Blue Djinn of Babylon (Children of the Lamp (Paperback)) [P. B. Kerr, Philip Kerr] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From acclaimed thriller. Best-selling author P.B. Kerr wowed readers with The Akhenaten Adventure (RB # ), the first entry in his critically acclaimed Children of the Lamp fantasy. The Blue Djinn of Babylon is the second novel in the Children of the Lamp series written by British author P. B. Kerr. John and Philippa Gaunt, twelve-year-old.

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It’s classy and has a good amount of humor. The babylpn of the lamp in particular is one of my best book or let me say favorite book because it really is more than what I had expected it to be, although its been a lot since I’ve read it I still remember vividly all in it. The book climaxes when John reaches the palace and manages to rescue Philippa.

Djjinn must admit chilfren out of the two I have read so far in the Children of the Lamp series, this one was not my favorite simply because there wasn’t really a bad villain. I see on Amazon that the fifth book in this series has just been released this month, and while at Spring Garden Public Library looking for book two after I read book one, I saw that they had up to book four as well, so they’ve been adding to the collection as these childen are released.

There was a lot of mystery and excitement. The voices in the audio version are fantastic and the characters all babylob well developed. Djinn are responsible for controlling the world’s supply of luck, and, ideally, the balance is kept in homeostasis, for the benefit of humankind.

When the Solomon Grimoire is reported missing, John and Philippa are called upon to retrieve this book of power. Views Read Edit View history.

My only quibbles with this particular book aside from djinntolerable puns was the ending, which crammed a lot of wrap up and some foreshadowing of future books into just a few pages. It is later revealed that Layla’s binding of the human Alan and Neil would last only as long as the physical bodies of the dogs they inhabit, leaving the human Alan and Neil alive. Also writes as Philip Kerr. So, knowing very little, John goes to save his sister from the fate of being horribly hard-hearted.

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Oct 18, Zachariah W. I have a hard decision: It should be expanded to provide more balanced coverage that includes real-world context. John and Philippa did not know about her plans of succession until Ayesha kidnapped Philippa.

The grandmother of the twins, named Ayesha was the Blue Djinn in the first and second book. Girl-and-boy read, any age.

Blue Djinn of Babylon

In the time that it takes John to reach Philippa, she has been changed by exposure to the tree of logic, but the bond between twins is stronger, and John manages to save her. John, in his search, faces numerous obstacles in finding and reaching the palace. Both of them must adapt to the larger djinn society. Philippa discovers that the Blue Djinn’s powers to be beyond good and evil come babylin the Garden of Eden’s Tree of Logic.

This article consists almost entirely of a plot summary. You would like it if you enjoy djinn tales or stories of rescuing family members. Groanin dengan ciri khas seorang Inggris kolot, yang biasanya digambarkan dengan suka mengeluh, mengomel untuk pengulangan glue poin untuk mengingatkan atau menginformasikan sedikit terlalu banyak, menurut saya, mungkin karena saya membaca buku pertama dan kedua berturutan. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. The climax of the book could have been a huge battle between the main characters and their villain who should remain nameless due to spoilers.

John and Philippa continue to be great kid protagonists, leaping into adventure without too much forethought but they’re not rash, eitherand meeting danger head-on. Pacing was fine for most of the novel, a bit rushed of an ending.

The Blue Djinn of Babylon

The humor and even fart jokes is a good match as well. Phillipa had been becoming more and more hard-hearted and cruel and I had no idea how they were going to get her back. The twins have developed and seem more mature than before–in the first book I mentally wanted to ground them for several months for their awful spoiled thhe. I suggest you read it.


Aber ich finde es schade, dass so wenig “gezaubert” wurde. Nimrod, apowerful djinn and uncle to John and Phillipa Gaut. Still it made a great read! Kerr which tells the second chapter of John and Philippa Gaunt and their adventures as djinn. But later on, he captures John and Philippa in a cigar tube and both John and his sister hate Izaak for the rest of the book.

The Blue Djinn of Babylon (Children of the Lamp, book 2) by P B Kerr

Please edit the article to focus on discussing the work rather than merely reiterating the plot. Og adventure series that’s just plain FUN! The many twists and turns in the story lead them to Istanbul, Iraq, and French Guiana. Oct 05, Mara rated it liked it Shelves: I really like the way that this author develops the djinn world and brings foreign countries to life. The style of writing was great and friendly, and I loved the whole storyline! While djinn may seem like an intriguing concept to thf a fhe around, P.

Knowing that the fate of the balance of good and bad luck is on the line, they eagerly accept. Most of the time, he does not tell my parents that he is going there. This one’s even better than the first.

It was also good to see more of the twins’ mother too – and her cliffhanger at the end was clever and I’m really looking forward to seeing where that goes! The author creates a wonderful lightly-“historical” world that treats the child reader’s intelligence with respect!

It turns out that Solomon’s Grimoire is not missing, but instead was being used as a trap for Philippa. My thoughts on this book are similar to the first one.

Even if you don’t, you might like it. This magical adventure story of mystery and friendship is not to be missed!