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The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
  

The Lost Hero

Part of the Heroes of Olympus Series
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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 hero - are flying around camp.

The Lost Hero is the first book in the bestselling Heroes of Olympus series, set in the action-packed world of Percy Jackson.

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The Lost Hero

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The Mark of Athena

The House of Hades

The Blood of Olympus

Reader Reviews

In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Lovereading Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title.

  • Edel Waugh - 'This is the beginning of an adrenaline packed adventure combining modern day heros with Greek mythology , monsters and demigods...!!!!!!!! I can't wait to find out what happens next!' Read full review >
  • Stacie Ball - 'Packed full of adventure, friendship and mixture of Roman and Greek mythology, this story will leave you hungry for more and entertained for hours.' Read full review >
  • Celeste Phelan - 'A Thrilling mythical adventure. Which keeps you hooked throughout and on the edge of your seat. The story is about bravery and trusting your friends.' Read full review >
  • Poppy - 'I really enjoyed Heroes Of Olympus: The Lost Hero It was very gripping and I found it vey hard to put it down, it had a great storyline and characters.' Read full review >
  • Ines Davies - 'I was drawn in from the very first page, from there it just got better and better!' Read full review >

Synopsis

The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

This is 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 hero - are flying around camp. It seems Jason, Piper and Leo are the chosen ones to embark on a terrifying new quest, which they must complete by the winter solstice in just four days time. Can the trio succeed on this deadly mission - and what must they sacrifice in order to survive?

Reviews

'Riordan's storytelling is as polished as ever, brimming with wit, action, and heart Publishers Weekly Storytelling that will get readers hooked' -- Phillip Ardargh The Guardian


About the Author

Rick Riordan is an award-winning mystery writer. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, 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.

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Book Info

Publication date

6th October 2011

Author

Rick Riordan

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Publisher

Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
576 pages

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
Action Adventure / Spy
Books for the Boys
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Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9780141325491

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