Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters is the second book in the series of Percy Jackson and the Olympians. The first book in the series is titled The Lightning Thief. The series has been penned by writer Rick Riordan, an American author who graduated from Texas University. He is also known for his series Tres Navarre.
Percy Jackson, the character penned by Rick, is a demi-god. He is half-human and half-animal and is inspired from Greek mythology. In Percy Jackson and The Sea of Monsters, the protagonist, along with his friends, rescues Grover from Cyclops Polyphemus. Percy also goes in the quest of the Golden Fleece in order to cure the poisoned tree of Thalia. He must do so in order to save the summer camp from an attack by Titan.
When the tree of Thalia is cured, Thalia Grace, daughter of Zeus, is also revived. Thalia had prevented her soul from joining the underworld by giving her own life up. In turn, her father had turned her into a tree, and was then known as the tree of Thalia.
The book gets its title of Sea of Monsters as the characters in the book heads towards the sea of monsters in order to meet their objectives. The book has the signature storytelling style of Rick, complete with witty humour.
The Percy Jackson series has been adapted to a film series. Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters film has been directed by Thor Freudenthal. The character of Percy Jackson has been played by Logan Lerman. The film series has been well received by the general populace, and so has the book. This book has been published by Penguin UK and is available for online shopping. The paperback edition of the book is listed with ISBN-10 0141346132 and ISBN-13 number of 978-0141346137.