ABOUT THE SERIES
The Bartimaeus Sequence is made up of four bestselling novels featuring the grumpy, sarcastic and resourceful fourth-level djinni, Bartimaeus. Since the first book, The Amulet of Samarkand, was published in 2003, the series has sold more than 6 million copies in 36 languages worldwide.
The Amulet of Samarkand, The Golem's Eye and Ptolemy's Gate are set mainly in an alternative present-day London. They follow Bart's relationships with his young master, Nathaniel, and with Kitty, a fiery member of the Resistance against the magicians. These three books have received many awards, including:
The 2006 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children’s Literature, USA
The 2007 Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire, France
The 2007 Children’s Book Award of the Jury of Young Readers, Austria