An Academy for magic and special talents. A destiny unfulfilled. A secret legacy. Charlie Bone awakes one morning to find the city covered with snow and all the animals gone. Could the discovery of an ancient mirror and the movement of the shadow in the Red King's portrait have something to do with it? ‘A fast moving, dialogue-driven romp with plenty of cliff-hangers for those first hooked into reading by Harry Potter’ – The Bookseller With nearly 5 million copies sold, Jenny Nimmo’s fantasy series is still charming generations of children over a decade after Charlie Bone was first printed.