An exclusive edition of the second book in this number one bestselling series, featuring a new short story inside - Percy Jackson and the Singer of Apollo. Thor's hammer is missing again. The thunder god has a habit of misplacing his weapon - which happens to be the mightiest force in the Nine Worlds. But this time the hammer isn't just lost, it has fallen into enemy hands. Magnus Chase and his friends must find it, fast. If they don't, the mortal worlds will be defenceless against an onslaug..
* TOLKIEN * Now a major motion picture *Acclaimed as ‘the best book about Tolkien’, this award-winning biography explores J.R.R. Tolkien’s wartime experiences and their impact on his life and his writing of The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings.“To be caught in youth by 1914 was no less hideous an experience than in 1939 … by 1918 all but one of my close friends were dead.”So J.R.R. Tolkien responded to critics who saw The Lord of the Rings as a reaction to the Second World War. Tolkien and the G..
The third book in the latest series from international bestselling author, Rick RiordanHe was a God once. Until he was cast out his father, Zeus. Now, he's an awkward teenager. Called Lester.The only way out is a series of scary and dangerous trials, of course.For his third trial, Apollo must journey through the Labyrinth to free an Oracle who only speaks in puzzles. Then, defeat the most vicious of three very vicious Roman Emperors.(All without the use of his godly powers.)It looks like he will..
Ce s-ar intampla daca ai afla ca familia ta a fost una din cele mai puternice din istoria lumii? Si ce ai face daca ti s-ar spune ca sursa puterii familiei a fost ascunsa in intreaga lume sub forma a 39 de indicii? Si daca ti s-ar da sansa sa alegi - iei un milion de dolari si iti vezi de drum sau gasesti primul indiciu? Daca esti Amy si Dan Cahill alegi indiciul... si pornesti intr-o cursa extrem de periculoasa...
*A brand-new official companion guide to The Trials of Apollo by Rick Riordan!*
Mysterious incidents are wreaking havoc throughout Camp Jupiter. And if the Romans don't find out who-or what-is behind the episodes soon, the Twelfth Legion could implode.
So things are looking pretty serious.
Suspicion falls on Claudia, the Fourth Cohort's newest probatio. After all, the mischief started shortly after she stumbled into camp. Plus, she's a daughter of Mercury, the god of thieves and tricksters.
The Number one, bestselling title in this new spin-off series from Percy Jackson creator, Rick Riordan.
OLD ENEMIES AWAKEN AS CAMP HALF-BLOOD'S NEW ARRIVALS PREPARE FOR WAR
When Jason, Piper and Leo crash land at Camp Half-Blood, they have no idea what to expect. Apparently this is the only safe place for children of the Greek Gods - despite the monsters roaming the woods and demigods practising archery with flaming arrows and explosives. But rumours of a terrible curse - and a missing her..
Un semizeu blestemat. Doi noi eroi. O cautare pentru a elibera zeul mortii… Percy Jackson, fiul lui Poseidon, s-a trezit dintr-un somn foarte adanc si a dat cu ochii de doua doamne cu parul din serpi, care refuza sa moara…..
The Mark of Athena is the explosive third part in Rick Riordan's number one series - Heroes of Olympus. One fatal prophecy seven brave demigods a quest to find - and close - the doors of death. Annabeth felt as if someone had draped a cold washcloth across her neck. She heard that whispering laughter again, as if the presence had followed her from the ship. She looked up at the Argo II. Its massive bronze hull glittered in the sunlight. Part of her wanted to kidnap Percy right now, get on board ..
The House of Hades is the fourth book in the bestselling Heroes of Olympus series, set in the action-packed world of Percy Jackson. The stakes have never been higher. If Percy Jackson and Annabeth fail in their quest, there'll be hell on Earth. Literally. Wandering the deadly realm of Tartarus, every step leads them further into danger. And, if by some miracle they do make it to the Doors of Death, there's a legion of bloodthirsty monsters waiting for them. Meanwhile, Hazel and the crew of the A..
Though the Greek and Roman crew members of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen - all of them - and they're stronger than ever. The gods, still suffering from multiple personality disorder, are useless. How can a handful of young demigods hope to persevere against Gaea's army of powerful giants? As dangerous as it is to head to Athens, they have no other option. They have sacrificed too much alre..
In this action-packed collection, runaway demigods Luke and Thalia face untold dangers on their way to Camp Half-Blood. Percy Jackson and Annabeth must rescue stolen goods from a fire-breathing giant who doesn't take kindly to intruders. And Leo, Piper, and Jason have to dodge a band of party-loving Maenads and stave off an explosion - in one hour or less ...Discover three never-before-seen short stories starring the Heroes of Olympus and Percy Jackson. PLUS original art, character interviews, p..
'I GUESS IT STARTED THE NIGHT OUR DAD BLEW UP THE BRITISH MUSEUM . . .'
CARTER AND SADIE KANE'S dad is a brilliant Egyptologist with a secret plan that goes horribly wrong. An explosion shatters the ancient Rosetta stone and unleashes Set, the evil god of chaos . . .
Set imprisons Dr Kane in a golden coffin and Carter and Sadie must run for their lives. To save their dad, they embark on a terrifying quest from Cairo to Paris to the American South-west and discover the truth about their fam..
