Charlie Bone and the Hidden King
Charlie Bone awakes one morning to find the city covered with snow and all the animals gone. Where have they gone – and why? Blessed the dog tells Billy there was a terrible shuddering of the earth, and then he saw a witch with two shadows crossing the hall in Bloor’s Academy. 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 all? Then a strange girl appears outside Charlie’s house. She tells him he must follow her to find the animals. But can she really be trusted…?
- Fifth in Jenny Nimmo’s bestselling fantasy series
- Great for fans of Harry Potter, Darkmouth or Eva Ibbotson
- Jenny won the Smarties Gold Award for The Snow Spider
- ‘Dark, funny, crackling with magic’ – Artemis Cooper