"If you like horror shows, bloodbaths, lying, stealing, backstabbing and cannibalism, then read on. .. ". Who could tell the true stories of the gods and goddesses of Olympus better than modern-day demigod Percy Jackson? In this action-packed tour of Greek mythology, Percy gives his hilarious personal views on the feuds, fights and love affairs of the Olympians. Want to know how Zeus came to be top god? How many times Kronos ate one of his own kids[unk] How Athena literally burst out of another god's head? It's all here in black and white. .. Featuring an exclusive bonus chapter from The Blood of Olympus, the fifth and final book in the Heroes of Olympus series! "Explosive". (Big Issue). "Action-packed". (Telegraph). Rick Riordan is an award-winning 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.