From the writer of The House with a Clock in Its Walls.
Who is Johnny Dixon?
Johnny Dixon is the young hero of twelve children’s gothic horror novels, written by John Bellairs, then by his successor Brad Strickland.
Set in the early 1950s, the series relates the story of Johnny Dixon, a young boy whose mother died of cancer and whose father is a fighter pilot in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. So Johnny is sent to live with his paternal grandparents in fictional Duston Heights, Massachusetts. There, he becomes best friend with eccentric history professor Roderick Childermass, and both of them, with their group of friends, will fight evil forces.