The Fire Thief is by Terry Deary The first book in a new series by the author. This is the story of Prometheus, who after being released by Hercules, must find a human hero or be destroyed by Zeus. He is given wings with which he flies a million years into the future - 1858 to be specific - where he meets up with a young thief named Jim. Together they find themselves involved in a dangerous adventure. A fascinating blend of mythology and adventure. Lovers of the Percy Jackson series might enjoy this one as well.
Ratings: 6th grade - 8 out of 10.