Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods
There are so many books about Greek mythology; one must ask why is there a need for a new one? Well, for one reason, to find a way to get young people interested in reading about them. Most of what is out there is pretty dry. This is not only interesting, but it is totally fun. The Tween set has been ripping through the Percy Jackson books for the last several years. They couldn’t get their hands on them fast enough. Now Percy Jackson (through his creator, Rick Riordan) has written a new take on the Greek myths and gods. And who better to do this than a very bright half-god half-mortal pre-teen who has been repeatedly kicked out of school? Actually, with his extended family peopling those myths, he is a pretty good choice.
Rick Riordan is a master of writing what kids want to read, and this is no disappointment. The stories are all there, but the writing is fresh and smart. There is a great deal of humor throughout, and kids are going to love this – if their parents don’t steal it away. This is a great addition to the Percy Jackson series and should not be missed.
|Author||Rick Riordan, John Rocco, Illustrator|
|Page Count||336 pages|
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