Percy Jackson and the Greek Gods

Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141356358
Release Date: 2014-08-07
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

"If you like horror shows, bloodbaths, lying, stealing, backstabbing and cannibalism, then read on..." Who could tell the true stories of the gods and goddesses of Olympus better than modern-day demigod Percy Jackson? In this action-packed tour of Greek mythology, Percy gives his hilarious personal views on the feuds, fights and love affairs of the Olympians. Want to know how Zeus came to be top god? How many times Kronos ate one of his own kids? How Athena literally burst out of another god's head? It's all here in black and white...

Percy Jackson s Greek Gods

Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
ISBN: 1484712374
Release Date: 2016-02-23
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A publisher in New York asked me to write down what I know about the Greek gods, and I was like, Can we do this anonymously? Because I don't need the Olympians mad at me again. But if it helps you to know your Greek gods, and survive an encounter with them if they ever show up in your face, then I guess writing all this down will be my good deed for the week. So begins Percy Jackson's Greek Gods, in which the son of Poseidon adds his own magic--and sarcastic asides--to the classics. He explains how the world was created, then gives readers his personal take on a who's who of ancients, from Apollo to Zeus. Percy does not hold back. "If you like horror shows, blood baths, lying, stealing, backstabbing, and cannibalism, then read on, because it definitely was a Golden Age for all that." This novel-sized paperback, complete with an insert of full-color illustrations by Caldecott Honoree John Rocco, is portable and friendly, and the ideal way to introduce young readers to the classic stories. Praise for Percy Jackson's Greek Gods "Percy's gift, which is no great secret, is to breathe new life into the gods. Closest attention is paid to the Olympians, but Riordan has a sure touch when it comes to fitting much into a small space-as does Rocco's artwork, which smokes and writhes on the page as if hit by lightning. . .The inevitable go-to for Percy's legions of fans who want the stories behind his stories." -Kirkus Reviews "The age-old stories are endlessly strong, resonant, and surprising, while the telling here is fresh, irreverent, and amusing. Percy's voice. . . John Rocco illustrates the myths with drama, verve, and clarity. A must-have addition to the Percy Jackson canon." -Booklist Online "Combining the sarcasm and wit of Percy Jackson with the original Greek myths is a great way to hook tweens and teens on the stories without boring them. The beautiful illustrations by John Rocco enhance each story. . ." -VOYA

Percy Jackson and the Greek Heroes

Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141360621
Release Date: 2015-08-06
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

IF YOU LIKE POISONINGS, BETRAYALS, MUTILATIONS, MURDERS AND FLESH-EATING FARMYARD ANIMALS, KEEP READING . . . In this gripping follow-up to Percy Jackson and the Greek Gods, demigod Percy Jackson tells the stories of twelve of the original Greek heroes in all their gory, bloodthirsty glory. Want to know who cut off Medusa's head? Which hero was raised by a she-bear? Who tamed Pegasus, the winged horse? Percy has all the answers . . .

Percy Jackson and the Olympians The Percy Jackson Coloring Book

Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
ISBN: 148478779X
Release Date: 2017-08-15
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Demigods, brandish your pencils! Over the past decade, millions of young readers, parents, and teachers have come to adore Rick Riordan's classic series Percy Jackson and the Olympians, which made ancient Greek mythology contemporary, relevant, and entertaining as it turned kids on to reading. Now fans can literally color Percy's world with the amusing portraits, dramatic scenes, and intricate designs on every spread of this large format paperback. This book is a great way to introduce young children to the series, to allow older fans to reminisce, and to augment classroom units on Greek mythology.

Percy Jackson s Greek Heroes

Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
ISBN: 1484776437
Release Date: 2017-02-21
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Who cut off Medusa's head? Who was raised by a she-bear? Who tamed Pegasus? It takes a demigod to know, and Percy Jackson can fill you in on the all the daring deeds of Perseus, Atalanta, Bellerophon, and the rest of the major Greek heroes. Told in the funny, irreverent style readers have come to expect from Percy, (I've had some bad experiences in my time, but the heroes I'm going to tell you about were the original old school hard luck cases. They boldly screwed up where no one had screwed up before. . .) and enhanced with vibrant artwork by Caldecott Honoree John Rocco, this story collection will become the new must-have classic for Rick Riordan's legions of devoted fans--and for anyone who needs a hero. So get your flaming spear. Put on your lion skin cape. Polish your shield and make sure you've got arrows in your quiver. We're going back about four thousand years to decapitate monsters, save some kingdoms, shoot a few gods in the butt, raid the Underworld, and steal loot from evil people. Then, for dessert, we'll die painful tragic deaths. Ready? Sweet. Let's do this.

Tales of the Greek Heroes Film Tie in

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141962092
Release Date: 2010-02-04
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Explore the real Greek myths behind Percy Jackson's story - he's not the first Perseus to have run into trouble with the gods . . . These are the mysterious and exciting legends of the gods and heroes in Ancient Greece, from the adventures of Perseus, the labours of Heracles, the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts, to Odysseus and the Trojan wars. Introduced with wit and humour by Rick Riordan, creator of the highly successful Percy Jackson series.

