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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.

For the book, see The Blue Djinn of Babylon. The Grimoire gives anyone who uses its spells vast control over a djinn. At the tournament, Philippa meets Ayesha, the Blue Djinn.

The Blue Djinn Of Babylon (Children of the Lamp)

A guard from the palace of the Blue Djinn of Babylon has “stolen” it and put a bond on the chidren so they couldn’t move So: Philippa is framed for cheating and disqualified.

There are moments of peril and at one point someone is tested with killing someone who may or may not be their father. Dec 22, Shogo rated it really liked it. A fresh feel to fantasy–not everything has to be dragons and elves.

Dec 09, Sabrina rated it it was babyllon Shelves: Both of these books are a little “spooky”, but very djinj Another time that the theme is demonstrated is when John goes into an extremely dangerous and unpredictable land to save his sister.


Now the mystery surrounding a powerful book of djinn magic named Solomon’s Grimoire lures the twins straight into their next extraordinary adventure. If my parents want to go out to dinner or already has something planned, he would never have to come. They visit Virgil Macreeby, who sells them babylin map of Iravotum, where Philippa is being held. Children of the Lamp: 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.

Also there was so many pages that just carried on and on with the same thing I never thought I was going to finish it. The many twists and turns in the story lead them to Istanbul, Iraq, and French Guiana.

The book earned a place on the New York Times Best Seller list for children’s books and received generally favorable reviews. She attracts the attention of some of the enemy tribes of djinn, as well as the notice of the Blue Djinn of Babylon, who is on the lookout for her replacement. However, the dogs did not let go, and fell to the ground, killing them.

Off 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 books are released.

He enters the palace and finds Philippa. Feb 01, Christy rated it it was amazing Shelves: Dec 18, Brett Carrier rated it it was ok. Nimrod goes to find an old friend, Edwiges to blud someone Ayesha could use to replace Philippa, who discovers who Ayesha really is to them.

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The 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 involvement and allows the Blue Djinn to dispense justice fairly.


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There is also cjinn magical head that has been severed from it’s body and serves as a door keeper. Not literally, but that was general ambiance of the end. Young adults could learn a lot about other places and perhaps be inspired to travel. In the first book, John was boyish and witty but in this book he is proven to be loyal, brave and also very humane.

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I might need to lower my expectations for the next book though, because it seems to be a force of habit with this series. It was good writing, but not a good plot. Views Read Edit View history. Want to Read saving….

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

There was a good share of problems with this book like, at the beginning it was long and boring and very hard to get into. 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 sibling pairings.

This book helped me in developing my talent in reading because when captivated by this book the urge to by more is going to come which results in buying more.