Charlie Bone and the Time Twister

Charlie Bone and the Time Twister

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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. Charlie and Fidelio are joined by Cook and the Flames in their attempts to hide Henry from Ezekiel's spies. But Charlie must soon enter the portrait of Skarpo the sorceror and retrieve the wand of a Welsh wizard.
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Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 134 x 146mm | 171g
  • Bolinda/Audible audio
  • Australia
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 148942301X
  • 9781489423016
  • 1,523,403

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'A ... worthwhile offering for avid fantasy fans.' -- School Library Journal '[An] exciting, fast-paced adventure tale.' -- Booklist 'Vivid characters and stories that hang together well.' -- The Washington Post
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About Jenny Nimmo

Jenny Nimmo was born in Windsor, Berkshire, England and educated at boarding schools in Kent and Surrey from the age of six until the age of sixteen, when she ran away from school to become a drama student/assistant stage manager with Theater South East. She graduated and acted in repertory theater in various towns and cities: Eastbourne, Tunbridge Wells, Brighton, Hastings, and Bexhill.

She left Britain to teach English to three Italian boys in Almafi, Italy. On her return, she joined the BBC, first as a picture researcher, then as an assistant floor manager, studio manager (news) then finally a director/adaptor with Jackanory (a BBC storytelling program for children). She left BBC to marry a Welsh artist David Wynn Millward and went to live in Wales in her husband's family home. They live in a very old converted watermill, and the river is constantly threatening to break in, as it has done several times in the past, most dramatically on her youngest child's first birthday. During the summer they run a residential school of art, and she has to move her office, put down tools (type-writer and pencil, and don an apron and cook! They have three grown-up children, Myfawny, Ianto, and Gwenwyfar. Joe Coen was born in Bristol, England and trained for three years at the Drama Centre London. His film credits include Son of God and City Rats, and his TV appearances include Plebs, Da Vinci's Demons and The Bible. Coen has also appeared in a number of theatre productions, including The Mighty Walzter and Edward II at Manchester Royal Exchange, and has narrated over 30 audiobooks. Audible is a seller and producer of spoken audio entertainment, information, and educational programming on the Internet.
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21,252 ratings
3.89 out of 5 stars
5 31% (6,631)
4 35% (7,449)
3 27% (5,728)
2 5% (1,136)
1 1% (308)
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