Percy Jackson & the Olympians is a series of fantasy novels, written by Rick Riordan. Published from 2005–2009, the series is set in the United States, and are based on Greek mythology. The series contains five main books, as well as three companion books; a graphic novel is currently being written. A film adaptation of the first book in the series was released in February 2010, and an adaptation of the second novel is currently being made.
The protagonist is a 12-year-old boy named Percy Jackson. Percy is actually a demigod, the son of a Greek god, and a mortal woman, Sally Jackson. Once learning that he is the son of Poseidon, he goes on remarkable journeys in the Greek world, all leading to stop the evil Titan Kronos from destroying the world.
Best ever!!!!!!!!!! First Favorite series in the world.Blessed Sword 21:47, February 15, 2010 (UTC)
The movie was a bummer, but the book was EPIC. All the poor souls who watched the movie: READ BOOK NOW.
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Books in the series
- The Lightning Thief
- The Sea of Monsters
- The Titan's Curse
- The Battle of the Labyrinth
- The Last Olympian
- Reading Age: 9+
- Read Aloud Age: 8+
The book heavily features Greek mythology: the main character is a demigod (half god, half mortal), and thus has various superpowers.