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The Curse of the blue figurine by John Bellairs

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Published by Corgi in London .
Written in English

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published, New York , Dial Books, 1983.

StatementJohn Bellairs.
The Physical Object
Pagination170p. ;
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15062438M
ISBN 10055252364X

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  A blue ushabti figurine – ushabti are small figures found in ancient Egyptian tombs with mummies usually representing servants expected to do certain agricultural labors required of the deceased in the land of the dead – contains the actual curse and when Johnny takes both the book and the figurine, all hell breaks loose.   The Curse of the Blue Figurine - Ebook written by John Bellairs. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Curse of the Blue Figurine/5(13). Book Safe: A Roman Missal is used as one in The Curse of the Blue Figurine, housing a blue ushabti (the titular "blue figurine") and a scroll with a note from the late Father Remigius Baart. Clingy MacGuffin: The skull from The Spell of the Sorcerer's Skull is one of these. The Curse Of The Blue Figurine Book Summary and Study Guide. John Bellairs Booklist John Bellairs Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Curse Of The Blue Figurine; Johnny Dixon is a young boy living with his grandparents. He loves playing chess, reading about ancient Egypt and listening to his favorite scary radio program.

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