Children of the Lamp

Children of the Lamp

The Day of the Djinn Warriors

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Baker & Taylor
After getting help for their father, who is cursed with rapid aging, twelve-year-old djinn twins John and Philippa and friends travel through the spirit world in search of Faustina, the only one who can keep their mother from becoming the Blue Djinn, anddiscover a link to museum thefts and hauntings throughout the word.

Scholastic
From the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author P. B. Kerr, comes the fourth volume in this exceptional, imaginative adventure series about a brother and sister who discover they are djinns.

Djinn twins John and Philippa are off on another whirlwind adventure that takes them around the globe and into unknown worlds. And it's a race against time as they attempt to rescue their mother from her fate as the Blue Djinn of Babylon. An aging curse has been placed on their father and if the twins are gone too long, he'll rapidly become an old man.

Meanwhile, museums all over the world are reporting robberies of valuable jade from their collections, as well as bizarre hauntings.

Djinn twins John and Philippa are off on another whirlwind adventure that takes them around the globe and into unknown worlds. And it's a race against time as they attempt to rescue their mother from her fate as the Blue Djinn of Babylon. An aging curse has been placed on their father and if the twins are gone too long, he'll rapidly become an old man.

Meanwhile, museums all over the world are reporting robberies of valuable jade from their collections, as well as bizarre hauntings.

As the twins and their friends travel around the globe on their rescue mission, they notice that something very strange is happening: An evil force has awakened the terracotta warriors created by an ancient Chinese emperor, and someone with very bad intentions has cast a spell possessing the soldiers with wicked spirits. And now, the very fate of the world hangs in the balance.

Can the twins stop the mysterious terracotta warriors, rescue their parents, AND save the world before it's too late?

Readers will devour this exciting fourth installment from master storyteller P. B. Kerr, and they won't want to put this book down until the very last page!

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Philip Kerr was born in Edinburgh and lives in London. This is P. B. Kerr's fourth novel for children, and he is well known as the thriller-writer Philip Kerr, author of the Berlin Noir trilogy, A PHILOSOPHICAL INVESTIGATION, GRIDIRON, THE SHOT, and several other acclaimed thrillers.

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& Taylor

After getting help for their father, who is cursed with rapid aging, twelve-year-old twins John and Philippa travel through the spirit world in search of Faustina, the only one who can keep their mother from becoming the Blue Djinn.
While traveling around the globe in order to rescue their mother from the Blue Djinn of Babylon, twins John and Philippa discover that an evil force has put a spell on a battalion of terra-cotta warriors created by a Chinese emperor and now must find a way to put their planned reign of destruction in check before the entire world is ruined forever.

Publisher: Orchard Books, 2008
ISBN: 9780439932141
Characteristics: p. ; cm

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