Percy Jackson's Greek Gods - Rick Riordan8.60

Who could tell the origin stories of the gods of Olympus better than a modern-day demigod? Percy Jackson provides an insider’s view with plenty of ‘tude in this illustrated collection.

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.”

Dramatic full-color illustrations throughout by Caldecott Honoree John Rocco make this volume - a must for home, library, and classroom shelves - as stunning as it is entertaining.

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Release date: August 2014
Genres: fantasy, young adult
Average rating: 8.60/10
Total ratings: 5
Updated: August 29, 2021

Percy Jackson and the Olympians :: Series

Percy Jackson & the Olympians is a pentalogy of adventure and fantasy fiction books authored by Rick Riordan. The series consists of five books, as well as spin-off titles such as The Demigod Files and Demigods and Monsters. More than 20 million copies of the books have been sold in more than 10 countries. The Lightning Thief, the first book, is the basis of a film called Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, which was released in the United States and Canada on February 12, 2010.
The Demigod Files8.08
The Demigod Diaries8.26
Percy Jackson's Greek Gods8.60
Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes8.66
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1)8.36
Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #2)8.20
Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #3)8.32
Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #4)8.64
Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #5)8.98