Charlie Bone is back in this exciting third book in the spectacular CHILDREN OF THE RED KING series.
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 . . . Following the very successful Midnight For Charlie Bone and <i<The Time Twister,k The Blue Boa is the exciting third book in the spectacular CHILDREN OF THE RED KING series.
About the series: Charlie Bone is one of the many descendants of the Red King and an inheritor of part of his magical powers. Charlie is determined to find his lost father, Lyell, who was horribly punished for his courage.
Together with his friends, Charlie endeavours to overcome the evil that threatens them. Their struggles, sometimes scary and sometimes humorous, take place during five terms spent at Bloor's Academy, an ancient school where the endowed descendants of the Red King can be watched and controlled.
Werewolves, hypnotists, mind-readers and witches do their best to defeat Charlie, not to mention his sinister grandmother and her three grim sisters . . .
About the Author
Jenny Nimmo is an award-winning children's writer whose work has been adapted for stage and screen. Her trilogy THE SNOW SPIDER won the Smarties Prize. 'She has become a great drawer of characters and a powerful writer of fantasy and more; she knows how to use humour and atmosphere and to enclose her readers in a story.' - Wendy Cooling
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Comments about The Blue Boa:
Continuing on in the Charlie Bone Saga. For those kids who like Harry Potter, Chrestomanci and Series of Unfortunate Events. A great series by a great author.
Series: Children of the Red King Ser.
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old
Number Of Pages: 371
Published: 1st June 2004
Publisher: Random House Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.0 x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.314
Edition Number: 1