Midnight for Charlie Bone Children of the Red King (Hardcover)
|Author: Jenny Nimmo|
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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|
From the Publisher:
This first book in Nimmo's Red King quintet introduces Charlie Bone, who has inherited the magical powers of the Red King, passed down through generations. His aunts are delighted and enroll him in Bloor's Academy for gifted children. Charlie soon realizes some of his classmates have equally mysterious powers.Charlie Bone's 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 Bloor's Academy for gifted children.