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Percy Jackson and the Olympians

Continental divide is no barrier to true love

Although they were in the same class at a local primary school, Flora Ngai and Percy Leung's childhood memories of each other grew blurry over the years. Much later, living on different continents, their budding romance was ignited thanks to broadband internet.

Saturday, 6 August, 2011, 12:00am

The rise of ancient Egypt's gods

The Red Pyramid Rick Riordan Published by Puffin ISBN 9780141384948

24 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Mythology given makeover in author's experienced hands

The Red Pyramid By Rick Riordan Published by Puffin ISBN 978 0 141 38494 8

9 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

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cd: Now 76 is a great album that has almost all the Billboard top hits this summer.

dvd: Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief is based on a book of the same name by Rick Riordan. Percy Jackson fans will love this movie.

movie: Watch Step Up 3D and see why people dance. Street dancing is full of fun and excitement.

3 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

The Lightning Thief (DVD)

As the first of a possible five movie adaptations of the Percy Jackson & The Olympians novel series, The Lightning Thief does its job of putting things in context for viewers. In theory, the filmmakers hope people will leave the cinema longing for the sequels.

10 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

The Lightning Thief is lighting up the silver screen, reworking Greek myths for the new millennium. Now there's an RPG for the Nintendo DS based on the movie and book.

26 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Not another wizard story

As the first of a possible five adaptations of the Percy Jackson & The Olympians novel series, The Lightning Thief does its job of giving putting things in context for the audience. In theory, the filmmakers hope, people will leave the cinema longing for the sequels. Whether this will work remains to be seen.

21 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Tales of teen idols

Percy Jackson is the new teen superhero on the block. He is a Half-Blood, the son of a powerful Greek god.

In the 21st century, the gods of Ancient Greece have taken up residence in America - and one of them is Percy Jackson's dad.

26 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Jacksons - a rose-tinted special

THIS family wasn't beaten by poverty and we're not going to be beaten by fame either,'' declares the Michael Jackson character in World's trailer to its mini-series The Jacksons: An American Dream.

Incredible how unprophetic these words have proven as America's number one musical family has also emerged as one of its most dysfunctional.

27 Sep 1993 - 12:00am