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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Gardners Books
Publication date May 3, 2007
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9781856868075
ISBN-10 1856868079
Dimensions 2 by 5.75 by 5 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $33.65
Other format details audio
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
When the 5,000-year-old djinni Bartimaeus is summoned by Nathaniel, he expects to have to do nothing more taxing than a little levitation. But Nathaniel is a precocious talent and has something rather more dangerous in mind: revenge. Set in a modern-day London controlled by magicians, this thriller is of interest to readers of various ages.
Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780385605991 Book cover for 9780786818594
 
from Random House Childrens Books (October 2, 2003)
9780385605991 | details & prices | 272 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.50 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $26.40
This edition also contains The Amulet of Samarkand
About: Against his will, djinni Bartimaeus is packed off by Nathaniel, a young magician's apprentice, to steal the powerful Amulet of Samarkand from master magician Simon Lovelace.
from Disney Pr (October 1, 2003)
9780786818594 | details & prices | 544 pages | 6.50 × 8.75 × 1.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.40 lbs | List price $17.99
About: Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful magician Simon Lovelace.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780552550291 Book cover for 9780786851430 Book cover for 9780786852550
 
New edition from Gardners Books (October 7, 2004)
9780552550291 | details & prices | 259 pages | 5.25 × 7.50 × 1.50 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $11.65
About: The first volume in the 'Bartimaeus Trilogy' is a fantasy centred on the relationship between a magician's apprentice and a djinni, with humorous undertones of satire.
from Gardners Books (June 3, 2004); titled "Amulet of Samarkand"
9780552552578 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $11.80
Reprint edition from Disney Pr (May 1, 2004)
9780786852550 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.75 × 1.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.65 lbs | List price $9.99
About: Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful magician Simon Lovelace.
from Hyperion (November 1, 2003)
9780786851430 | details & prices | 462 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.16 lbs | List price $7.95
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781856868075
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Gardners Books (May 3, 2007)
9781856868075 | details & prices | 5.75 × 5.00 × 2.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $33.65
This edition also contains The Amulet of Samarkand
About: When the 5,000-year-old djinni Bartimaeus is summoned by Nathaniel, he expects to have to do nothing more taxing than a little levitation.
Cassette/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780807219539
 
With Simon Jones (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Listening Library (October 1, 2003)
9780807219539 | details & prices | 4.25 × 6.25 × 2.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.75 lbs | List price $35.00
About: Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful magician Simon Lovelace.
Reinforced
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from Demco Media (November 30, 2004)
9780606328135 | details & prices | 462 pages | 5.00 × 7.50 × 1.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.80 lbs | List price $16.76
About: Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful magician Simon Lovelace.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781417628650 Book cover for 9781435234864
 
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (April 11, 2008)
9781435234864 | details & prices | 240 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $17.99
About: Book by Stroud, Jonathan
from Turtleback Books (May 12, 2004); titled "Amulet Of Samarkand"
9781417628650 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.50 × 1.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.88 lbs | List price $19.65
About: Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful magician Simon Lovelace.

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