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Midnight for Charlie Bone Children of the Red King (Hardcover)

Author:  Jenny Nimmo
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0439474299
ISBN-13: 9780439474290
Sku: 31077396
Publish Date: 3/1/2003
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.75H x 5.75L x 1.25T
Pages:  416
Age Range:  12 to UP
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Long, long ago a king arrived in the North. They called him the Red King because he wore a scarlet cloak and his shield was emblazoned with a burning sun. (from the first line)
Charlie Bones life with his widowed mother and two grandmothers undergoes a dramatic change when he discovers that he can hear people in photographs talking and his aunts decide he must change schools and attend the Bloors Academy for gifted children. *Author: Nimmo, Jenny *Series Title: Children of the Red King *Publication Date: 2003/03/01 *Number of Pages: 352 *Binding Type: Hardbound *Grade Level: 4-6 *Language: English *Depth: 1.25 *Width: 5.75 *Height: 8.75
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The fabulous powers of the Red King were passed down through his descendants, after turning up quite unexpectedly, in someone who had no idea where they came from. This is what happened to Charlie Bone, and to some of the children he met behind the grim, gray walls of Bloor's Academy. Charlie Bone has discovered an unusual gift-he can hear people in photographs talking! His scheming aunts decide to send him to Bloor Academy, a school for genius's where he uses his gifts to discover the truth despite all the dangers that lie ahead.
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Life changes for a boy named Charlie Bone when he discovers that he has the ability to hear the thoughts of people in photographs. When Charlie's dislikable aunts find out about his new power, they declare that he is "one of the chosen" and as such he must attend the Bloor's Academy for Gifted Children. While at the Academy, Charlie meets the other students--all of whom also have unusual and mysterious powers. This is the first book in the Children of the Red King quintet.

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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeMinimum Age:   08
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0416
Product attributePublisher:   Orchard
Product attributeSeries Part:   01
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