidden a clock. Every night Lewis and Uncle Jonathan could hear it ticking-sometimes loud, sometimes soft-marking off the minutes until doomsday.
In his first book for young readers, John Bellairs has drawn from his experiences and imaginings as a child growing up in, Marshall Michigan. He how lives in Haverhill Massachusetts. with his wife and son.« less