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Title:
Hyperion and the great balls of fire
Author:
Holub, Joan.
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Edition:
1st Aladdin pbk. ed.
Publication Information:
New York : Aladdin Books, 2013.
Physical Description:
124 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Summary:
"Phew, it's hot! Under the titan Hyperion's rule, the sun is burning even brighter than normal and scorching everything in northern Greece--including the villagers! The Olympians are forced to play a sizzling "game" of Dodge the Sunbursts as Hyperion hurls giant fireballs that could fry them to pieces! Armed with some clues, Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades set out to figure out why in the world Hyperion has been making things so hot. They also need to rescue Hera, who is still missing. Battling the extreme heat--and some fantastical and scary creatures, courtesy of their old foe Cronus--the boys are off on another epic adventure ... and Zeus is one step closer to discovering his destiny."--Publisher's statement on Amazon.com.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
560 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.8 2.0 160309.
ISBN:
9781442452695

9781442458031
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

The action heats up for Zeus and his fellow Olympians in this blazing Heroes in Training tale.

Phew, it's hot! Under the titan Hyperion's rule, the sun is burning even brighter than normal and scorching everything in northern Greece--including the villagers! The Olympians are forced to play a sizzling "game" of Dodge the Sunbursts as Hyperion hurls giant fireballs that could fry them to pieces!

Armed with some clues, Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades set out to figure out why in the world Hyperion has been making things so hot. They also need to rescue Hera, who is still missing. Battling the extreme heat--and some fantastical and scary creatures, courtesy of their old foe Cronus--the boys are off on another epic adventure...and Zeus is one step closer to discovering his destiny.


Author Notes

Author Joan Holub graduated from college in Texas with a fine arts degree. She illustrated her first published children's book in 1992 and began illustrating full time, shortly thereafter. She sold her first two manuscripts in 1996 and has since become a full time author. She has written and/or illustrated over 130 children's books, including the Goddess Girls and Heroes in Training Series. Her title Mighty Dads, illustrated by James Dean, made the New York Times bestseller list in 2014.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Excerpts

Excerpts

Hyperion and the Great Balls of Fire Excerpted from Hyperion and the Great Balls of Fire by Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.