Title: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Demigod Files
Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Hyperion Books 2009
Genre: Young Adult Fantasy
Rating: 5 / 5 stars
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Since the boys and I finished the Percy Jackson series, we've been reading other books until I could get a hold of The Lost Hero. Well I got a copy, but I didn't want to dive into the story right away. So, I found this little volume at the library to tide us over. (We've actually started a stand alone adventure book, Rex Riders, since reading The Demigod Files.The Lost Hero is pushed back a bit.)
It contains three original Percy Jackson stories set before the fifth book. We especially loved "Percy Jackson and the Sword of Hades." A great story featuring Percy, Thalia, and Nico working together to retrieve Hades' new sword. All set in the Underworld, we encounter Persephone, Sisyphus, Melinoe, Ethan Nakamura, and the Titan Iapetus. Of course life threatening actions occur and plenty of little sarcastic asides from Percy. A great little story to for the series.
The volume also included interviews with the Stoll Brothers, Clarisse, Percy, Annabeth, and Grover. Fun little extra information for fans of the series. Also, a word search, a crossword puzzle, map of Camp Half-Blood, contents of Annabeth's trunk, and chart of the major gods and goddesses.
Overall, fun little book!