Magically-gifted Charlie Bone, accompanied by his best friend's dog, Runner Bean, comes to the rescue when the enchanter Count Harken takes revenge on the Red King's heirs by kidnapping and imprisoning Charlie's ancestors in the dark, forbidding land of Badlock.
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I would recommend this book for middle school students who like Harry Potter. This book has the same great plot that Harry Potter does, yet it is totally different. When the author described the setting of the story I felt like I was with Charlie seeing what he was seeing, smelling what he was smelling, and feeling what he was feeling. This series is a great fantasy series.