Percy Jackson s Greek Gods A Novel by Rick Riordan Trivia On Books

Author: Trivion Books
Publisher:
ISBN:
Release Date: 2016-09-12
Genre: Study Aids

Trivia-on-Book: Percy Jackson's Greek Gods by Rick Riordan Take the challenge yourself and share it with friends and family for a time of fun! Narrated by Percy Jackson, the protagonist of Percy Jackson & the Olympians series, Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods tells the tale of Greek mythology. Starting from the earth mother Gaea being created out of Chaos, Riordan presents the sometimes tragic, sometimes comic but always interesting story of what the ancient Greeks believed as the history of the gods. Whimsical, arrogant, and self-centered, the gods are constantly at war or in love with each other, often leading to terrible consequences. Despite the many occurrences of rape, murder, and deceit in the original tale, Riordan makes an effort to make the story as funny and accessible as possible to children. You may have read the book, but not have liked it. You may have liked the book, but not be a fan. You may call yourself a fan, but few truly are. Are you a fan? Trivia-on-Books is an independently curated trivia quiz on the book for readers, students, and fans alike. Whether you're looking for new materials to the book or would like to take the challenge yourself and share it with your friends and family for a time of fun, Trivia-on-Books provides a unique approach to Percy Jackson's Greek Gods by Rick Riordan that is both insightful and educational! Features You'll Find Inside: • 30 Multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters and author • Insightful commentary to answer every question • Complementary quiz material for yourself or your reading group • Results provided with scores to determine "status" Promising quality and value, come play your trivia of a favorite book!

Percy Jackson and the Olympians The Lightning Thief Illustrated Edition

Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
ISBN: 1484787781
Release Date: 2018-08-14
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school . . . again. And that's the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy's Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse, he's angered a few of them. Zeus's master lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect. Now Percy and his friends have just ten days to find and return Zeus's stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus. But to succeed on his quest, Percy will have to do more than catch the true thief: he must come to terms with the father who abandoned him; solve the riddle of the Oracle, which warns him of betrayal by a friend; and unravel a treachery more powerful than the gods themselves. This deluxe gift edition of the internationally best-selling first book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, lavishly illustrated by series artist John Rocco, is a must-have for Riordan fans.

From Percy Jackson Camp Half Blood Confidential An Official Rick Riordan Companion Book

Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
ISBN: 148478555X
Release Date: 2017-05-02
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

In response to an awful camp orientation video created by the god Apollo, Percy Jackson and other residents of Camp Half-Blood answer such questions as "What is this place?" and "Do I get to keep the T-shirt?" Newbies can check out the section on the Divine Cabins, read up on Magical Landmarks, and consult the chapter of Training Arenas. But Camp Half-Blood Confidential explores much more than just the buildings and grounds. It includes info that can only be learned from those who live there. For instance, campers do not always co-exist in peace and harmony. The camp is not run with superior efficiency. Prophecies do not flow forth with great regularity. Sprinkled throughout are stories from heroes who have called Camp Half-Blood home or just passed through on their way to places unknown. Chiron himself introduces the book with a brief history of training based on his millennia of experience. And, of course, there are divine words of wisdom from the god Apollo himself, because . . . well, because the demigod authors would prefer not to be struck down, thank you very much.

Percy Jackson The Demigod Files

Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141939247
Release Date: 2010-01-07
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The perfect companion to this megaselling series - essential reading for all young demigods! In these top-secret files, Rick Riordan, Camp Half-Blood's senior scribe, gives you an inside look at the world of demigods that NO regular human child is allowed to see. These highly classified archives include three of Percy Jackson's most perilous adventures, a Spotter's Guide to Monsters, a Who's Who in Greek mythology, Percy's Summer Camp report and much more. So, if you're armed with this book, you'll have everything you need to know to keep you alive in your training. Your own adventures have just begun . . .

101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up

Author: Bianca Schulze
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781633221697
Release Date: 2016-10-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up is a fun handbook for book lovers and their families to read, check off, and give their own book reviews. 101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up provides a comprehensive list of kid-friendly books for children to read before they grow up. This must-read review list acts as an interactive journal where kids can document the books they read, why they like them, and how they rate them. Divided into sections by subject, from fairy tales and fantasy to sports and nonfiction, 101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up celebrates the importance of reading and encourages family participation to develop lifelong readers. The perfect reference guide for book lovers of all ages, 101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up helps both kids and parents decide which books to read next!

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard Hardcover Boxed Set

Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
ISBN: 1484767373
Release Date: 2017-10-17
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Marking the culmination of this exciting trilogy, the hardcover editions of the #1 New York Times best-selling Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard books, THE SWORD OF SUMMER, THE HAMMER OF THOR, and THE SHIP OF THE DEAD, are now available together in a stunning slipcase.