The Amulet of Samarkand: The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book 1

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

age 11+

Witty and sharp fantasy with complex characters.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 22 reviews

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age 14+

As Long As They Don't Try To Summon A Demon

As an adult, I think this book is spot on funny and entertaining. I've reccomended it to my 14 year old daughter as she has the common sense and moral background to know that summoning demons is not a good thing to do for your mental and spiritual health.

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age 11+
Rich english language, full of action, funny. Love It!

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