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Percy Jackson and the Greek Gods / Rick Riordan.

By: Riordan, Rick.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Percy Jackson. Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria : Penguin Group (Australia), 2014Copyright date: ©2014Description: ix, 403 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780141355207 (pbk); 9780141358680 .Subject(s): Children's stories | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 7-8 | Jackson, Percy (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction | Gods, Greek -- Juvenile fictionDDC classification: 813.6 Summary: "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."
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Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Junior Sunshine Library
Junior Fiction J RIOR Available IA2008796
Junior Deer Park Library (DIY)
Junior Fiction J RIOR Issued 12/06/2019 IA2008797
Junior St Albans Library (DIY)
Junior Fiction J RIOR Issued 21/06/2019 IA2021737
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Includes short story: The son of Sobek.

"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."

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