Who cut off Medusas 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 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, (Ive had some bad experiences in my time, but the heroes Im 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 Riordans legions of devoted fansand for anyone who needs a hero. So get your flaming spear. Put on your lion skin cape. Polish your shield and make sure youve got arrows in your quiver. Were 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, well die painful tragic deaths. Ready? Sweet. Lets do this.