Charlie Bone Series Jenny Nimmo Collection 8 Books Set, Time Twister, Blue Boa
Titles in this set:
Midnight for Charlie BoneCharlie Bone & Time TwisterCharlie Bone & Blue BoaCharlie Bone & Castle of MirrorsCharlie Bone & Hidden KingCharlie Bone & Wilderness WolfCharlie Bone & Shadow of BadlockCharlie Bone & Red Knight
Midnight for Charlie BoneSince 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. Charlie quickly finds life at Bloor’s pretty tough, with its strict rules and the malevolent head boy, Manfred, set against him. When Charlie discovers that the child in the photograph is being held, hypnotised, against her will, he and his new friends with ‘gifts’ try to awaken her. But can they overcome Manfred’s sinister hypnotic gifts?
Charlie Bone & Time TwisterJanuary 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. And when he emerges, he meets Charlie Bone …
Charlie Bone & Blue BoaCharlie’s Uncle Paton has dashed off to try to stop the Yewbeam aunts’ latest plan, but when Grandma Bone greets the arrival of Belle with delight, could this be what Paton left hoping to prevent? At Bloor’s, Emma finds art teacher Mr Boldova is the brother of the mysterious Ollie Sparks, made invisible by the blue boa.
Charlie Bone & Castle of MirrorsCharlie and his friends are back in danger, and the balance of power between the Children of the Red King has never been more dangerous. Billy finally gets his longed-for parents, but he soon wishes he hadn’t when the oaths he’s forced to sign come flying through the air at him. Even with the power of Tancred’s storms and Lysander’s ancestors, Charlie Bone is running short of allies – just when he needs them most.
Charlie Bone & Hidden KingCharlie Bone awakes one morning to find the city covered with snow and all the animals gone. Could the discovery of an ancient mirror, and the movement of the shadow in the Red King’s portrait have something to do with it? Then a strange girl appears outside Charlie’s house. Can he trust her, and will she perhaps lead him to find someone he lost long before the animals?
Charlie Bone & Wilderness WolfCharlie Bone has finally found his father, but he’s disappeared again. However, this time Charlie knows where he is – on a second honeymoon with his 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! Something is going on – and the Bloors have to be behind it. Charlie and his friends must find the creature that howls so desperately. But will they be in time?
Charlie Bone & Shadow of BadlockThe enchanter Count Harken – the shadow in the painting of the Red King – is back and determined to stop Billy from discovering a life-changing family secret. His incredible power reaches out from the dark, magical land of Badlock, through space and time, to wreak revenge on Charlie and his friends.
Charlie Bone & Red KnightThe Bloors are gathering their evil forces – thieves, poisoners, kidnappers, swindlers and even murderers from Piminy Street. And Lord Grimwald, Dagbert’s father, is enlisted to drown Charlie’s father and mother on their second honeymoon using his magical Sea Globe. It looks like Charlie’s only hope might be the mysterious Red Knight. But who is he? And can he help Charlie defeat the Bloors once and for all?