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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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Kerr is th British author of both adult fiction and non-fiction, most notably the Bernie Gunther series, and of children’s books, particularly the Children of the Lamp series. It was better than the first one in a million ways, and he got the character growth and personalities just right.

It looks like there are four more in the series. The author creates a wonderful lightly-“historical” world that treats the child reader’s intelligence with respect! Philippa changes throughout the book because in the beginning, at the Djinnersvo tournament, Izzak babylo like a very nice, charming boy.

Still it made a great read! I would recommend this book to early to people who enjoy fantasy stories. Mr Groanin, one of John’s companions and his uncle’s butler, develops into a very caring person. I must admit that 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.

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

Although I won’t continue the series I’m rereading books in m I must say I liked this book better than the first book. Open Preview See a Problem? Philippa asks why the Blue Djinn is always a woman and Ayesha responds, ” Because on earth there is a universal law that applies to both djinnkind and humankind. For a story involving deceit and abductions and the like, John’s rescue mission was pretty straightforward. The Blue Djinn is always feminine and very harsh when standing to keep between good and evil.


At an extremely important event in Djinni culture is taking place, John comes across the information that an extremely important book has been stolen, he immediately introduces his uncle Nimrod to the man whom he got the information from.

It seems like every few pages somebody is telling Phillipa that she is a “djinntellig After reading this, the off novel of the Children of the Lamp adventure, I think I’m with the series. He studied law at the University of Birmingham from —, achieving a masters degree. In this fun fantasy adventure tale, year-old djinn genie twins John and Philippa are sent on a whirlwind literally, the first part of their journey is via a magical whirlwind conjured by their uncle Nimrod quest to retrieve the powerful and dangerous Solomon Grimoire, which has been reported stolen.

I really like the way that this author develops the djinn world and brings foreign countries to life. He then is reunited with Finlay, still a falcon and meets a king who is quite mad but very helpful.

or During a tournament, Philippa is unfairly accuse In this second book about djinn twins John and Philippa, Gaunt, they face some hard choices, such as when to use djinn powers and when not. John and Phillipa Gaunt, 12 year old twins who recently discovered themselves to be childreen from a long line of djinn which are commonly called genies and who are now in possession of great magical powers, have only just returned from their adventures battling an evil djinn in Cairo and London.


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Groanin mengingatkan kita pada Mr. Goon, namun untuk karakter Mr. However, the dogs did not let go, and fell to the ground, killing them. John and Philippa did not know about her plans of succession until Ayesha kidnapped Philippa.

Can’t wait to read the rest of the series!

The Blue Djinn of Babylon

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I absolutely chilvren this book! In this, the second volume of the series, Philippa practices playing the famous djinn game of bluffing, Djinnverso, and enters the youth tournament.

The Blue Djinn Of Babylon (Children of the Lamp)

Phillipa is playing in the Djinnverso tournemort and gets framed for cheating. There are a couple of candidates — Philippa’s mother has agreed b,ue take her daughter’s place, though she hasn’t told her family, and Nimrod has also come up with a possible candidate in the meantime.

The later part of the diary, as the character undergoes a change, did get stronger and more interesting.

The Blue Djinn of Babylon is a symbolic leader of all Djinn, both evil and good.