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- DescriptionThis title contains a brilliant Percy Jackson mini adventure plus Horrible Histories Groovy Greeks - a winning combo for World Book Day! The goddess Persephone has summoned Percy, Thalia and Nico to the Underworld in order to retrieve Hades' powerful sword before it falls into the wrong hands. Easier said than done in a world full of evil daimons, ghosts and ghouls. Not to mention Iapetos - brother of the powerful Titan lord, Kros. This time the young demigods are really up against it - will Percy manage to return the sword before it's too late? Flip the book over for lots more ancient Greek fun with Terry Deary's brilliant Groovy Greeks: It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to kw: Why some groovy Greek girls ran about naked pretending to be bears? Who had the world's first flushing toilet? Why dedicated doctors tasted their patients' ear wax? Discover all the foul facts about the Groovy Greeks - all the gore and more!
- Author BiographyRick Riordan is an award-winning writer of adult mysteries. For fifteen years he taught at middle schools in the San Francisco Bay area and in Texas. Rick lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife and two sons. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, Rick's first novel featuring the heroic young demi-god, was the overall winner of the Red House Children's Book Award in 2006.
- Author(s)Rick Riordan
- PublisherWorld Book Day
- Date of Publication26/02/2009
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPuffin / Scholastic Children's Books
- Out-of-print date20/01/2015
- Weight88 g
- Width111 mm
- Height181 mm
- Spine9 mm
- Format DetailsA-format paperback
- Edition StatementWorld Book Day ed
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- lyleandaletha12...04 Feb, 2013by
Just a small piece of the fantasy world of Rick Riordan.
Small paperback book to complete the set of Rick Riordan books for my son. Thank you Rick Riordanfor giving my son a passion for reading. And that's not easy with teenage boys.
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