Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse (book)

Plot Summary:

It's the last Friday before the winter holidays but Percy Jackson isn't at school: he's battling the fearsome Manticore (half human, half lion), which in itself isn't ideal ...but with Annabeth missing and the goddess of the hunt held captive, things get a whole lot more serious ...This is Greek mythology relocated to modern-day America. This book presents action-packed, funny, accessible writing for both boys and girls aged 10+. It is perfect for fans of "Harry Potter and Artemis Fowl". [1]