Charlie Bone and the Beast (Children of the Red King Series #6)
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Charlie Bone and the Beast (Children of the Red King Series #6)

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by Jenny Nimmo
     
 

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The sixth magical adventure in the NY TIMES bestselling CHARLIE BONE series!

Life should be perfect for Charlie now that his parents have been reunited. But mystery and adventure always find him. This time Asa, a fellow classmate who changes into a beast at dusk and Charlie's sometime enemy, is missing. His parents seek out Charlie for help, and now Charlie

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The sixth magical adventure in the NY TIMES bestselling CHARLIE BONE series!

Life should be perfect for Charlie now that his parents have been reunited. But mystery and adventure always find him. This time Asa, a fellow classmate who changes into a beast at dusk and Charlie's sometime enemy, is missing. His parents seek out Charlie for help, and now Charlie needs the help of the Flames to rescue his classmate.

Manfred Bloor has also taken the new endowed student, Dagbert Endless, under his wing and Charlie is highly suspicious of the pair. Can the Flames and Charlie rescue Asa without being caught by Manfred and Dagbert?

Editorial Reviews

Things are never simple for Charlie Bone. His parents have been reunited but Charlie can't resist the call of danger when the parents of a kidnapped classmate plead for help. Asa, the missing student, is being held by Manfred in a cave. To free his former enemy and escape capture himself, Charlie must enlist the help of the Flames. An exciting fantasy adventure for boys and girls.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780439846653
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/2007
Series:
Children of the Red King Series , #6
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.40(d)
Lexile:
670L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author


Jenny Nimmo is the author of the NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestselling Children of the Red King series as well as GRIFFIN'S CASTLE, THE DRAGON'S CHILD, and the award-winning Magician Trilogy, all published by Orchard Books. Several of her books have been awarded and shortlisted for the Smarties Prize, the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Award, and the WH Smith Mind-Boggling Books Award. She lives with her husband in an old mill in Wales.

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Charlie Bone and the Beast (Children of the Red King Series #6) 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 71 reviews.
mothman More than 1 year ago
Charlie Bone and the Beast by Jenny Nimmo is a fictional story about a boy named Charlie, who is endowed. His endowment is that he can travel into paintings or photographs. I personally like this book along with the series. Charlie is always helping people or getting into trouble. I would recommend it to sixth graders and up. In this particular book Charlie is trying to save Asa, one of the endowed, who has been locked up underground in Bloor's Academy where Charlie attends school. Along with trying to safe Asa, a new boy has enrolled into Bloor's and Charlie has to be his mentor. The new boy's name is Dagbert Endless and his endowment is that he can drown people. Dagbert tries to ruin everything for Charlie starting with his friends, but Charlie never gives up. Once Charlie gets Dagbert off his back, he plots his way of getting Asa back to safety. With the help of Charlie's endowed friends, can Charlie get Asa back before he dies? You will have to read the book to find out, but I recommend reading the series before. Every book in the series is filled with new challenges, endowments, struggles, and saves made by Charlie and his trustworthy friends. In conclusion, I feel these books are the best books I have read. Jenny Nimmo is a very creative and imaginative writer. After this book there is another if interested. It is called Charlie Bone and the Shadow. It is also good. If I were to rate Charlie Bone and the Beast, I would rate it five stars. I hope you consider reading this good book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love the Charlie Bone books! i just finished book 5 and I'm addicted!!!! If you need a good book then read this one! The books are about a boy named charlie Bone. Charlie is a smart boyy with a lot of friends until his wicked grandma makes him go to a school for the endowed called Bloor's Academy. He is trying to find his father and help his friends out at the same time. Please read this book!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is good but barns and noble dosent ever warn you that when you lend a book you cqnt read it so now my favorite is now on my nook but not readable TONI19@soccer!!<3
TeensReadToo More than 1 year ago
In Ms. Nimmo's sixth book in the series featuring Charlie Bone, a kettle of trouble is brewing. Charlie and his friends once again lead the reader on a breathtaking adventure through the world of Bloor's Academy.

Charlie is appointed official monitor to a new student who can control water. Charlie is not thrilled to have Dagbert following him everywhere. It soon becomes clear that Dagbert is doing everything he can to split up Charlie and his friends. Especially when strange things begin happening on Piminy Street.

A strange beast, part human, part something else, howls in the night. Stone statues begin to move. Rivers overflow their banks without warning. Trolls come alive, and a blacksmith forges steel late into the night. Even Cook is afraid. Who are these strangers from the sea? Will Charlie and his friends be able to save Asa from the Bloors?

There is a similarity between Ms. Nimmo's books and the famous Harry Potter series; the students go to a special school. But the similarity ends there. The books are written on an easier reading level for the younger reader. Ms. Nimmo is exceedingly imaginative in creating her characters and their endowments. I would love to see these characters on the big screen. She artfully doles out just enough morsels of the Red King's history to satisfy, while leaving a few crumbs behind to eagerly lead the reader to her next book.

Ms. Nimmo has created another terrific page turner. I recommend that if you have read none of the CHILDREN OF THE RED KING series that you read them in order. But mostly...I recommend you read them.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
He is awesome
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Tancred and Lysander are mine their girlfriends just need to back off.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Omg their AMAZING! I personally reccomend this series to anyone of any age!!!! Its THE BEST SERIES EEEVVVVVERERRR!! LOL
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I couldn't help but fly through the pages. This series is so creative with each of the character's superpowers you can't help but become a fan. Definitely worth reading.
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LOVE IT
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