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    • Midnight for Charlie Bone

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Simon Russell Beale
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 454
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 240
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 243

    Charlie doesn't want to believe it when he discovers that he can hear people in photographs talking. But his horrible aunts are delighted: it means that he is one of the chosen and must attend Bloor's Academy for gifted children. Once there, Charlie realizes that some of his classmates have equally mysterious powers, and soon Charlie is involved in uncovering the mysterious past of one of them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Adults Take on Charlie Bone

    • By Nicole on 12-07-05

    Regular price: $22.60

    • Charlie Bone and the Shadow

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Simon Jones
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A new adventure for Charlie Bone

    • By Jamie on 11-17-08

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Charlie Bone and the Invisible Boy

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Simon Russell Beale
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 306
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144

    This semester at Bloor's Academy brings a few changes. There is a new art teacher, Mr. Boldova, and a new student, Belle, who lives with the Yewbeam aunts and seems to have a strange power over them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Children of the Red King #3

    • By Benjamin on 06-16-05

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Charlie Bone and the Hidden King

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Simon Russell Beale
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 217
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122

    When Charlie turns 12 on New Year's Eve, the Flame Cats give him a grave warning: something ancient has awoken, and Charlie must be watchful. Soon Charlie learns that the shadow from the Red King's portrait has been released, and that it will do anything to keep Charlie from finding his father. Meanwhile, pets are mysteriously vanishing from the city, and Olivia is in danger of revealing her newfound powers.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Love the series but not this one!

    • By CL on 05-30-07

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Charlie Bone and the Castle of Mirrors

    • Children of the Red King, Book 4
    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Simon Russell Beale
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 247
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    Back in Bloor's Academy, Charlie's power takes on a new dimension. He meets a new gallery of characters, including Mr. Pilgrim's replacement, Tantalus Ebony, and the mysterious new student Joshua Tilpin, who appears to be magnetic. But not all is well. Billy has been adopted by the O'Gres, a child-hating couple, who carry with them a gray bag of oaths wherever they go, seducing Billy to sign an oath of obedience, before locking him up behind a force field in an odd place called The Passing House.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Charlie's saga continues

    • By Susan B. on 04-14-07

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Charlie Bone and the Time Twister

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Simon Russell Beale
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 334
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167

    Charlie hopes that the new term at Bloor's Academy will hold no nasty surprises. But then Henry Yewbeam appears, twisted through time from the icy winter of 1916.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By James on 01-29-15

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Charlie Bone and the Beast

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Simon Jones
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124

    Something strange is happening at Bloor's Academy. Asa, one of the endowed students who changes into a beast at dusk, has suddenly gone missing, and a new endowed student named Dagbert Endless has enrolled. When Dagbert is seen hanging around with Manfred Bloor, Charlie is sure the pair is up to something wicked. With the help of the Flames, can Charlie and his friends rescue Asa before it's too late?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to listen to

    • By Nin on 06-22-08

    Regular price: $17.47

    • 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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102

    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
    • Great end to an excellent series

    • By Kindle Customer on 08-20-12

    Regular price: $22.04

    • Stones of Ravenglass

    • Chronicles of the Red King, Book 2
    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Timoken, a magician king, has found a new home in a castle in Britain. But when an evil steward takes control of the castle, he imprisons Timoken and wreaks havoc on surrounding villages. With the help of Gabar, the talking camel, Timoken escapes and embarks on a quest to find and rescue his friends, and build himself a kingdom to call home for good. In this brand-new series, best-selling author Jenny Nimmo takes listeners on an extraordinary quest with one of her most powerful and mysterious characters.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another wonderful story

    • By Anna on 12-21-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Midnight for Charlie Bone

    • Children of the Red King #1
    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Simon Russell Beale
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • exciting find

    • By Nichola on 03-10-18

    Regular price: $15.98

    • The Rinaldi Ring

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Nathaniel Parker
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      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: $14.19

    • Chronicles of the Red King: The Secret Kingdom

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    An extraordinary quest, a magician’s powers, and the journey to find a kingdom.... Timoken is a prince from a secret kingdom. Before his birth, a forest-jinni bestowed upon him two magical gifts: a cloak made from the web of the last moon spider, and a potion called Alixir, the water of eternal life. Yet in exchange for the protection of these gifts, Timoken will always have one foot in the world of men and the other in the strange world of magic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing book!

    • By Erin Kennedy Pelger on 03-08-15

    Regular price: $38.49

    • 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
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    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: $15.98

    • The Snow Spider

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    On Gwyn's ninth birthday, his grandmother tells him he may be a magician, like his Welsh ancestors. She gives him five gifts to help him - a brooch, a piece of dried seaweed, a tin whistle, a scarf, and a broken toy horse. One blustery day, unsure what to do with his newfound magic, Gwyn throws the brooch to the wind and receives a silvery snow spider in return. Will he be able to use this special spider to bring his missing sister, Bethan, home?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By James on 01-27-15

    Regular price: $16.95

    • Emlyn's Moon

    • The Magician Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    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
    • Excellent

    • By James on 01-22-15

    Regular price: $16.95

    • The Chestnut Soldier

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Gwyn can feel danger coming in the wind. Somehow, he knows the warnings have to do with the broken toy horse that holds the evil spirit of a prince who lived long ago. When Gwyn discovers that the prince's dark soul has escaped from the horse and is seeking revenge, Gwyn, Emlyn, and Nia have to figure out how to save the mysterious soldier who claims to be Nia's distant cousin. With the hlep of the Snow Spider, can they recapture the prince's soul without hurting the Chestnut Soldier?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Conclusion

    • By James on 01-22-15

    Regular price: $16.95

    • The Snow Spider

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

    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.

    Regular price: $9.80

    • Leopards' Gold

    • Chronicles of the Red King #3
    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 20

    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
    • Excellent

    • By James on 01-12-15

    Regular price: $14.69

    • Delilah and the Dishwasher Dogs

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Jane Asher
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Tabby Jack watched the hooded stranger. Could he believe what he was seeing? Slowly she uncurled her fingers and there, on her crinkly pale palm, were two tiny creatures, as small as grasshoppers, so delicate a shiver might break them, but undoubtedly dogs! When the dogs arrive there is only one thing the cats can do - fetch Delilah, whose knowledge of magic is a match for anyone...

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Charlie Bone

    • and the Shadow of Badlock
    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Joe Coen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    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?

    • and the Shadow of Badlock
    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: Joe Coen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
    • Release date: 04-25-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Regular price: $22.51

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