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Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 4:

The Battle of the Labyrinth

Miramax/Hyperion Books for Children

ISBN: 142310146-4 (978-142310146-8)

(Ages 10 and up)

Publication date: May 6, 2008

Percy Jackson isn’t expecting freshman orientation to be any fun, but when a mysterious mortal acquaintance appears, pursued by demon cheerleaders, things quickly go from bad to worse.

Time is running out for Percy. War between the gods and the Titans is drawing near. Even Camp Half-Blood isn’t safe, as Kronos’s army prepares to invade its once impenetrable borders. To stop them, Percy and his friends must set out on a quest through the Labyrinth — a sprawling underground world with surprises and danger at every turn.

Along the way Percy will confront powerful enemies, find out the truth about the lost god Pan, and face the Titan lord Kronos’s most terrible secret. The final war begins . . . with the Battle of the Labyrinth.

Watch a video of Rick Riordan reading the first part of chapter one! YouTube blocked at school? Click here for the same video on TeacherTube.

Another cool trailer video for Battle of the Labyrinth, courtesy of Hyperion Books for Children.

“The wit, rousing swordplay and breakneck pace will once again keep kids hooked.”
– Publishers Weekly, starred review

“The fourth and penultimate volume of Percy Jackson and the Olympians is the best one yet.”
– Kirkus, starred review

The artist John Rocco has made this cover art available for purchase on-line. Check it out here.