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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (4,177 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: P. B. Kerr Narrator: Ron Keith Publisher: Scholastic Inc Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Children of the Lamp Series Release Date:
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Djinn twins John and Philippa Gaunt are on the trail of another magical mystery. As they travel from New York to London to Nepal to India on a whirlwind adventure, the twins try to help their friend Dybbuk find out who murdered his best friend using the venomous snakebite of the king cobra. All too soon John and Philippa find themselves caught up in the lethal world of the Cult of the Nine Cobras - only to discover that they themselves are a target of the creepy cobra cult. Now, the twins must find the invaluable Cobra King talisman and stop the cult leader's deadly plan! Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A breakneck-paced, Indiana Jones-style adventure…Kerr keeps the emphasis on fun.” 

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Keith’s comedic turns for a grumpy butler and three priests are both shimmering and subservient, acting as a welcome foil to the more fearsome characters, who by turns sound silky and deceptively obsequious. Most enjoyable is his rendering of Uncle Nimrod, who exclaims ‘Light my lamp’ and ‘Bottle me!’ An action-packed reading.” 

    Booklist

  • “The suspenseful plot twists, coupled with a liberal dosing of humor, make this a fun page-turner.”

    School Library Journal

  • “Ron Keith supplies an energetic narration.” 

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by J B | 2/19/2014

    " I enjoyed all of the Children of the Lamp books. Fun, light fantasy geared for children around age 8-mid teens. For adults, there's some good humor and a good writing style we will enjoy as well. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Saska | 2/4/2014

    " After the disappointing sequel to "Children of the Lamp", this book was like a breath of fresh air. It was SO interesting and I finished in two days. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Sanny*just another day...* | 1/30/2014

    " Power isn't as important as your family. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Timnah | 1/30/2014

    " I enjoyed this one much more than the previous book in the series, perhaps because I read it myself, whereas I had listened to the other book on CD. The tone of the reader makes a big difference. Anyway, I found this one humorous and lively, and I liked that the kids got the chance to do a lot of dangerous things themselves--or mostly by themselves. It ended with a good setup for the next book, which I will probably read when it comes out. "

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