The full bibliography of books and other writings by John Bellairs and those books completed and continued by Brad Strickland.
Brad Strickland is the author (or co-author) of 60- novels, short fiction pieces, and poetry. After the death of John Bellairs, Strickland was approached to complete four books and went on to write the further adventures of Johnny Dixon and Lewis Barnavelt [News].
Established in 1830 and expected to become the state's capital, Marshall, Michigan has become one of America's largest historic districts. Resident and Bellairs fan Ann LaPietra researched a walking tour of Bellairs' hometown and how it was transformed into memorable locations from his books.
Interviews and commentaries from fans of John and Brad.
Edward Gorey (1925-2000) was the most popular illustrator of John Bellairs' books, as well as a well-known author and illustrator in his own right. Gorey's bizarre stories and macabre black-and-white illustrations reflected an elegantly morbid sense of humor in books, on television, and on the stage [News].
Yes, Virginia, The House with a Clock in its Walls was made into a 20-minute television program in 1979 and, yes, it is about what you’d expect. And then someone got the idea to sort-of do the same thing to The Treasure of Alpheus Winterborn. Yikes!
Who? What? When? Where? Places to go, people with flare. Events that have happened and things you once knew. Where? When? What? Who? Learn about the people, places, and things in John's writing in our expanded Academia section.
Magic Mirrors (2009) contains Bellairs’ three books from the 1960s and an incomplete seven-chapter sequel to The Face in the Frost, titled The Dolphin Cross.
Quiz #1: Can you find an item representing every book by Bellairs and Strickland in the collage above? Think! Use the spell!