Heroes of Olympus: The Lost Hero

Written by Rick Riordan

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An incredible, brand new series from the bestselling creator of Percy Jackson.  Whether you’ve devoured the Percy Jackson books or loved the hugely successful film in 2010 you’ll love this amazing new series about a new generation of demigods and their training at Camp Half Blood.  Old enemies awaken as Camp Half Blood’s new arrivals prepare for war.  But rumours of a terrible curse – and a missing hero – are flying around Camp and new recruits Jason, Piper and Leo are the chosen ones to embark on a terrifying new quest, which they must complete in just four days. Can the trio succeed on this deadly mission – and what must they sacrifice in order to survive?

Rick Riordan recently took part in a live webcast, which you can see on the Rick Riordan Virtually Live website - click here to visit.

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

The Heroes of Olympus -

The Lost Hero

The Son of Neptune

The Mark of Athena

The House of Hades

The Blood of Olympus

 

Heroes of Olympus: The Lost Hero Synopsis

This is a thrilling new series featuring three brand-new demigod heroes, from the best-selling creator of Percy Jackson.

Author Rick Riordan is also the creator of the Kane Chronicles series, which he explains in this video:

Heroes of Olympus: The Lost Hero Reader Reviews

In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some readers from our adult and teen reader review panels were also lucky enough to read and review this the first title in this exciting series.  You can read their reviews below.

  • 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, age 13 - '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, age 15 - '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, age 13 - 'I was drawn in from the very first page, from there it just got better and better!' Read full review >

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ISBN: 9780141384924
Publication date: 12/10/2010
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141384924
Publication date: 12th October 2010
Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 9+ readers
Other Categories: Reviewed by Children

About Rick Riordan

A World Book Day Author 2019 Rick Riordan is an award-winning mystery 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. Rick Riordan is also the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series for children and the multi-award-winning Tres Navarre mystery series for adults.For fifteen years, Rick taught English and history at public and ...

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