The Akhenaten Adventure is a novel by the Scottish writer P.B. Kerr. It is the first book of the Children of the Lamp series. It tells the story of John and Philippa. Main article: The Akhenaten Adventure They begin the adventure of a lifetime, going from Cairo to London, using. Twins discover they’re djinn. Read Common Sense Media’s The Akhenaten Adventure: Children of the Lamp, Book 1 review, age rating, and parents guide.

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You can tell from the very first page that P. He has a son named Rudyard who extremely dislikes the twins. Mungkin bisa sedikit terjawab dengan memperhatikan sampul buku ini. It ghe also recommended to me by a librarian friend.

Finally, Groanin is saved and Nimrod turned back to normal, and they are teleported back in time where they don’t recall anything about Shamba-la and it seems as if it is the beginning of the book again but they all feel a sense of De-Ja-Vu. Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. When Philippa and John discover that they are djinn, with the power to grant wishes and do magic, their days of living as just plain children are over! The twins’ mother is a djinn as well, but she renounced her powers to marry a human and tried to raise the children to be as normal as possible.

I read this book in Want to Read saving…. The story has a variety of themes, familyadventureand loyalty being a few. During the events of ” The Eye of the Forest ” she gets absorbed by an exorbere a half-man-half-spider creaturebut her husband saves her from ending up like Mr.

The Akhenaten Adventure: Children of the Lamp, Book 1

During the second book, John faces numerous obstacles, including having to kill tne very real looking projection of his own father, in his efforts to save Philippa. Strong Protagonists – John and Philippa are strong, smart children who show quick thinki There were advebture lot of things I liked about this book, but also a few things I didn’t like.


John and Phlippa Gaunt are modern children, but they love their mom and dad and uncle.

lammp Iblis traps them in glass jars. But can the djinn twins stop Iblis now he has awoken the ancient warriors of a long-dead emperor from their sleep? Not a bad book, slightly action-adventurish, but spolied by stilted writing and a quite bizarre hatred for the French, which might be ment to be humerous, but instead comes off as quite xenophobic. Soon, John must embark on an epic journey to save his sister from the fate of eternal hard-heartedness from Ayesha, before it’s too late.

Won’t be reading the next books, I’m really not interested to learn what his attitudes are towards other European nationalities than the French.

The Akhenaten Adventure (Children of the Lamp, book 1) by P B Kerr

Archived from the original on 23 July Download the PDF from here. Common Sense Media’s unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren’t influenced by the product’s creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, akhdnaten partners. There’s some British contempt for the Middle East here, such as when a character refers to Egypt as “a filthy country. Or at least that’s what he intended to do.

From London, to Egypt, this book tells about 2 young kids who discover that they are djinn genies. Sign in or join to save for later.

Children Of The Lamp :The Akhenaten Adventure

The two protagonists, a set of twins who discover that they are djinn with magical powers, felt cookie cutter and never really seemed to break out of the mold. Rakshasas made me smile.


I enjoyed the novel. My favorite parts were when John, Philippa and their Uncle Nimrod took the form of three policeman and the parts where they went inside the bottles.

The plotline is clever and My grandpa bought me this book for Christmas as he had read some of Kerr’s adult novels and while on Amazon he discovered that Kerr had written some books for children. Too scary I never really wanted to go to Egypt since there were a lot of deadly creatures there, but my mom who’s willing to go to Egypt forced me to read this boo Dybbuk will stop at nothing.

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Parents need to know that an unnecessary prominence given to smoking is surprising, as is the rather positive attitude toward it taken by the author. Sent to England to learn from their Uncle Nimrod all about being djinn, they are drawn into the age-old conflict between good and evil djinn, and travel with their uncle to Egypt to find the secret behind the disappearance of 70 djinn millennia ago. I love the way the author tied a lot of things in the world to the existence of Jin. He is not really that believable as a ‘the most even djinni in the universe’, but as I said, things get better in future books.

They must preserve the balance of good luck and bad luck in the world. And the greatest of those early discoveries are just as satisfying to an adult.