After a summer spent trying to prevent a catastrophic war among the Greek gods, Percy Jackson finds his seventh-grade school year unnervingly quiet. His biggest problem is dealing with his new friend, Tyson, a six-foot-three, mentally challenged homeless kid who follows Percy everywhere, making it hard for Percy to have any "normal" friends.
"great family fare"
Percy Jackson has had a quiet year. Not a single monster has set foot in his New York school. But when a game of dodgeball turns into a death match against an ugly gang of cannibal giants, things get . . . well, ugly. And then Percy's friend Annabeth brings more bad news: the magical borders that protect Camp Half-Blood have been poisoned, and the only safe haven for young demigods is under threat.
"better than I expected"
When a hurricane hits her island home and she wakes up with fins, Yara finds herself tangled up in an underwater world of mysterious merfolk and secretive selkies. Both sides believe Yara can save them by fulfilling a broken promise and opening the sealed gateway to their realm, but they are battling over how it should be done. The selkies want to take her life. The merfolk want something far more precious.
From the publisher of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies comes a new tale of romance, heartbreak, and tentacled mayhem. Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters expands the original text of the beloved Jane Austen novel with all-new scenes of giant lobsters, rampaging octopi, two-headed sea serpents, and other biological monstrosities.
"I wish they'd turn this into a movie!"
The oceans of the world have always had an air of mystery. About 71% of the Earth's surface is covered by water, and until the 20th century no one had plumbed its depths. Even today the bigger seas and oceans remain a largely unexplored frontier, with new species being discovered every year. Thus it comes as no surprise that countless legends have arisen of strange creatures lurking in the depths.
When a sea monster arrives at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Beasts, Ulf the werewolf must risk his life to save it. But the evil Baron Marackai is back - and beasts are on the menu! Can Ulf stop the cruel Beast Feast before he ends up as a tasty dessert himself? The future of the RSPCB depends on it....
"More trouble for the RSPCB!"
Children's adventure fiction. A tale of pirates, sea monsters, buried treasure, sea battles, cannibals and headhunters set in the age of sail.
"Escape to childhood"
Throughout the world legends of creatures have been handed down from antiquity. Tales of strange beasts walking the land, stalking the lakes and seas, as well as flying high overhead. Creatures so wondrous and terrifying they are often called monsters! Legends of fantastic creatures abound in the literature of many cultures. Devil dogs, werewolves, various primates, and stories of man-beasts have been passed down in oral traditions and written in classic tales from around the world.
Sophie continues her trades with the monsters in the woods, only this time she has more at stake than just staying alive. Her husband has returned from the war, and he's dying of battle sickness. But the old Gypsy won't tend to his wounds unless Sophie sticks to her commitment to trade with another monster in the woods, and bring back the magical monster-stones, that only Sophie and a monster can make. Sophie must complete the task before sunrise.
The bizarre sea creature she bought from a weird little store is going to take Trish, the guy she grew up with and her friend Rebecca down a forbidden path of taboo temptation. Which of the three is going to get filled with fertile alien seed?
Ellen gets a big shock when her double appears out of the bathroom mirror. But Mirror-Belle is a double with a difference! She is a princess, and a very mischievous one at that. Join magically mischievous Mirror-Belle as she comes popping out of Ellen's mirror to sweep her into a variety of hilarious escapades - from Mirror-Belle muscling in on Ellen's seaside holiday to the return of Prince Precious Paws. You can always guarantee that wherever Mirror-Belle goes, trouble will follow.
"Why There Are Sea Monsters Lurking in Early World Maps" is from the April 11, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.
Phasie has just made up with Astra when new problems arise. He is afraid to embarrass himself in front of her due to his inability to swim, and the evil Faw is once again pursing them. To cope with these troubles, Phasie will have to experience new wonders and adventures. Ten original and educational fairy tales for teaching children and their parents to control their dreams and use their skills to accomplish a variety of goals in everyday life.
Cut-throat Jake and his ugly crew are busy celebrating on Cactus Island, surrounded by their stolen treasure. So they are caught off guard when Captain Pugwash and his men arrive disguised as a sea monster. But more surprises are to follow for all the pirates when the real sea monster turns up to investigate, and Pugwash's crew are stranded by high tide.
The deep sea - dark, cold, and under high pressures - is often thought of as relatively lifeless. But, there are species that are fully adapted to it. This audiobook escribes adaptations that occur in the deep-sea environment, including general characteristics and examples.
In this fascinating second volume of Real Monsters, explore tales of strange beasts walking the land, stalking the lakes and seas, as well as flying high overhead. Encounter lake monsters, vampire devil dogs, demons, werewolves, man-beasts, rabid vampire people, and more. Creatures straight out of Jurassic Park and so terrifying they could be the result of some experiment gone awry, or are they monsters that have evolved within waterways and forests? These ominous creatures haunt our nightmares.
Mary Pope Osborne retells thrilling stories from Homer's Odyssey, one of the greatest epics of all time.
Emily Windsnap is thrilled to arrive at her new home, a secret island near the Bermuda Triangle where humans and merfolk live together, and where being a girl who grows a tail as soon as she enters the water isn't a problem. Being Emily, she can't resist exploring forbidden places, and as a result, she inadvertently wakes the kraken, the legendary deep sea monster who has been asleep for two hundred years.
This third edition to the Prince Roger Series takes the Bronze Barbarians across the Eastern Ocean of Marduk, facing giant sea monsters, pirates, and the barbarian nations that dwell on the other side. Their destination is a spaceport held by humans of questionable loyalties. As Roger comes nearer to making his way home, he learns that his attempted assassination was part of a larger plot. Not all is as it seems on Earth or on Marduk.
"FINALLY, The Whole Series"