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Charlie Bone 02 Und Die Magische Zeitkugel (The Children of the Red King #2)

3.88  ·  Rating details ·  19,676 Ratings  ·  488 Reviews
Kaum hat sich Charlie Bone halbwegs daran gewöhnt, dass Personen auf Bildern zu ihm sprechen, gehen schon wieder unheimliche Dinge in der Bloor-Akademie vor sich. Ein geheimnisvoller Besucher aus der Vergangenheit, finstere Machenschaften von Charlies fieser Verwandtschaft, ein wütender Zauberer und ein magischer Gegenstand, hinter dem alle her sind, halten Charlie und sei ...more
Published (first published 2003)
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Mar 10, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who loves the Charlie Bone books
Good book. Unfortunately, not as good as the first book. It did
have a "very nice personal moment" with the strange piano teacher Mr.Pilgim, that I really enjoyed .
Amanda Pigford
As I've said, I *really* want to like this series. I love spec-fic set in a boarding school. But this one....this one had some major issues I struggled to forgive. My biggest beef is how absurd the character's reactions are to practically anything.

Oh, there's a (view spoiler)

A beautiful little girl is (view spoiler)
Dec 03, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone, but especially younger kids not quite ready for Harry Potter
This was a great continuation to the series and more is starting to come out about Charlie's missing father, although, again, I think it's pretty obvious to adults reading it where he is. There's enough going on in the story that you don't think too much about his dad, though. This is a fun, fast-paced, fantasy series that's not quite as serious as Harry Potter but is a good place for younger kids to start before getting into the Harry Potter books, which I think are pretty heavy for them.
Feb 10, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great book love it =)
Feb 22, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
i liked this book out of the whole series. I don't know why but it was my type of book. yep.
Oct 26, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Why do I always forget to update my progress so whenever I go back on Goodreads I see that a book with 300 pages took me ten days to read?smhXD

Other than that I have always loved the originality and creativity of the plot and history and the Harry Potter/school of magic vibes!The characters are great(especially the names) and the powers are cool.I gave this book four and a half stars because I really enjoyed it but some things the characters said didn't really flow.I generally really liked this
Like I said, it's is childrens book and I'm not a child anymore. But still, it's a funny book, even though I'm too old for it. I know I've read this one before, in Dutch, but I actually couldn't remember anything from it. I'll probably read the next one too, but not right now.

Now I need a book that is actually written for my age haha.
Marha Nur A.
"Hidupmu sangat menarik, Charlie," komentar Benjamin, "tetapi kurasa aku lebih senang menjadi diriku sendiri."

"Aku tidak punya pilihan," kata Charlie. "Aku hanya harus melakukan yang terbaik agar aku bisa bertahan hidup."

Kurang lebih itulah gambaran kehidupan Charlie Bone, seorang anak laki-laki berusia 11 tahun yang memiliki bakat ajaib. Masih dalam perjalanan mencari ayahnya, kini Charlie dipertemukan dengan saudara kakek buyutnya yang datang dari waktu 90 tahunan silam. Petualangan pun dimula
I enjoyed this episode in the Charlie Bone series more than the first book, but still feel this series is only okay. My seven year old son is really enjoying these books and we already have the third book out from the library, but I wouldn't continue the series if I were reading these by myself. The characters are pretty black and white and their emotions seem relatively uncontemplative and unreflective. The plot centers around a relative of Charlie's who accidentally uses the time twister of th ...more
Charlie Bone and the Time Twister (The Children of the Red King, Book 2)
by Jenny Nimmo
402 pages
Listening Library

This is the second book to The Charlie Bone series. In this book, Charlie's new term starts off at Bloor's Academy, and is hoping for no more surprises. Too bad for him though, he got into more than he could handle, and traveled back through time to the year 1916. In this time period he meats his Great-Great-uncle Henry, who needs his help to survive.

