Midnight for Charlie Bone

You’d think having the ability to hear photographs speak would be kind of cool, wouldn’t you? But not for Charlie Bone. As soon as Charlie’s gift starts to awaken, his awful Grandma Bone packs him off to Bloor’s Academy: an ultra-strict school for kids with magical gifts. (Calls itself a school. Feels like a deadly prison.) Forget Hogwarts. There won’t be any potions classes, magical pranks or days out in Hogsmeade. This gloomy, spooky place is all darkness, shadows and bullies. Even worse, ‘surviving total evil’ counts as a great score on your report card…

  • The first book 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

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    Jenny Nimmo has twice won the Nestle Smarties Prize for The Snow Spider and The Owl Tree.

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