Poseidon and the Sea of Fury

Poseidon and the Sea of Fury


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442457980
Publisher: Aladdin
Publication date: 12/04/2012
Series: Heroes in Training Series , #2
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 550L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Joan Holub is the author of more than 130 books for young readers, including the Goddess Girls series, the Heroes in Training series, Zero the Hero, Vincent van Gogh Sunflowers and Swirly Stars, and Shampoodle. She lives in North Carolina. Visit her at JoanHolub.com.

Suzanne Williams is the author of thirty-five books for young readers, including the Goddess Girls series, the Heroes in Training series, Library Lil, Ten Naughty Little Monkeys, and the Fairy Blossoms and Princess Power series. She lives near Seattle in Washington State. Visit her at Suzanne-Williams.com.

Craig Phillips is a freelance illustrator working from his studio in the sunny south coast of NSW, Australia. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone, SPIN, Boston Magazine, and on numerous book jackets.

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Under Attack!

A SPEAR WHIZZED BY TEN-YEAR-OLD Zeus’s ear. He ducked his head but didn’t stop running. Neither did his two companions, Hera and Poseidon. They were right behind him.

“Halt in your tracks or you’re dead meat, Snackboy!” a cruel voice boomed.

He’d know that voice anywhere. It was Lion Tattoo. That was what Zeus had nicknamed him, anyway. He was the leader of the three half-giants who were after Zeus. They were soldiers in King Cronus’s army and stood as tall as trees.

Just three days before, they’d snatched Zeus from his cave in Crete and brought him here to Greece. He’d already escaped them—twice. But he might not be so lucky a third time.

“When we catch you, we will eat you!” hollered a second voice. Blackbeard’s. Another of the half-giants.

Then the third one—Zeus had dubbed him Double Chin—added his two cents. “Yeah! And we’ll chomp your friends for dessert! Ha-ha-ha!” He followed this up with a loud burp.

A shiver ran down Zeus’s spine. They were probably bluffing, though. Their orders were more likely to take him, Hera, and Poseidon back to King Cronus. So that the king could swallow them whole!

They approached a ditch. Zeus jumped in and hunkered down, waiting for Hera and Poseidon to catch up. Within seconds Hera dropped in to crouch beside him.

“We’ll never reach the sea at this rate. Somebody else is going to find that trident thingie before we do. Do something, Thunderboy!” she hissed.

Zeus liked the nickname she’d given him. But she sure did know how to make it sound like an insult sometimes.

“Don’t be so impatient. We’ll get there,” he told her. “We’re on a quest, remember? You can’t expect it to be fast or easy.”

An oracle named Pythia had sent them on this quest to search for a magical trident. Which was going to be a challenge, since none of them knew what a trident was. But they did know their destination—the sea.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you want cool ancient greek mixed with present time, you people would love Percy Jackson ( I am 13 and I love it)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hi Dizzy and Caine! I love greek mythology and i was wondering if y'all did too (question)! But isnt Poseudon supposed ti be the god of the sea,,,,,, Oh well,,,,, The book looks really good Please respond! ( btw my name is Reyna)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hi im 11 and i read all of the percy jackson books PLEASE READ THIS AWESOME BOOK ITS A MUST READ
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hey im Taylor daughter of Athena goddess of wisdom please be my friend?!;( You and me can meet the daughter of Zues nikki the son of hades brandon and my favorite (dont tell him)son of posidon ty.just go to the book greek gods and heros ok:)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Zeus Hera Aphrodite Athena Posidon Hephutuos Artemis Apollo Demeter Persephone? Eros? Are The 12 olympians and great book!!!!btw my names is athena!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Dont pass it for a different book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Heyy im Crystal daughter of Aphrodite anyone wanna chat??
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Read Percy Jackson ITS THE BEST EVER!(P.S. im ten and i read all of Rick Riodrans books)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Under me is right percy jackson series is GREAT and the heroes of olympus series series also ( also about percy just new quests and charetors ) ( SO EXITING ) P.S. I did not read the poisiden and zeus and heras adventure book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hi im 11 and my name is dizzy (just my nickname)and i think this book will be interesting.