This was an okay book
Mike (the Paladin)
Again a good series...a boy from the past gets "slung" into the future by a speicial magic "marble". Bummer huh? Since he can never go back...history has moved on without him and now he has to make his way in the present. Too bad the one who tricked him into using the Time Twister is still around (though an old, old man now...old Ezekiel Bloor, top dog at the school) and he'd still like to "do away" with his cousin Henry, and also of course Charlei who is also related and in the stew up to his o ...more
I'm still not in love with this series, but it's definitely getting interesting. I actually enjoyed this sequel a LOT better than the first novel, which I really didn't like that much. Like the first book, the writing is still a bit young for my taste, but the world-building that takes place in this sequel sets it apart from the first book. I was shocked by how much I'm truly enjoying getting to know these characters. While I wasn't sure if I wanted to continue the series after reading the first ...more
Apr 01, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own
I just finished this book recently this past week on my flight home from Florida. Again, Charlie Bone grabs my attention and I was happy to find out Henry Yewbeam is Charlie's ancestor at the beginning of the book. The best part was when Charlie enters a photo of a menacing looking wizard named Skarpo. I highly recommend this book for 6th graders and up!
Dec 01, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: all my friends
This book had a much stronger story than the first.And the first book was amazing.this book shows charlie's powers much more and it also leaves a bigger picture in your mind.This book shows much more action but it is still able to keep its great storyline without there being one bad part.The best part to me had to be when charlie uses the timetwister to discover most of his families history.
Oct 04, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is full of exciting twists that will excite any reader. A word of warning though the book at some parts may not make sense and I had to reread certain parts to get what was what happening during the story. Other than that this book is a good read.
Nov 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Good read!:)
Stephanie Tiner
Feb 19, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
these books are great for all ages. it requires a certain love for fiction to read them but everyone should give them a try. these are wonderful!
I don't know if I'd have the nerve to play around with time, unless the situation truly called for it. The results are hugely uncertain and precarious.
Sarah Nsiala
Apr 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Amazing book, I Enjoyed it soo much.
Yovano N.

Review on my blog:

Henry Yewbeam, yang hidup pada tahun 1916 dijebak oleh Ezekiel Bloor, sepupunya yang jahat, untuk melihat ke dalam kelereng ajaib yang ternyata adalah Time Twister (Mesin Waktu) sehingga Henry terdampar di masa depan, di masa ketika Charlie Bone hidup dan bersekolah di Bloor’s Academy. Secara kebetulan Charlie menyaksikan kemunculan Henry, sosok yang hampir mirip dengannya itu. Wajar saja jika Charlie mirip dengan Henry, karena anak ters
Charlie's adventure actually begins several decades ago, when his great-grandfather James' older brother Henry disappears from Bloor's Academy. Henry reappears at Bloor's when the temperature reaches the same low, as this is now winter term. Charlie finds him, and there is a good bit of hiding Henry. But the Bloor's find Henry and imprison him.

Tancred and Lysander have a falling-out, which is resolved after Tancred's encounter with a tree.

The Flames (three cats) and Mr. Onimous help rescue Hen
Dec 17, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
It fine but what I noticed is that events just get solved with really bang. I do love the books but it just seems like they are missing something. I will continue the series but only if i find them at a discount book store
Britt Kramer
May 21, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I feel like this book definitely has a better plot line than the first book since the first one was just starting to develop the idea of the red king's children. I liked the idea of Henry and what happens within this. Overall I'm enjoying the reread of these books again.
Melissa Namba
a fun book about time travel. I like that it kind of addresses the complications of going back in time, but it so cheats a little. the characters are well developed and consistent. a little less compelling than harry potter, but in a similar vein.
Steve Center
Good continuation of the series.
My 10 year old and I are enjoying this series.
Jun 01, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My first grader is enjoying this series. I am reading it to him. I don't find it to be a particularly great read aloud but he is loving it.
Jul 13, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good continuation of the story of an underdog figuring out who he is and what his family can do.
Jun 02, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
2nd book read to little brother this summer.
BreAnna Long
Aug 16, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Initial thoughts on completion:
Once again, this was an enjoyable story and a great diversion from everyday normal life. The same familiar characters are back and we get to meet a few new ones. The subject of time travel is always an interesting one, though I'm not sure it was very well thought out, as I could see some loopholes in the logic of it. I wish she had answered a bit more definitively whether it was indeed possible to travel back in time, or whether the twister only brought one forward
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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.

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“Dad will come back,' said Charlie quietly.
When Mrs Bone turned to him, she didn't look sad at all, in fact she was smiling.
'You know, Charlie, I'm beginning to believe you,' she said. 'After what happened to Henry, I can believe almost anything.”
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