Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes

Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes

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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 --Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Los Angeles ; New York : Disney-Hyperion, 2015
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781423183655
1423183657
Branch Call Number: J RIORDAN, R
Characteristics: ix, 387 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Additional Contributors: Rocco, John

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ayoshida
Jul 16, 2017

Another one on rick riordan's great books. I love all of his books and I like this book soo much because it has lots of history, greek mythology and the book is pretty funny. Along with the Kane series and the heroes of Olympus series this book is a reread for me. Each story is captivating and funny as "Percy Jackson" puts in his own perspective's on each hero's actions, names, etc.

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anne1212li
Feb 10, 2017

I heard so much about but haven't read it but I think it gonna be AMAZING🤗🤗🤗🤗

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becker
Dec 09, 2016

Totally entertaining and super interesting.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Sep 25, 2016

This is another great set of stories, organized in chapters, written about Greek Mythology! Except now, we are learning about the classical heroes of the older days, and what they did to make themselves so well-known. For anyone who wondered what Hercules's twelve labours actually were, to any regular mortal who was just curious about who Percy Jackson even was, this is an awesome place to begin. Maybe read a chapter a day to expand your knowledge about these heroes? Regardless, Rick Riordan has satisfied another round of readers. 5/5 Stars.
- @Siri of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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violet_spider_40
Aug 05, 2016

I loved this book! I borrowed this along with several others, not realizing how big this book was. It took a while to finish, but it was DEFINITELY worth it. My favorite stories were of Perseus, Psyche, and Orpheus!

i loved it! Despite the fact that its pretty much a history book.

SPL_Childrens Jun 22, 2016

A full review of this book can be found in the "Summary" section. The review was published in the Stratford Gazette in April 2016.

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lopascal
May 28, 2016

didnt read yet, but I know it'll be good.

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riordan12
May 14, 2016

Great for any Greek Mythology guru.

H_Tyler May 08, 2016

rioridan12 did you finish the book already?

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Oct 10, 2016

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SPL_Childrens Jun 22, 2016

Fans of Rick Riordan’s popular “Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods” and “The Heroes of Olympus” books will gleefully welcome this new, oversized, colourfully-illustrated collection of twelve stories about various ancient Greek heroes, including Perseus, Atalanta, Bellerophon, Hercules, Jason and others.
Titles such as “Hercules Does Twelve Stupid Things”, “Theseus Slays the Mighty – Oh Look! A Bunny Rabbit!” and “Whatever It Is, Bellerophon Didn’t Do It” confirm that Percy Jackson’s characteristic amusing, witty and irrelevant narrative style continues in this companion volume to “Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods”.
Readers are invited to “put on their lion skin cape, polish their shield and ensure that they have lots of arrows with them” before venturing four thousand years into the past to find answers to such burning questions as “Who tamed Perseus … and how did he outwit the evil Gray Sisters?”, “Who was raised by a she-bear?” and “How did Bellerophon come to be the king of Lycia after defeating the Amazons?”
In narrating these adventures, Percy Jackson breathes new life and new perspectives into the traditional myths that he retells (and embellishes) of the ancient Greek heroes and gods, including both famous and lesser-known figures. The tales are fun, intriguing and easy to read, and range from 12 to 71 pages in length. A bibliography with suggestions for further reading – and an index – complete the book.
Rick Riordan is a best-selling, high-profile author who writes both for children and adults, and illustrator John Rocco is a Caldecott Honor Award winner.
** Recommended for ages 8 to 12 years.

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DanielleH_0
Aug 29, 2015

A retelling of Greek myths by a witty narrator

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booklover1010
Jul 08, 2016

"pro Tip: If you're attacked by a creep, it never your fault. Tell somebody."

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monstercat05
Aug 20, 2015

"They’re our property!" wailed Ugly #1.
"They're our precious!" cried Ugly #3.
"Wrong story, you idiot!" snapped Ugly #2.
-From the story of Medusa

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