Arthur Penhaligon is supposed to die at a young age, but is saved by a key that is shaped like the minute hand of a clock. The key causes bizarre creatures to come from another realm, bringing with them a plague. A man named Mister Monday will stop at nothing to get the key back. Arthur goes to a mysterious house that only he can see, so that he can learn the truth about himself and the key.
Nix, Garth. Keys to the kingdom ; 1.
The keys to the kingdom
The keys to the kingdom ; bk. 1
Good and evil -- Juvenile fiction.
Heroes -- Juvenile fiction.
Locks and keys -- Juvenile fiction.
Magic -- Juvenile fiction.
Penhaligon, Arthur (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction.