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    • Charlie Bone and the Blue Boa

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Simon Russell Beale
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

    A dark secret is emerging from Bloor's Academy. A boy was once lost in the attics and never seen again. Charlie Bone is intrigued, but he has problems of his own. Uncle Paton has disappeared.

    Regular price: £14.69

    • The Time Twister

    • Children of the Red King, Book 2
    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Joe Coen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14

    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.

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Charlie Bone

    • and the Shadow of Badlock
    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Joe Coen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    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?

    Regular price: £21.79

    • Charlie Bone and the Red Knight

    • Children of the Red King, Book 8
    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Simon Jones
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Chas S. on 06-10-17

    Regular price: £21.39

    • Midnight for Charlie Bone

    • Children of the Red King #1
    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Simon Russell Beale
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    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.

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Snow Spider

    • Magician Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Jane Asher
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant story destroyed by poor narration!

    • By Kindle Customer on 04-10-16

    Regular price: £9.19

    • Charlie Bone and the Hidden King

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • i loved the ending so much I cried

    • By minty-chan on 25-10-17

    Regular price: £18.49

    • Charlie Bone and the Wilderness Wolf

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Joe Coen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    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?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent

    • By Chas S. on 03-10-17

    Regular price: £21.79

    • Charlie Bone and the Castle of Mirrors

    • Children of the Red King, Book 5
    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    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.

    Regular price: £17.19

    • The Owl Tree

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Amanda Root
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The owl tree is not like any tree Joe has ever seen. It’s huge and leafy and shivers at times like a person; it even seems to speak. Granny Diamond once saw an owl perched among its branches and she has loved the tree ever since. It means the world to her. But her neighbour, Mr Rock, wants to cut it down. Why does he dislike the owl tree so much? Does the tree have a secret to tell Joe? And how can he, a boy too scared even to climb the tree, be the one to save it?

    Regular price: £6.79

    • The Blue Boa

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Simon Russell Beale
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    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.

    Regular price: £15.99

    • The Chestnut Soldier

    • The Magician Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Sian Phillips
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    The night Evan Llyr phones, Gwyn, the boy magician, takes out the magic gift his grandmother warned him against: the mutilated figure of a horse. Gwyn feels pity and longs to do what he must never do – set the captured demon free and take away its pain. Gwyn feels a strange affinity with Evan, the chestnut-haired soldier, but soon the charming Evan shows the terrible dark side of his nature. Gwyn knows that he must do battle and one of them will perish....

    Regular price: £14.69

    • Emlyn's Moon

    • The Magician Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Sian Phillips
    • Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Young magician Gwyn and his friend Nia have been warned to stay away from Emlyn Llewelyn, the strange boy who claims his mother lives on the moon. And yet, a mysterious magic continues to draw them to him. But why?It’s up to Gwyn and Nia to solve the mystery, with the help of Arianwen, the Snow Spider.This is the second magical story in the ‘Magician Trilogy’ from acclaimed author Jenny Nimmo.

    Regular price: £12.29

    • The Dragon's Child & The Night of the Unicorn

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Leanne Westbury
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    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.

    Regular price: £14.09

    • Henry and the Guardians of the Lost

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Joe Coen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    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.

    Regular price: £20.39

    • Charlie Bone and the Shadow

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Simon Jones
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    The enchanter Count Harken is back to take his revenge on the Red King's heirs, starting with Charlie Bone's family! Can Charlie get past an army of trolls, rescue Runner Bean and Charlie's ancestors, and get out before it's too late, or will Count Harken finally succeed....

    Regular price: £8.89

    • Leopards' Gold

    • Chronicles of the Red King #3
    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    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!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • the charlie bone world is great, addictive, grippi

    • By Chas S. on 09-06-18

    Regular price: £14.29

    • Tatty Apple

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Jane Asher
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    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....

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Emlyn's Moon

    • The Magician Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Young magician Gwyn and his friend Nia have been warned to stay away from Emlyn Llewelyn, the strange boy who claims his mother lives in the moon. And yet, a mysterious magic continues to draw them to him. But why? The answer lies in a spider's web, an ice-cold flower's glow, and the haunting whispers of children from someplace far away. It's up to Gwyn and Nia to solve the mystery with the hlep of Arianwen, the Snow Spider.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best return to childhood ever

    • By Clare on 05-04-08

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The Rinaldi Ring

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Nathaniel Parker
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    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.

    Regular price: £10.99

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