The curse of the blue figurine

Author Bellairs, John.
Language English
Publisher
New York: Open Road Integrated Media, 2014




Annotation:

Johnny Dixon is plunged into a terrifying mystery-adventure when he removes a blue figurine called a ushabt. from church. John Bellairs, the name in Gothic mysteries for middle graders, wrote terrifying tales full of adventure, attitude and alarm. For years, young readers have crept, crawled, and gone bump in the night with the unlikely heroes of these Gothic novels:nbsp; Lewis Barnavelt, Johnny Dixon, and Anthony Monday. Now, the ten top-selling titles feature an updated cover look. Loyal fans and enticed newcomers will love the series even more with this haunting new look!



Subjects :

  • Fiction
  • Horror fiction
  • Mystery fiction
  • Dixon, Johnny (Fictitious character)
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Ghosts
  • Mystery and detective stories

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Author Illustrator(s) :

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State & Provincial Reading List :

  • Indian Paintbrush Book Award; Nominee 1986-1986 Wyoming
  • Utah Children's Book Awards; Nominee 1985-1985 Utah

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Reading Measurement Programs:


999999
Bantam (New York:) 1984.

Accelerated Reader
Interest Level Middle Grade
Book Level 5.1
Accelerated Reader Points 8

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Reviews :

Bill Boyle (Books for Keeps No. 42, January 1987)
John Bellairs successfully creates here the evocative world of Fifties childhood--listening to radio programmes with unprovocative titles like. 'The House of Mystery,' whilst munching a plateful of Ritz crackers and cream cheese. Mind you, wasn't it still called the warless in the early Fifties? The anachronism can be easily forgiven for so much of the atmosphere and sense of time is perfect. Johnny, living with his grandparents, involved in a world of 'grown-up' conversation, littered with archaeological phrases and references. From mummies, it's but a short step in a boy's imagination to ghosts and haunting, and an even shorter step to being embroiled in an adventure that makes 'The House of Mystery' seem as tame as Larry the Lamb. Category: Junior/Middle. . ...., Corgi, 1.75. Ages 8 to 10.
(PUBLISHER: Corgi (London:), PUBLISHED: 1986 c1983.)

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Series :

A Johnny Dixon mystery ; book one

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Publication Details:

  Publisher ISBN Notes
New York: Open Road Integrated Media, 2014

Media Type: Language Material
160 pages ;
PZ7.B413 ([Fic])
1497637732
9781497637733
New York: Puffin Books, 2004

Media Type: Language Material
200 p.:
MLCS 2006/43451 (*) ([Fic])
0142402583
9780142402580
New York: Puffin Books, 1996

Media Type: Language Material
p. cm.
PZ7.B413 ([Fic])
9780606107778
0606107770
Sequel The mummy the will and the crypt.
Originally published New York: Dial Books for Young Readers 1983.
London: Corgi, 1986

Media Type: Language Material
170p. ;
(813/.54)
055252364X
9780552523646
4240709849
0094240709847
Originally published New York: Dial Books 1983.
New York NY: Bantam Books, 1984

Media Type: Language Material
200 p. ;
PZ7.B413 ([Fic])
9100744442683
9780744442687
0744442680
9990744442680
Sequel The mummy the will and the crypt.
Virginia Young Readers Winner Middle School 1986-87.
New York: Bantam, 1984

Media Type: Language Material
200 p. ;
PZ7.B413 ([Fic])
055315429X
9780553154290
Sequel The mummy the will and the crypt.
New York: Bantam, 1984

Media Type: Language Material
200 p. ;
PZ7.B413 ([Fic])
9780553154290
055315429X
Sequel The mummy the will and the crypt.
New York: Bantam books:, 1983

Media Type: Language Material

PZ7.B413 ([Fic])
0803712650
0803711190
9780803712652
9780803711198
Sequel The mummy the will and the crypt.

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