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The Amulet of Samarkand (The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book 1)


  • "One of the liveliest and most inventive fantasies of recent years." – Booklist


  • Alexander, Lloyd. The Book of Three. Henry Holt, 1964. (And others in the Chronicles of Prydain series.)
  • Billingsley, Franny. The Folk Keeper. Simon & Schuster, 1999.
  • Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee. The Conch Bearer. Roaring Brook, 2003.
  • Farmer, Nancy. House of the Scorpion. Simon & Schuster, 2002.
  • Gaiman, Neil. The Graveyard Book. HarperCollins, 2008.
  • Garcia, Laura Gallego. The Legend of the Wandering King. Scholastic, 2005.
  • Ibbotson, Eva. The Secret of Platform 13. Dutton, 1998.
  • Knudsen, Michelle. The Dragon of Trelian. Candlewick, 2009.
  • LaFevers, R. L. Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos. Houghton Mifflin, 2007.
  • Landy, Derek. Skulduggery Pleasant. HarperCollins, 2007.
  • L’Engle, Madeleine. A Wrinkle in Time. Farrar, 1962.
  • Pratchett, Terry. The Wee Free Men. HarperCollins, 2003. (And others in the Tiffany Aching series.)
  • Pullman, Philip. The Golden Compass. Knopf, 1996. (And others in His Dark Materials series.)
  • Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Scholastic, 1998. (And others in the Harry Potter series.)
  • Stroud, Jonathan. The Golem’s Eye. (The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book 2) Miramax/Hyperion, 2004.
  • Stroud, Jonathan. Heroes of the Valley. Disney/Hyperion, 2009.
  • Stroud, Jonathan. Ptolemy’s Gate. (The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book 3) Hyperion, 2006.
  • Stroud, Jonathan. Bartimaeus: The Ring of Solomon. Hyperion, 2010.