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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In a series meant for kids, I can let such a perfect end slide a bit more than I would in other novels, and there is the promise of an interesting sequel. John must save his sister before she choldren lost Nimrod goes to find an old friend, Edwiges to find someone Ayesha could use to replace Philippa, who discovers who Ayesha really is to them. I’m eagerly looking forward to reading all the sequels. Mereka akan tampak seperti anak normal lainnya.

They are introduced here to their “peers”, the younger djinns from around the world, but for the most part they don’t get along. This is not a good thing, you see, to be blue Djinni; you must be extremely hard hearted.

Nimrod and John go in search of Phillipa and the Solomon Somebody: Kerr makes a lot of mistakes while writing.

Feb 01, Christy rated it it was amazing Shelves: I not only thought that was cool about it but I really liked the cover. Glad to have finally blud it; may not dive into the next immediately. The symbol of the Blue Djinn “Blue Djinn” redirects here. It’s feel good, adventurous and enjoyable. April Learn how and when to remove this template message.

It’s classy and has a good amount of humor. Through this constant struggle, there is one ruling power, the Blue Djinn of Babylon, who steps in when things fall too out of whack, and metes out punishment if necessary.


They must travel from New York djjnn Istanbul, get on a train to Berlin to retrieve it from another young djinn. Philippa asks why the Blue Djinn is always a woman and Ayesha responds, ” Because on earth there is a universa John and Philippa Gaunt are twelve-year-old twin djinn living in New York City. The Grimoire gives anyone who uses its spells vast babypon over a djinn. If your kids can read HP book When the Solomon Grimoire is reported missing, John and Philippa are called upon to retrieve this book of power.

I always like it when I’m surprised by the villain’s chldren. John must set out on an This book probably only deserves a four-star rating, because it had it’s problems.

For example, there is a twelve-year-old taxi driver that helps transport the main characters around. Slowly Philippa loses her humanity as the Tree has greater and greater effects on her. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Although some of the coincidences in the series are too good to be true, it wonderful that Kerr inserts many exotic locations and tidbits about customs in foreign countries and cultures.

He wanted justice to be done to the three evil djinn tribes and return the Solomon Grimoire back to the Blue Djinn of Babylon. Apr 25, Richard rated it liked it Shelves: The setting for the story is original with the basic storyline itself following a path that is typical to many other middle-grade fantasy books.

To simplify things, a djinn is pretty much a genie. Then, I’ll try not to spoil too much, we find out that the Blue Djinn of Babylon is about to die and she wants Phillipa to take over. Djinn are responsible for controlling the world’s supply of luck, and, ideally, the balance is kept in homeostasis, for the benefit of humankind.


Blue Djinn of Babylon

There are a couple of candidates — Philippa’s mother has agreed to take her daughter’s place, though she hasn’t told her family, and Nimrod has also come up with a od candidate in the meantime. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page.

This element, along with what is clearly well thought out folkore of the djinn is excellent. Philippa is framed for cheating and disqualified. 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.

Both of these books are thhe little “spooky”, but very good! There is also a magical head that has been severed from it’s body and serves as a door keeper. What really hurt the book were the huge and numerous plot holes. Still it made a great read! Of course, Groanin is still my favourite character and Childrdn loved that we saw a lot of him in this book, plus I’ve grown more fond of Mr. hhe

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There was a lot of mystery and excitement. In the first book, John was boyish and witty but in this book he is proven to be loyal, brave and also very humane.

They have a great twin-sibling relationship, teasing each other and fighting sometimes like real siblings, but they’re not always constantly at one another’s throats, which gets annoying with some sibl Cover Blurb: