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Midnight for Charlie Bone
Children of the Red King #1
Simon Russell Beale
Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
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The first installment of the international best-selling series from Jenny Nimmo starring Charlie Bone. Since his father died, Charlie Bone has lived with his mother and her mother in the house of his other grandmother, Grandma Bone. Looking at a picture of a couple with a baby and a cat, he suddenly discovers he can hear their voices. Although he tries to hide his new gift, Grandma Bone and her scary sisters soon find out and send him to Bloor's Academy.
An academy for magic and special talents. A destiny unfulfilled. A secret legacy. Join Charlie Bone as he discovers the truth about the Red King, and the key to his own past....January 1916. On the coldest night in memory, Henry Yewbeam's cousin Zeke tricks him into using the Time Twister, a beautiful marble full of shining colours that draws him into the future. January 2002. Charlie meets Henry reappearing at Bloor's in the 21st century, and realises Henry's cousin is none other than old Ezekiel Bloor.
Charlie Bone wakes one snowy morning to find every creature in the city has vanished. What strange forces have been unleashed - and does the portrait of the Red King have something to do with it? The sixth thrilling story in the Charlie Bone series, from acclaimed author Jenny Nimmo.
Charlie and his friends are back in danger, and the balance of power between the Children of the Red King has never been more dangerous. In a dark laboratory deep within Bloor’s Academy, Manfred and Ezekiel are brewing up a very nasty kind of trouble for Charlie Bone...The fifth fantastic story in the Charlie Bone series, from acclaimed author Jenny Nimmo.
Kaum hat sich Charlie daran gewöhnt, dass Bilder zu ihm sprechen, gehen hinter den düsteren Mauern der Bloor-Akademie schon wieder seltsame Dinge vor sich: Ein Reisender aus der Vergangenheit muss um sein Leben fürchten, ein magischer Gegenstand wird verzweifelt gesucht und dann geistert auch noch eine geheimnisvolle schwarze Frau herum.
Tatty Apple enters Owen-Owen’s life all of a sudden, one cold spring day when the wind is high on the wild mountainside. Owen has never seen such an extraordinary rabbit before - green and brown, like an apple that’s waited too long.‘A mischief maker!’ says Mrs Owen, when she finds the family sitting room turned upside down. ‘Stop thief!’ cries Mrs Price as the shiny box of chocolates vanishes from her shop. Only Owen-Owen knows the secret of the green rabbit’s extraordinary powers....
Charlie and his friends take on the most powerful and dangerous magic in Book Eight of this extraordinary series. As wicked forces come to a head at Bloor's Academy, Charlie and his friends must use all their magic and all their might to fight the evil and save Charlie's parents.
Charlie Bone has finally found his father, but he’s disappeared again - on a second honeymoon with Charlie’s mother. But there’s no time to miss them, for there’s a strange salty mist in the air, and chilling howls in the night. And someone has been searching Charlie’s house. What are they looking for? And could Dagbert, the new boy with pale lips and cold aquamarine eyes, have something to do with it?
The enchanter Count Harken – the shadow in the painting of the Red King – is determined to stop Billy from discovering a life-changing family secret. His incredible power reaches out from the dark land of Badlock to wreak revenge on Charlie and his friends. Charlie’s ancestor, Otus Yewbeam – a giant, married to Amoret, the Red King’s daughter – has been imprisoned in Badlock by Count Harken. Charlie is sucked into a painting of Badlock and tries to rescue Otus. But can he outwit the shadow’s troll army?
The yellow letter arrived on a Saturday, otherwise Henry would have been at school. The envelope was such a bright, sunny colour, no one would have believed that it contained a bombshell. Less than 10 minutes after the arrival of the mysterious letter, Henry is on the run with his Auntie Pearl, possibly never to return home. Henry has a secret.
Elliot, grieving for his dead mother, is sent to stay with his cousins. There he is haunted by Mary-Ellen, who was once kept prisoner in his room. The loss of her fiance, Orlando Rinaldi, killed in World War I, threatened her sanity - or so everyone thought.
Many years have passed since the end of Book Two, and we now must meet Timoken's children, who, with their own magical endowments, stand divided between the forces of good and bad. Toung Petrello and Tolomeo must fight to protect their siblings and their kingdom as an evil force invades the oncepeaceful Red Castle. Embark on one last adventure in the thrilling finale to Jenny Nimmo's extraordinary trilogy!
On his ninth birthday, Gwyn is given a brooch and told to cast it into the wind. Later he discovers the wind has sent something back: the snow spider.So begins Gwyn’s journey as a magician. Against the shimmering backdrop of a magical domed city, Gwyn has to battle evil and heal a fractured family... A spine-tingling story, full of magic and power, from acclaimed author Jenny Nimmo.
Tabby Jack watched the hooded stranger. Could he believe what he was seeing? Slowly she uncurled her fingers and there, on her crinkly pale palm, were two tiny creatures, as small as grasshoppers, so delicate a shiver might break them, but undoubtedly dogs! When the dogs arrive there is only one thing the cats can do - fetch Delilah, whose knowledge of magic is a match for anyone...
Charlie Bone is back at Bloor's Academy, where a dark secret is emerging. A boy was once lost in the attics and never seen again. Charlie Bone is intrigued, and ventures up there to see if he can find a clue about what happened to him. There he finds Ollie Sparks - but he has become invisible thanks to a hug from the legendary blue boa.... Charlie has problems of his own - Uncle Paton has disappeared, and it is up to Charlie to get him back.
Dando the dragon can't fly. And he's lost in the land where the dreadful Doggins lurk and where dangerous humans have arrived. But with the help of an orphan girl, Dando finds himself on an incredible adventure to find his way home in The Dragon's Child. In the Night of the Unicorn Amber feels the shooting stars she saw in the night were trying to tell her something.
Deliliah - huge, fluffy, grey, wide-golden-eyed - is a cat who specializes in dogspells. When dogs start shrinking - and worse - Annie steps in, but she has a soft spot for Delilah. The author's other books include The Snow Spider, winner of the Smarties Grand Prix.
For sixty-five years Toby the toy panda has lain in the dark loft. Now, trouble in the house wakes him: the arrival of child-hating Mrs Malevant, who’s come to mind Izzy and her siblings while their parents are away. Somehow Toby speaks to Izzy, just as he used to speak to his former owner, her great-uncle Maurice. The children desperately need the support of their great-uncle and Aunt Folly to stand up to Mrs Malevant. Can Toby help restore happiness to the house?
Looking at the sky one frosty night, Marty sees the Dog Star, in all its brilliance, for the first time. Although she has Tiggy, her cat, Marty longs for a dog; she’d call it Star.Later that night, when the Dog Star’s light beams into her room, she discovers a real, live dog beneath her bed, and it seems that her wish has come true. But will Star bring Marty and her family happiness?