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Children of the Lamp #02: The Blue Djinn of Babylon

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ISBN13: 9780439670227
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From acclaimed thriller writer Philip Kerr comes the second volume in this imaginative adventure trilogy about a twin boy and girl who discover they are descendants of a djinn, or genie.

John and Philippa Gaunt, twelve-year-old twins who have recently discovered themselves to be descended from a long line of djinn and in possession of magical powers, continue on their extraordinary adventures in this sequel to THE AKHENATEN ADVENTURE. When a powerful book of djinn magic goes missing, John and Philippa are called upon to retrieve it. Only, the book isn't really missing. The trap was set and Philippa is abducted by the Blue Djinn. In this latest installment of the twins' magical adventures, John and his uncle Nimrod must find Philippa before it's too late.

About the Author

P. B. Kerr was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, where he developed a lifelong love of reading. Although the Children of the Lamp books are P. B. Kerr's first for children, he's well known as the thriller writer Philip Kerr, author of the Berlin Noir series, including, most recently, A QUIET FLAME; IF THE DEAD RISE NOT; A PHILOSOPHICAL INVESTIGATION; GRIDIRON; THE SHOT; and many other acclaimed novels. Mr. Kerr lives in London with his family.

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thejamesh.09, June 10, 2010 (view all comments by thejamesh.09)
Never have I ever read such a ridiculously detailed and amazing book in my life. This exciting journey about a boy and girl with extraordinary powers called Djinn, embark on a global quest for a powerful book that has been stolen. The journey these characters go through made it hard to put down the book because of the great obstacles and challenges that led to end. But the thing that made this book become a great book was the fact that there was a dozen journeys with in the journey its self. This made the book much more fun and movie like to read. The Children of the lamp is a five star book that is definitely my favorite fantasy I have ever read.
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thejamesh.09, June 10, 2010 (view all comments by thejamesh.09)

Never have I ever read such a ridiculously detailed and amazing book in my life. This exciting journey about a boy and girl with extraordinary powers called Djinn, embark on a global quest for a powerful book that has been stolen. The journey these characters go through made it hard to put down the book because of the great obstacles and challenges that led to end. But the thing that made this book become a great book was the fact that there was a dozen journeys with in the journey its self. This made the book much more fun and movie like to read. The Children of the lamp is a five star book that is definitely my favorite fantasy I have ever read.
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thejamesh.09, June 10, 2010 (view all comments by thejamesh.09)

Never have I ever read such a ridiculously detailed and amazing book in my life. This exciting journey about a boy and girl with extraordinary powers called Djinn, embark on a global quest for a powerful book that has been stolen. The journey these characters go through made it hard to put down the book because of the great obstacles and challenges that led to end. But the thing that made this book become a great book was the fact that there was a dozen journeys with in the journey its self. This made the book much more fun and movie like to read. The Children of the lamp is a five star book that is definitely my favorite fantasy I have ever read.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780439670227
Author:
Kerr, P B
Publisher:
Scholastic
Author:
Kerr, Philip
Author:
Kerr, P. B.
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Brothers and sisters
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Children of the Lamp
Series Volume:
02
Publication Date:
20061031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5.25 in
Age Level:
09-12

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