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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.

Hardcover, 416 pages
Published on August 18, 2015 by Disney-Hyperion
ISBN-10: 1423183657
ISBN-13: 9781423183655
59 Book Reviews
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  • wpg_bookelves
    wpg_bookelvesTuesday, February 2, 2021 at 9:28 am55 stars
    This book is about Greek Heroes and each chapter tells a different Hero. The book is funny, and describes the Heroes in modern days. Some characters might not be a true hero (because they did a bad thing), but a God/Goddess fell in love with them and they were made immortal. My favourite chapter was Psyce and the Box of Beauty Cream. It is a love story between Eros and Psyce. If you like this book, you will like the Percy Jackson Series.
    • booksrock123454
      booksrock123454Monday, November 16, 2020 at 11:27 am55 stars
      This book was amazing and really funny Five Stars!
      • fox1568
        fox1568Monday, November 16, 2020 at 6:40 am55 stars
        This is a reliy good book.It tells you abaut greek heroes and It is rely funny with gods and wars and other funny parts. I Recommended this book for greek motholegy.
        • Greek_wizard123Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 7:55 am
          I love 💗 that Percy is being funny 😆 right from the beginning.
          • greek_girl13
            greek_girl13Friday, July 24, 2020 at 8:58 am
            I really want to read this book cause my favorite author is Rick riordan cause I love his Percy Jackson series!
            • athena968
              athena968Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 4:20 pm
              It is such a good book
              • swagboylolz
                swagboylolzSunday, June 14, 2020 at 2:57 pm55 stars
                i loved this book and i still read it aver and over again until i get bored of it but its still a good book
                • iamfanofbears
                  iamfanofbearsSunday, May 31, 2020 at 7:45 am55 stars
                  This book is great! Tells about the behind stories of greek stories. Great book totally recommend it. It is funny, adventurous, and gross (well some of it is gross).
                  • riverdalegirl
                    riverdalegirlSunday, May 17, 2020 at 9:59 am55 stars
                    This book,narrated by Percy Jackson, was great. Percy tells us about several stories of Greek Heroes,from Psyche to Hercules and passing by Daedalus. I really liked it because I learned a lot and it was really interesting. I especially liked Psyche and Jason.
                    • annabethc101
                      annabethc101Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 12:16 pm
                      awesome