Parents' Guide to

Percy Jackson's Greek Gods

By Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Huge gift book of Percy-narrated Greek myths is tons of fun.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 10+

Amazing book

I love this book, one of my fave books. Highly recomrnd this and the Percy Jackson series.

This title has:

Educational value
age 15+

TW: Not For Young Children

Trigger warning for book: mentions of SA For the most part this book does a good job of staying away from specific details about Greek myths, which almost always included sexual violence against women. I definitely think Riordan could have left even more out, especially in Ares’ chapter where it mentions a son of Poseidon trying to [email protected](# a daughter of Ares. This subject is handled in a subpar way throughout the book and makes it in appropriate for children or anyone who could be triggered by this topic. I was completely shocked to find the word “[email protected](#” in a book meant for children.

This title has:

Too much sex

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (8):
Kids say (36):

PERCY JACKSON'S GREEK GODS is thorough, easy to read, and high on entertainment value. Readers get to enjoy Percy's sardonic and somewhat goofy voice, and, as with all Percy books, the humor in the chapter titles alone draws you in. "Hermes Goes to Juvie" and "Ares, the Manly Man's Manly Man" are two greats.

The illustrations by John Rocco also are fabulous, especially the full-page ones in the gift-book size. This is not a book you get on iTunes or in paperback; spring for the hardcover.

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