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A mysterious stranger gives Johnny Dixon a magical ring that plunges him into a terrifying adventure during which he must outwit the ghost of the mad Father Baart. Reprint. AB.
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John Anthony Bellairs (1938 1991) is an award-winning American author, perhaps best known for his fantasy novel The Face in the Frost. He is also the author of many gothic mystery novels for children and young adults, including The House with a Clock in its Walls (which received both the New York Times Outstanding Book of Award and the American Library Association Children's Books of International Interest Award), The Lamp from the Warlock’s Tomb (which won the Edgar Allen Poe Award), and The Specter from the Magician’s Museum (which won the New York Public Library "Best Books for the Teen Age" Award.
Is there no end to the suspense John Bellairs can create? (School Library Journal, starred review)
ThereÆs suspense and action aplenty. . . . Perfect for the pre-Stephen King set. (Booklist)
Brace yourself for a wild ride. (Kirkus Reviews)
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Book Description Puffin, 1996. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110140380051
Book Description Puffin. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0140380051 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0963631