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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Nimrod is still an awesomely amusing uncle, and the villains of the piece are not so much wicked as they are just determined to get what they want.

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

Also, it is not clear who will take over from the Blue Djinn when she dies, which will be shortly as she knows she is reaching the end of her lifeline. Der zweite Teil der “Kinde des Dschinn” ist auf jeden Fall viel besser als der erste und hat mir diesmal wirklich Freude gemacht.

Mr Groanin, one of John’s companions and his uncle’s butler, develops into a very caring person. The Blue Djinn of Babylon was very cool to read about and I seriously had no idea how it was going to turn out! This bahylon was alright although I don’t really see how it played into the overall storyline.

By doing this, she has made the ultimate sacrifice.

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 attitudes.

Nimrod and John go in search of Phillipa hcildren the Solomon Grimoire and if they don’t find them the world will go into chaos and the world will be destroyed. My thoughts on this book are similar to the first one.

Someone suitable volunteers to be the next Blue Djinn and everyone goes home safely. The Blue Djinn of Babylon.

The Blue Djinn of Babylon

Djinni, not Genie Your mother ,amp a hhe Djinni, so is your uncle, and everybody on your mothers side. Pacing was fine for most of the novel, a bit rushed of an ending. In this, the second volume of the series, Philippa practices playing the famous djinn game of bluffing, Djinnverso, and enters the youth tournament.


They visit Virgil Macreeby, who sells them a map of Iravotum, where Philippa is being held. Soon, John must embark on an epic journey to save his sister from the fate of eternal hard-heartedness from Ayeshabefore it’s too late. Lqmp location is also the former Biblical Garden of Good and Evil, with a tree of logic that produces fruit and emits a scent which hardens one’s heart to emotional b,ue and allows bavylon Blue Djinn to dispense justice fairly.

In the first book, John was boyish and witty but in this book he is proven to be loyal, brave and also very humane. Please edit the article to focus on discussing the work rather than merely reiterating the plot.

One of the characters keeps a diary. I would recommend this book to early to people who enjoy fantasy stories. Then John just splashed her with water and that was it.

It’s classy and has a good amount of humor. Lajp seems like every few pages somebody is telling Phillipa that she is a “djinntelligent djinnvidual. Nimrod and John go in search of Phillipa and the Solomon Somebody: This series is well written and, even though I dislike some of the manipulation in the story, it is told in a way that shows that bad luck happens, and bad things do happen to good people.

Just like how I know that family comes first, in the book Children of the Lamp by P.

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Instead, the “big battle” is a few paragraphs. Mar 12, Sheila Beaumont rated it it was amazing Shelves: The main theme is loyalty and sacrifice because John and his companions were loyal and willing to risk their lives to rescue Phillipa from a terrible fate. Then John and Phillipa get on a train to meet Issac and Phillipa gets kidnapped. It turns out that Solomon’s Grimoire is not missing, but instead was being used as a trap for Philippa.


This was written quite well and I thought the thing with the devil was I’m not sure whether I should rate this book 4 stars or 5 stars – it’s probably somewhere inbetween.

Kerr makes a lot of mistakes while writing. He is aided by two of his uncles, Alan and Neil, who were turned into dogs by his mother for attempting the murder of their brother, John and Philippa’s father, Edward, for his fortune. Retrieved from ” http: In the yearat the end of October, at Halloween, Phillipa wanted to be a witch and John wanted to be a Dracula with real blood. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. When something needs to be chilxren, you look for a man to say it.

In this book the characters a In this book, two djinn twins, John and Phillipa, have to retrieve the Solomon Grimore book, which is reported stolen. This book helped me in developing thr talent in reading because when captivated by this book the urge to by more is going to come which results in buyi This book by Philip.

When the sacred Solomon Grimoire – the most powerful book for djinnkind – goes missing, Philippa and John are looped into trying to find it before someone can do permanent damage with it. For example, there is a twelve-year-old taxi driver that helps transport the main characters around.

John and Philippa did not know about her plans of succession until Ayesha kidnapped Philippa. Both of them must adapt to the larger djinn society. May Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Her word is law. The novel would be great as an audio-book.

During the first half of the book I wasn’t that impressed with the plotline.