Fans of Rick Riordan will love this on the people, places, gods, and creatures found in the chart-topping "Kane Chronicles" series. Packed with brand new material - including an easy-to-assemble trading card pyramid and full-color diagrams and maps - this deluxe, lavishly illustrated guide teaches readers how to compile secret messages, read hieroglyphics, and recite ancient magic spells. Featuring enough information and extras to satisfy current fans and budding Egyptologists alike, this guide ..
Winner of the Goodreads Choice Award 2017 for Best Middle Grade & Children's!
Loki the trickster god is free from his chains. Now he's readying Naglfar, the Ship of the Dead, armed with a host of giants and zombies, to sail against the Norse gods and begin the final battle of Ragnarok.
It's up to Magnus Chase and his friends to stop Loki's plans. Along the way, they will face angry sea gods, hostile giants, and an evil fire-breathing dragon. But Magnus's biggest challenge will be facin..
The first book in the incredible new series from the author of Percy Jackson, the Kane Chronicles and Heroes of Olympus.
My name is Magnus Chase. I'm orphaned and living rough on the streets of Boston. And things are about to get much worse. My day started out normally enough. I was sleeping under a bridge when some guy kicked me awake and said, 'They're after you.' Next thing I know, I'm reunited with my obnoxious uncle, who casually informs me that my long-lost father is a Norse god. Nothin..
Ten incredible trips into the unknown await you…
Blast off with:
• ‘Percy Jackson and the Singer of Apollo’ an all-new and exclusive tale from Rick Riordan
• ‘A Day in the Life’ by award-winning author/illustrator Shaun Tan
• ‘Rise of the RoboShoes’ by Tom Angleberger of Origami Yoda fame
And many more weird and wonderful stories by legendary writer Ray Bradbury, Newbery medalist Rebecca Stead, Shannon Hale, D. J. MacHale, Eric Nylund, Kenneth Oppel and Neal Shusterman.
Half Boy. Half God. ALL Hero.
Honestly, blowing up another school was the last thing I wanted to do.
As the son of a Greek God, I've had my share of near-death disaster - and now my arch enemy Luke wants to invade our camp via an ancient labyrinth.
If he succeeds, thousands of bloodthirsty monsters will attack. So it's goodbye sunshine, hello darkness as four of us descend into the terrifying underground and beyond . . ...
Half Boy. Half God. ALL Hero.
Most people get presents on their sixteenth birthday. I get a prophecy that could save or destroy the world.
It happens when you're the son of Poseidon, God of the Sea. According to an ancient prophecy, I turn sixteen and the fate of the entire world is on me. But no pressure.
Now Kronos, Lord of the Titans, is beginning his attack on New York City. And the dreaded monster Typhon is also heading our way. So it's me and forty of my demi-god friends versus un..
Half boy. Half God. All Hero.
Look, I didn't want to be a half-blood. I never asked to be the son of a Greek God.
I was just a normal kid, going to school, playing basketball, skateboarding. The usual. Until I accidentally vaporized my maths teacher. Now I spend my time battling monsters and generally trying to stay alive.
This is the one where Zeus, God of the Sky, thinks I've stolen his lightning bolt - and making Zeus angry is a very bad idea...
Half Boy. Half God. ALL Hero.
You can't tell by looking at me that my dad is Poseidon, God of the Sea.
It's not easy being a half-blood these days. Even a simple game of dodgeball becomes a death match against an ugly gang of cannibal giants - and that was only the beginning.
Now Camp Half-Blood is under attack, and unless I can get my hands on the Golden Fleece, the whole camp will be invaded by monsters. Big ones . . ...
Half Boy. Half God. ALL Hero.
It's not every day you find yourself in combat with a half-lion, half-human.
But when you're the son of a Greek God, it happens. And now my friend Annabeth is missing, a Goddess is in chains and only five half-blood heroes can join the quest to defeat the doomsday monster.
Oh and guess what. The Oracle has predicted that not all of us will survive . . ...
The fourth book in Rick Riordan's The Trial of Apollo series. The bestselling top 10 hardback, now available in paperback!
Things are getting very bad, very fast, for Apollo . . .
The former God Apollo is having a pretty rough time of it. Well, for one thing, he's been turned into a human and banished from Olympus. And he's called Lester. But being an awkward mortal teenager is the least of his worries right now.
Though he and some of his friends have emerged from the Burning Maze, rescued th..
The second title in Rick Riordan's Trials of Apollo series - set in the action-packed world of Percy Jackson.
The god Apollo, cast down to earth and trapped in the form of a gawky teenage boy as punishment, must set off on the second of his harrowing (and hilarious) trials.
He and his companions seek the ancient oracles - restoring them is the only way for Apollo to reclaim his place on Mount Olympus - but this is easier said than done.
Somewhere in the American Midwest is a haunted cav..
How do you punish an immortal?
By making him human.
After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. Weak and disorientated, he lands in New York City as a regular teenage boy. Now, without his godly powers, the four-thousand-year-old deity must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus's favour.
But Apollo has many enemies - gods, monsters and mortals who would love to see the former Olympian permanently destroyed. Apol..