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Wednesday, April 25, 2001

Book Alert: The Tower at the End of the World

Books News
Amazon will release the next book in the Lewis Barnavelt series, The Tower at the End of the World, in September of this year. The artwork will be in the capable hands of S.D. Schindler.

Wednesday, April 18, 2001

Book Alert: Return of the Shuffly

Books News
It looks as though John Bellairs’s long lost classic, The Pedant and the Shuffly, will see the light of print once again thanks to the efforts of the Mythopoeic Press.

And unlike the recent reprint of The Face in the Frost, Pedant will indeed feature the original artwork of Marilyn Fitschen - which only makes sense.

Sunday, April 8, 2001

Would That It Were Mine...

Publishers Weekly had a feature recently (Feb. 12) asking children's editors which books they wish they had published. Paula Wiseman, the editorial director of Silver Whistle Books, had some kind words on the books of John Bellairs:

Tuesday, April 3, 2001

Movie News

Film news
Muse Entertainment Enterprises  [webpage/archive] announces the following:
"Muse is also entering the children's entertainment market. It is co-producing The Never Ending Story, a live-action, special effects TV series based on the internationally acclaimed feature film franchise. It is also co-producing The House with a Clock in its Walls, a TV movie based on Ron Bellairs' classic novel."
We received an e-mail reply from Betty Palik, a spokesperson for Muse Entertainment Enterprises, regarding this passage. She tells us that the project is still in the early development stages - scripting, financing, and that sort of thing - so they are apparently quite a ways off from the actual shooting stage.

Unfortunately, they give credit on their site to "Ron" Bellairs. They said they would correct that.