Meet John and Philippa Gaunt, twelve-year-old twins who one day discover themselves to be descended from a long line of djinn. All of a sudden, they have the power to grant wishes, travel to extraordinary places, and make people and objects disappear.
Luckily, the twins are introduced to their eccentric djinn-uncle Nimrod, who will teach them how to harness their newly found power. And not a moment too soon . . . since John and Philippa are about to embark on a search to locate a monstrous pharaoh named Akhenaten and his eerie tomb.
Acclaimed writer Philip Kerr delivers his first novel for children — the initial book in the imaginative "Akhenaten Adventure" trilogy.
- 11, 12, 13
- Interest Level
- Grades 3 - 7
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- Guided Reading
- Scholastic Inc.
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- Series, Fantasy, Science Fiction and Fantasy