Author(s): Rick Riordan
A New York Times BestsellerThough the Greek and Roman crewmembers of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen, and they must be stopped before the Feast of Spes, when Gaea plans to have two demigods sacrificed in Athens. She needs their blood -- the blood of Olympus -- in order to wake. But how can a handful of young demigods hope to persevere against Gaea's army?
enchantingly clever, funny and exciting The Times the complete package for young readers and their parents alike Sunday Express an astounding adventure Telegraph Weekend this is the stuff of legends The Guardian
Rick Riordan is an award-winning mystery writer. He lives in Boston with his wife and two sons. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, Rick's first novel featuring the heroic young demigod, was the overall winner of the Red House Children's Book Award in 2006 and is now a blockbuster film franchise, starring Logan Lerman.