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Percy Jackson & the Olympians

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Percy Jackson & the Olympians
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Author Rick Riordan
Genre Fantasy, Young-adult fiction, Thriller, Mystery, Comedy-drama
Release Date 2005-2009
Publisher Disney Hyperion (formerly Miramax Books)
Website Official US Website
Official UK Website
Movie Adaptations Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
Related Wikis Camp Half-Blood Wiki

Percy Jackson & the Olympians (also known as Percy Jackson and the Olympians or simply Percy Jackson) is the first series written by Rick Riordan, and the predecessor of The Heroes of Olympus series. The series focuses on Greek mythology.

Every book follows Percy Jackson's adventures in his point of view. Each book is loosely based on a different Greek hero's adventures. The first is based on Perseus' heroics. The second is based on Odysseus' story, The Odyssey. The third, on Hercules', the fourth, on Theseus', and the last, on Achilles'.

The series follows the completion of a Great Prophecy. The second Great Prophecy, later called the Prophecy of Seven is revealed in The Last Olympian. The Heroes of Olympus is the sequel series. [1]


Main SeriesEdit

  • The Lightning Thief - June 28, 2005
  • The Sea of Monsters - May 3, 2006
  • The Titan's Curse - April 1, 2007
  • The Battle of the Labyrinth - May 6, 2008
  • The Last Olympian - May 5, 2009

Companion BooksEdit

  • Demigods and Monsters - February 10, 2009
  • The Demigod Files - February 10, 2009
  • The Ultimate Guide - January 19, 2010



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