Charlie Bone and the Beast is by Jenny Nimmo. This is the sixth book in the Children of the Red King series. Asa has disappeared from Bloor's Academy and a new student, Dagbert Endless, has enrolled. Charlie's evil Aunt Venetia is getting married and Charlie's parents are going on a cruise. Charlie and his friends decide to rescue Asa and protect one of Aunt Ventia's step children with the help of the Flames. Can he save Asa from Manfred before it's too late? Another exciting installment in this series.
Ratings: 6th grade - 8 out of 10.