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The Akhenaten Adventure

2005, P.B. Kerr


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 Gaunt and their adventures when they find that they are djinn, or mystical genies. The book was on the New York Times Best Seller list for children's books and received generally favorable reviews. The novel's sequel is The Blue Djinn of Babylon, the second book in the seven part series.

Kerr wrote The Akhenaten Adventure after worrying that his oldest son was spending too much time playing video games and not enough time reading. The book was sold as part of a trilogy to Scholastic Publishing for a then record 1 million GBP.

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