240 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.8 in
April 29, 2014
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1442488204
ISBN - 13: 9781442488205
Read from the Book
Athena the Proud 1 An Invitation Wednesday Morning PING! PING! ATHENA SLID INTO her seat in her Beast-ology class at Mount Olympus Academy just as the lyrebell for second period rang. She pushed her long wavy brown hair back as she pulled her textscroll for the class from her bag. Right away her dragon-headed teacher, Professor Ladon, held up a rolled sheet of papyrus. “An interesssting letterssscroll hasss arrived, which I will now read aloud sssince it concernsss sssome of you,” he announced to the class. Licks of flame flew from his lips as he spoke, setting the edge of the letterscroll on fire. “Godnesss!” he exclaimed. The teacher’s eyes bugged, and he began shaking the letterscroll with one clawed green hand in an attempt to put out the flames. Poseidon, a handsome godboy with pale turquoise skin and eyes, jumped from his seat in the front row. “Don’t worry, Professor Ladon. I’m on it!” he called. He grasped the long handle of the trident he always carried and extended its drippy three-pronged end toward the letterscroll. As drops of water sprayed from the trident’s prongs onto the papyrus, the flames quickly fizzled out. “Thanksss,” hissed Professor Ladon. He smiled, baring huge, sharp dragon teeth. Athena’s blue-gray eyes widened, and she drew back a little. The sight of those teeth never failed to startle her. But Poseidon grinned back at the teacher, unfazed. “No problemo.” As godboy of the sea, he was all about water. He loved tinkering with the fountains here at
From the Publisher
Athena wants to upgrade a labyrinth for King Minos, but her approach causes problems in this Goddess Girls adventure.
Athena’s arrogance gets the best of her when her attempts to improve King Minos’s labyrinth have unexpected—and disastrous—results!
About the Author
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.