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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The Five Fakirs of Faizabad. The former might be because the author tends to write for adults and was trying to write “down” for children – the latter, I have no explaination adfenture, unless his English-Sco Two american children find out that they are actually Jinn or Genie and set off to London to help out their Uncle, er, Nimrod.

The Akhenaten Adventure

The Day of the Djinn Warriors. Layla Gaunt is an extremely tall and glamorous lady who is the eccentric mother of John and Philippa, and sister to Nimrod. Nimrod finds out that he must go to Shamba-La as well.

And suddenly, magic begins to happen. It is the first of a series, and we plan to dig into the next book very soon. Thus it was such a relief to pick up The Akhenaten Adventures, the first in P. Don’t worry,I’m getting their.

In this first book they accompany their English Uncle Nimrod to Egypt to learn about djinn culture. During the second book, John faces numerous obstacles, including having to kill a very real looking projection of his own father, in his efforts to save Philippa.


The story itself was entertaining, and it was a fun little read. It is the first book of the Children of the Lamp series. While ensuring that the djinn will not be controlled by bad djinn to tip off balance of luck in the universe towards more bad luck, Nimrod gets confined in the same lamp as Akhenaten himself.

Djinn do not actually start aging until their wisdom teeth are taken out. And the chlldren of those early discoveries are just as satisfying to an adult.

Maybe I too am a racist and sexist individual but I thought that people would have larger issues with other subject matter than what they did.

So here, siblings with a Djiin roots and on their puberty they have to acknowledge their powers as Djiin. The name “Alan” means handsome and the name “Neil” means champion.

The Akhenaten Adventure: Children of the Lamp, Book 1

Informizely customer feedback surveys. Iblis traps them in glass jars. Children of the lamp YA. The way the author introduces his cleverly named characters, the atmospheric setting, the fun tone of his narration–all indicate that a hugely entertaining story is in store.

Is it OK for kids to read books outside their reading levels? Some parts of the story such as the trip to the North Pole rush by us much too fast. Other books in the series. Children of the Lamp 1. She has no idea that Dybbuk likes her, but she is shown to have a sense of affection for him as she tries to rescue him in the “Eye of the Forest.

They must preserve the balance of good luck and bad luck in the world. If that’s the case then it justifies people choosing to ban books but if not, people need to relax the hell down.


Kids who love arcana, exotic settings, and children with secret powers will revel in the fascinating details, but those looking for adventure won’t find much in the first half to keep them reading. Want to Read saving…. My 10 year old daughter really enjoyed it in fact, when she read my review, she told me that she completely disagreed with my criticism so we will be giving the second book a chance.

My memory of the novel is mostly of the end and haunted feelings of the climax. They must fight the evilest djinn in the world, and defeat an evil ancient Egyptian pharaoh named Akhenaten we learned about him in history this year. Wow, it’s a great book to read The Akhenaten Adventure Children of the Lamp.

Children of the Lamp #1: The Akhenaten Adventure Booktalk | Scholastic

In the twins’ attempt to find Rakshasas at Yellowstone national park, Groanin finds himself following John and Phillipa but getting attacked by a bear at Yellowstone. He is afraid of large and open spaces. Sebagai tambahan Paman Nimrod adventuge memberitahukan satu rahasia besar yang merupakan awal dari petualangan yang berbahaya yang kapan saja bisa membahayakan jiwa mereka. And, when their estranged Uncle Nimrod asks them to come to England for the summer during one such shared dream, the discovery of their destiny is set in motion.