Review Blog

Nov 18 2013

Slave of the Lamp by Paula Fogarty

cover image

DoctorZed Publishing, 2013. ISBN 9780987345271.
(Age: 11+) Slave of the Lamp is the story of Rufus and his decision to get a job - the only way he will ever get his new computer! Rufus is hired by a genie to go back in time and  help out heroes from the past. This story brings characters such as Aladdin, Theseus (from Greek history) and Sinbad to life. During the school holidays, it is Rufus's job to help the heroes. They call him by rubbing the lamp. Rufus enjoys the adventures despite some of the dangers. Slave of the Lamp is descriptive and full of adventure. It would be enjoyed by girls and boys aged 11+ and is a great way for children to read about these classic characters as a boy from modern times helps them out.
Kylie Kempster

BUY IT NOW ON booktopia
Archived Blog Entries
Latest News
CBCA shortlists 2017
2017 ABIA longlist
The Stella Prize shortlist for 2017
YA Book Prize 2017 shortlist
Reading Children's book prize shortlist
Indie Book Awards 2017
CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017 shortlist
CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2017 shortlist
School Library Association Information Book Award 2017
2017 UKLA Book Awards shortlists
International Children's Book Day 2nd April, 2017
National Simultaneous Storytime 2017

ReadPlus Features
Print similar authors bookmark
Read similar authors
How to find lesson plans
Sample theme animation

Promote Reading
Staff holiday reading list 2016
South Australian Christian Schools Conference 2016 - Library Displays
Display calendars
Science fiction and fantasy lists SAETA conference 2015
Value of School Libraries
Library, Reading development and the Internet
Free Rights of the Reader Poster
Reviews: Author index
Books for boys
Bookmark and poster templates