Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians
The novel charts the adventures of modern-day twelve-year-old Percy Jackson as he discovers he is a demigod , the son of a mortal woman and the Greek god Poseidon. Percy and his friends Annabeth Chase and Grover Underwood go on a quest to find Zeus 's stolen lightning bolt and prevent a war among the gods Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades. The Lightning Thief was published in July The book has sold over 1. This novel is followed by The Sea of Monsters and spawned two sequel series and the extended universe of the Camp Half-Blood chronicles. His son had been studying Greek mythology in second grade and asked that his father come up with bedtime stories based on Greek myths.
Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson is on the most dangerous quest of his life. Along the way, he must face a host of mythological enemies determined to stop him. Most of all, he must come to terms with a father he has never known, and an Oracle that has warned him of betrayal by a friend. Now Percy and his friends have just days to find the only magic item powerful to save the camp before it is overrun by monsters. The catch: they must sail into the Sea of Monsters to find it. Along the way, Percy must stage a daring rescue operation to save his old friend Grover, and he learns a terrible secret about his own family, which makes him question whether being the son of Poseidon is an honor or a curse. When Percy Jackson gets an urgent distress call from his friend Grover, he immediately prepares for battle.
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Half boy. Half God. - The novel charts the adventures of modern-day twelve-year-old Percy Jackson as he discovers he is a demigod, the son of a mortal woman and the Greek god Poseidon.
Believe whatever lie your mom or dad told you about your birth, and try to lead a normal life. Being a half-blood is dangerous. Most of the time, it gets you killed in painful, nasty ways. Read on. I envy you for being able to believe that none of this ever happened.