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The Resource Percy Jackson's Greek Gods, Rick Riordan ; illustrated by John Rocco

Percy Jackson's Greek Gods, Rick Riordan ; illustrated by John Rocco

Label
Percy Jackson's Greek Gods
Title
Percy Jackson's Greek Gods
Statement of responsibility
Rick Riordan ; illustrated by John Rocco
Title variation
  • Greek gods
  • Percy Jacksons Greek gods
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A publisher in New York asked me to write down what I know about the Greek gods, and I was like, Can we do this anonymously? Because I don't need the Olympians mad at me again. But if it helps you to know your Greek gods, and survive an encounter with them if they ever show up in your face, then I guess writing all this down will be my good deed for the week. So begins Percy Jackson's Greek Gods, in which the son of Poseidon adds his own magic--and sarcastic asides--to the classics. He explains how the world was created, then gives readers his personal take on a who's who of ancients, from Apollo to Zeus. Percy does not hold back. "If you like horror shows, blood baths, lying, stealing, backstabbing, and cannibalism, then read on, because it definitely was a Golden Age for all that." Dramatic full-color illustrations throughout by Caldecott Honoree John Rocco make this volume--a must for home, library, and classroom shelves--as stunning as it is entertaining"--
  • "Percy Jackson, a modern-day demigod, tells the origin stories of the gods of Olympus and provides an insider's point of view - with plenty of attitude - in this illustrated collection"--
Summary
Percy Jackson, a modern-day demigod, tells the origin stories of the gods of Olympus and provides an insider's point of view while offering a personal take on his ancient associates
Writing style
Character
Award
Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Nonfiction, 2017.
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  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10351770
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.I5866
LC item number
P47 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
790
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Percy Jackson's Greek Gods, Rick Riordan ; illustrated by John Rocco
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The beginning and stuff -- The golden age of cannibalism -- The Olympians bash some heads -- Hestia chooses bachelor number zero -- Demeter turns into Grainzilla -- Persephone marries her stalker -- Hera gets a little cuckoo -- Hades does home improvement -- Poseidon gets salty -- Zeus kills everyone -- Athena adopts a handkerchief -- You gotta love Aphrodite -- Ares, the manly man's manly man -- Hephaestus makes me a golden llama (not really, but he totally should) -- Apollo sings and dances and shoots people -- Artemis unleashes the death pig -- Hermes goes to juvie -- Dionysus conquers the world with a refreshing beverage
Control code
5686151
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
ix, 318 pages
Isbn
9781484720943
Lccn
2013034612
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
colored illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn865493287
  • (OCoLC)865493287
Label
Percy Jackson's Greek Gods, Rick Riordan ; illustrated by John Rocco
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The beginning and stuff -- The golden age of cannibalism -- The Olympians bash some heads -- Hestia chooses bachelor number zero -- Demeter turns into Grainzilla -- Persephone marries her stalker -- Hera gets a little cuckoo -- Hades does home improvement -- Poseidon gets salty -- Zeus kills everyone -- Athena adopts a handkerchief -- You gotta love Aphrodite -- Ares, the manly man's manly man -- Hephaestus makes me a golden llama (not really, but he totally should) -- Apollo sings and dances and shoots people -- Artemis unleashes the death pig -- Hermes goes to juvie -- Dionysus conquers the world with a refreshing beverage
Control code
5686151
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
ix, 318 pages
Isbn
9781484720943
Lccn
2013034612
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
colored illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn865493287
  • (OCoLC)865493287

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