The Akhenaten Adventure: Children of the Lamp, Book 1

Book review by Matt Berman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Twins discover they're djinn.

Parents say

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Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 15 reviews

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my son enjoyed it, and is looking forward to book 2. There aren't many concerns because there isn't sooo much violence, there is a little smoking, and no other issues of concern.

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Book Details

  • Author: P. B. Kerr
  • Genre: Fantasy
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Orchard Books
  • Publication date: May 30, 2005
  • Number of pages: 355
  • Last updated: June 25, 2015

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