The Mark of Athena: Heroes of Olympus #3

Publisher details

Author
Rick Riordan
Publisher
Penguin
Genres
Children’s Fiction, Fantasy
Released
02 October, 2012

The Mark of Athena: Heroes of Olympus #3

Buy now

Retail partners

    Synopsis

    Annabeth felt as if someone had draped a cold washcloth across her neck. She heard that whispering laughter again, as if the presence had followed her from the ship.She looked up at the Argo II. Its massive bronze hull glittered in the sunlight. Part of her wanted to kidnap Percy right now, climb on board and get out of here while they still could.She couldn't shake the feeling that something was about to go terribly wrong. She couldn't risk losing Percy again. 'Terrifying dreams and enigmatic prophecies mean danger for seven teen demigods, but also good times for fans of The Heroes of Olympus series. Throughout the novel, the juxtaposition of humor and terror makes both aspects of the writing more vivid. The demigods use their wits and their weapons skillfully in a string of encounters, and their insecurities make the characters all the more appealing. With a true storyteller’s sense of pacing, Riordan creates another compelling adventure, right down to the cliff-hanger at the end. Stay tuned for volume four. Grades 5-8.'  Carolyn Phelan, Booklist
    Rick Riordan
    About the author

    Rick Riordan

    Rick Riordan is a teacher and a writer, and has won many awards for his mystery novels for adults. He says that the idea for Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief first came to him while he was teaching Greek mythology at middle school in San Francisco. But rumour has it that Camp Half Blood actually exists, and Rick spends his summers there recording the adventures of young demigods. Some believe that, to avoid a mass panic among the mortal population, he was forced to swear on the River Styx to present Percy Jackson's story as fiction. Rick lives in Texas (apart from his summers on Half Blood Hill) with his wife and two sons.

    Books by Rick Riordan

    Related articles

    Podcast: Johann Hari on Why We're Losing Our Ability to Focus

    Podcast

    17 January 2022

    Podcast: Johann Hari on Why We're Losing Our Ability to Focus

      Activity Pack: Terry Denton's Bumper Books of Stuff to Do

      News | Book Life

      13 January 2022

      Activity Pack: Terry Denton's Bumper Books of Stuff to Do

      Colouring-in Fun with Bluey: Hammerbarn

      News | Book Life

      13 January 2022

      Colouring-in Fun with Bluey: Hammerbarn

      Organising Your Books: How Do You Do It?

      News | Book Life

      12 January 2022

      Organising Your Books: How Do You Do It?

        Podcast: Miriam Margolyes on Her Extraordinary Life Story

        Podcast

        10 January 2022

        Podcast: Miriam Margolyes on Her Extraordinary Life Story

          Combined Genius: Author-Illustrator Teams and How They Work Together

          News | Book Life

          6 January 2022

          Combined Genius: Author-Illustrator Teams and How They Work Together

          Live Book Event: Fiona Palmer, Author of The Long Weekend

          News | Events & Festivals

          5 January 2022

          Live Book Event: Fiona Palmer, Author of The Long Weekend

            Incredible and Inspiring: 5 Books That Tell Amazing True Stories

            News | Book Life

            5 January 2022

            Incredible and Inspiring: 5 Books That Tell Amazing True Stories

              Podcast: Fleur McDonald on Writing Rural Fiction

              Podcast

              4 January 2022

              Podcast: Fleur McDonald on Writing Rural Fiction

                5 Books to Get Swept Up In This Summer

                News | Book Life

                3 January 2022

                5 Books to Get Swept Up In This Summer

                  COMMENTS

                  Leave a Reply

                  Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *