It’s been a year since eragon departed alagaësia in search of the perfect home to train a new generation of dragon riders. When a vision from the eldunarí, unexpected visitors, and an exciting urgal legend surface, eragon is faced with a much-needed distraction that may lead to a new perspective.
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You must prepare yourself for a difficult future: fighting monsters, adventuring across the globe, and dealing with temperamental greek and roman gods. You’ll join your favorite demigods from the percy jackson and the heroes of olympus series as they face dangerous foes and perilous tasks. What you learn from their experiences could very well save your life!
When the knight bus crashes through the darkness and screeches to a halt in front of him, it’s the start of another far from ordinary year at hogwarts for harry potter. Sirius black, escaped mass-murderer and follower of lord voldemort, is on the run – and they say he is coming after harry. In his first ever divination class, professor trelawney sees an omen of death in harry’s tea leaves … But perhaps most terrifying of all are the dementors patrolling the school grounds, with their soul-sucking kiss.
When dumbledore arrives at privet drive one summer night to collect harry potter, his wand hand is blackened and shrivelled, but he does not reveal why. Secrets and suspicion are spreading through the wizarding world, and hogwarts itself is not safe. Harry is convinced that malfoy bears the dark mark: there is a death eater amongst them.
Thor’s hammer is missing again. The thunder god has a disturbing habit of misplacing his weapon – the mightiest force in the nine worlds. But this time the hammer isn’t just lost, it has fallen into enemy hands.
The triwizard tournament is to be held at hogwarts. Only wizards who are over seventeen are allowed to enter – but that doesn’t stop harry dreaming that he will win the competition. Then at hallowe’en, when the goblet of fire makes its selection, harry is amazed to find his name is one of those that the magical cup picks out. He will face death-defying tasks, dragons, and dark wizards, but with the help of his best friends, ron and hermione, he might just make it through – alive!
The titan’s curse is an american fantasy-adventure novel based on greek mythology written by rick riordan. It was released on may 1, 2007, and is the third novel in the percy jackson & the olympians series and the sequel to the sea of monsters.
The third book in the latest series from international bestselling author, rick riordan he was a god once. Until he was cast out his father, zeus. Now, he’s an awkward teenager. Called lester. The only way out is a series of scary and dangerous trials, of course. For his third trial, apollo must journey through the labyrinth to free an oracle who only speaks in puzzles. Then, defeat the most vicious of three very vicious roman emperors. (all without the use of his godly powers.) It looks like he will need all the help he can get – from some new and old friends.
The second book in the latest series from international bestselling author, rick riordan he was once an immortal god, now he’s an awkward teenager. Things aren’t going well for apollo. There’s only one way he can earn back zeus’ favour, and that’s to seek and restore the ancient oracles – but that’s easier said than done. Apollo must head to the american midwest where, rumour has it; a haunted cave may hold answers. There are a few things standing in his way though. The cave could kill him, or drive him insane
The sea of monsters is an american fantasy-adventure novel based on greek mythology written by rick riordan and published in 2006. It is the second novel in the percy jackson & the olympians series and the sequel to the lightning thief
The lightning thief is a 2005 american-fantasy-adventure novel based on greek mythology, the first young adult novel written by rick riordan in the percy jackson & the olympians series. It won the adult library services association best books for young adults, among other awards.
The last olympian is a fantasy-adventure novel based on greek mythology by rick riordan, published on may 5, 2009. It is the fifth and final novel of the percy jackson & the olympians series and serves as the direct sequel to the battle of the labyrinth.
The former god apollo is having a pretty rough time of it. Well, for one thing, he’s been turned into a human and banished from olympus. And he’s called lester. But being an awkward mortal teenager is the least of his worries right now. Though he and some of his friends have emerged from the burning maze, rescued the oracle and lived to fight another day, they can’t escape the tragedy that has befallen them, or the terrible trials still to face.
The blood of olympus is the fifth book in the bestselling heroes of olympus series – set in the high-octane world of percy jackson. Though the greek and roman crew members of the argo ii have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, gaea. Her giants have risen – all of them – and they’re stronger than ever.
Sorrel fallowfield is so good at being good that teachers come to her when they need help remembering the school rules – and there are lots. Luckily, sorrel doesn’t have any trouble following them, until the day she discovers a faded packet of surprising seeds buried under a tree in her backyard.
Since his mother’s death six years ago, carter kane has been living out of a suitcase, traveling the globe with his father, the brilliant egyptologist dr. Julius kane. But while carter’s been homeschooled, his younger sister, sadie, has been living with their grandparents in london. Sadie has just what carter wants — school friends and a chance at a “normal” life. But carter has just what sadie longs for — time with their father. After six years of living apart, the siblings have almost nothing in common. Until now.
Seventeen-year-old alice and her mother have spent most of alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the uncanny bad luck biting at their heels. But when alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a cult-classic book of pitch-dark fairy tales, dies alone on her estate, the hazel wood, alice learns how bad her luck can really get: her mother is stolen away―by a figure who claims to come from the hinterland, the cruel supernatural world where her grandmother’s stories are set. Alice’s only lead is the message her mother left behind: “stay away from the hazel wood.”
Percy jackson, son of poseidon, god of the sea, has woken from a very deep sleep and come face to face with two snake-haired ladies who refuse to die but they’re the least of his problems. Because percy finds himself at a camp for half-bloods, which doesn’t ring any bells for him. There’s just one name he remembers from his past. Annabeth..
One day, he’s tracked down by an uncle he barely knows—a man his mother claimed was dangerous. Uncle randolph tells him an impossible secret: magnus is the son of a norse god. The viking myths are true. The gods of asgard are preparing for war. Trolls, giants and worse monsters are stirring for doomsday. To prevent ragnarok, magnus must search the nine worlds for a weapon that has been lost for thousands of years.
On a winter’s day in a british town, twelve-year old alex receives a package in the mail: an old tin robot from his grandfather. “this one is special,” says the enclosed note, and when strange events start occurring around him, alex suspects this small toy is more than special; it might be deadly.
Magnus chase, a once-homeless teen, is a resident of the hotel valhalla and one of odin’s chosen warriors. As the son of frey, the god of summer, fertility, and health, magnus isn’t naturally inclined to fighting. But he has strong and steadfast friends, including hearthstone the elf, blitzen the dwarf, and samirah the valkyrie, and together they have achieved brave deeds, such as defeating fenris wolf and battling giants for thor’s hammer, mjolnir. Now magnus faces his most dangerous trial yet. His cousin, annabeth, recruits her boyfriend, percy jackson, to give magnus some pointers, but will his training be enough?
It’s time to face the final trial . . . The battle for camp jupiter is over. New rome is safe. Tarquin and his army of the undead have been defeated. Somehow apollo has made it out alive, with a little bit of help from the hunters of artemis. But though the battle may have been won, the war is far from over. Now apollo and meg must get ready for the final – and, lets face it, probably fatal – adventure
If you like poisonings, betrayals, mutilations, murders and flesh-eating farmyard animals, keep reading . . . In this gripping follow-up to percy jackson and the greek gods, demigod percy jackson tells the stories of twelve of the original greek heroes in all their gory, bloodthirsty glory. Want to know who cut off medusa’s head? Which hero was raised by a she-bear? Who tamed pegasus, the winged horse? Percy has all the answers . . .
He’s b-a-a-ack! Despite their best efforts, carter and sade kane can’t seem to keep apophis, the chaos snake, down. Now apophis is threatening to plunge the world into eternal darkness, and the kanes are faced with the impossible task of having to destroy him once and for all.
Harry potter’s summer has included the worst birthday ever, doomy warnings from a house-elf called dobby, and rescue from the dursleys by his friend ron weasley in a magical flying car! Back at hogwarts school of witchcraft and wizardry for his second year, harry hears strange whispers echo through empty corridors – and then the attacks start. Students are found as though turned to stone … Dobby’s sinister predictions seem to be coming true.
Francess parents were not prepared for her birth: they had a blanket and an easel and some paint, but not anything useful, like a car or a phone. So it’s no wonder frankie has always had a temper. She was born on a beach, in a storm.what frances was not prepared for was dying in a freak natural disaster that wiped out her whole town.
Escape to hogwarts with the unmissable series that has sparked a lifelong reading journey for children and families all over the world. The magic starts here. Harry potter has never even heard of hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, privet drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle
Dark times have come to hogwarts. After the dementors’ attack on his cousin dudley, harry potter knows that voldemort will stop at nothing to find him. There are many who deny the dark lord’s return, but harry is not alone: a secret order gathers at grimmauld place to fight against the dark forces.
At the conclusion of the mark of athena, annabeth and percy tumble into a pit leading straight to the underworld. The other five demigods have to put aside their grief and follow percy’s instructions to find the mortal side of the doors of death. If they can fight their way through the gaea’s forces, and percy and annabeth can survive the house of hades, then the seven will be able to seal the doors from both sides and prevent the giants from raising gaea. But, leo wonders, if the doors are sealed, how will percy and annabeth be able to escape?
Annabeth is terrified. Just when she’s about to be reunited with percy – after six months of being apart, thanks to hera – it looks like camp jupiter is preparing for war. As annabeth and her friends jason, piper, and leo fly in on the argo ii, she can’t blame the roman demigods for thinking the ship is a greek weapon
After saving olympus from the evil titan lord, kronos, percy and friends have rebuilt their beloved camp half-blood, where the next generation of demigods must now prepare for a chilling prophecy of their own:
After angering his father, zeus, the god apollo is cast down from olympus. Weak and disoriented, he lands in new york city as a regular teenage boy. Now, without his godly powers, the 4,000-year-old deity must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain zeus’ favor.
A beautiful boxed set containing all seven harry potter novels in paperback. These new editions of the classic and internationally bestselling, multi-award-winning series feature instantly pick-up-able new jackets by jonny duddle, with huge child appeal, to bring harry potter to the next generation of readers.