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Charlie Bone and the Shadow (Children of the Red King)

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When Charlie is trapped in a magical painting he must battle an evil count thirsty for revenge. Will he be able to save himself and his friends? Find out in Book 7 of Jenny Nimmo's bestselling series!

The enchanter Count Harken is back to take his revenge on the Red King's heirs, starting with Charlie Bone's family! Charlie's ancestor has been kidnapped and imprisoned in the dark, forbidding land of Badlock, and it's up to Charlie to save him. Traveling through a painting to the terrifying countryside, Charlie and his best friend's dog, Runner Bean, take up the quest. But when Runner Bean gets trapped, Charlie needs the help of his friends. Can they get past an army of trolls, rescue Runner Bean and Charlie's ancestor, and get out before it's too late?

Synopsis:

The enchanter Count Harken is back to take his revenge on the Red King's heirs, starting with Charlie Bone's family! Charlie's ancestor has been kidnapped and imprisoned in the dark, forbidding land of Badlock, and it's up to Charlie to save him. Traveling through a painting to the terrifying countryside, Charlie and his best friend's dog, Runner Bean, take up the quest. But when Runner Bean gets trapped, Charlie needs the help of his friends. Can they get past an army of trolls, rescue Runner Bean and Charlie's ancestor, and get out before it's too late?

Can Charlie outwit Court Harken and his sinister troops, or will the prisoners be doomed to being held captive in Badlock forever?

Jenny Nimmo is an award-winning author who lives with her painter husband in a converted mill in Wales. Her books include THE SNOW SPIDER, winner of the Smarties Prize, EMYLN'S MOON, THE CHESTNUT SOLDIER, and GRIFFIN'S CASTLE, which was shortlisted for the Smarties Prize, the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Award, and the W.H. Smith's Mind Boggling Award. THE OWL TREE won the Smarties Gold Prize Award for six- to eight-year-olds, and THE CHARLIE BONE books have repeatedly found their way on to bestseller lists.

About the Author

Jenny Nimmo is the author of the NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestselling Children of the Red King series as well as GRIFFIN'S CASTLE, THE DRAGON'S CHILD, and the award-winning Magician Trilogy, all published by Orchard Books. Several of her books have been awarded and shortlisted for the Smarties Prize, the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Award, and the WH Smith Mind-Boggling Books Award. She lives with her husband in an old mill in Wales.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780439846691
Author:
Nimmo, Jenny
Publisher:
Orchard Books
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
Boarding schools
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
England
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Scholastic Hardcover
Series:
Children of the Red King
Series Volume:
07
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 464 pages Orchard Books (NY) - English 9780439846691 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The enchanter Count Harken is back to take his revenge on the Red King's heirs, starting with Charlie Bone's family! Charlie's ancestor has been kidnapped and imprisoned in the dark, forbidding land of Badlock, and it's up to Charlie to save him. Traveling through a painting to the terrifying countryside, Charlie and his best friend's dog, Runner Bean, take up the quest. But when Runner Bean gets trapped, Charlie needs the help of his friends. Can they get past an army of trolls, rescue Runner Bean and Charlie's ancestor, and get out before it's too late?

Can Charlie outwit Court Harken and his sinister troops, or will the prisoners be doomed to being held captive in Badlock forever?

Jenny Nimmo is an award-winning author who lives with her painter husband in a converted mill in Wales. Her books include THE SNOW SPIDER, winner of the Smarties Prize, EMYLN'S MOON, THE CHESTNUT SOLDIER, and GRIFFIN'S CASTLE, which was shortlisted for the Smarties Prize, the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Award, and the W.H. Smith's Mind Boggling Award. THE OWL TREE won the Smarties Gold Prize Award for six- to eight-year-olds, and THE CHARLIE BONE books have repeatedly found their way on to bestseller lists.

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