Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians

Book 3

The Titan’s Curse

When Percy Jackson gets an urgent distress call from his friend Grover, he immediately prepares for battle. He knows he will need his powerful demigod allies at his side, his trusty bronze sword Riptide, and… a ride from his mom.

The demigods rush to the rescue to find that Grover has made an important discovery: two powerful half-bloods whose parentage is unknown. But that’s not all that awaits them. The titan lord Kronos has devised his most treacherous plot yet, and the young heroes have just fallen prey.

They’re not the only ones in danger. An ancient monster has arisen — one rumored to be so powerful it could destroy Olympus — and Artemis, the only goddess who might know how to track it, is missing. Now Percy and his friends, along with the Hunters of Artemis, have only a week to find the kidnapped goddess and solve the mystery of the monster she was hunting. Along the way, they must face their most dangerous challenge yet: the chilling prophecy of the titan’s curse.

Disney Hyperion 1-4231-0145-6 Ages 10+
There is always a way out for those clever enough to find it.  - Rick Riordan

The Titan's Curse, Chapter One

Hear the first part of the third Percy Jackson book, as read by the author (MP3).

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  • #1 New York Times children's series bestseller
  • USA Today bestseller
  • BookSense Top Ten Summer Pick for 2007
  • Quill Award Nominee
  • #1 Publishers Weekly Bestseller
  • An Amazon Best Book of 2007