The Lightning Thief
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The Lightning Thief

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Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One: Lightning Thief, Theshow more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 377 pages
  • 129.54 x 190.5 x 25.4mm | 204.12g
  • Hyperion
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0786838655
  • 9780786838653
  • 25,410

About Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan is the author of the first five books in the New York Times best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series The Lightning Thief; The Sea of Monsters; The Titan's Curse; The Battle of the Labyrinth; and The Last Olympian. His previous novels for adults include the hugely popular Tres Navarre series, winner of the top three awards in the mystery genre. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife and two sons.show more

Rating details

1,347,147 ratings
4.22 out of 5 stars
5 49% (655,197)
4 31% (416,546)
3 16% (211,398)
2 3% (46,517)
1 1% (17,489)

Our customer reviews

OMG, I loved this story. In the beginning I really needed to put the movie out of my head and I tried to see it a different way. I really like the writing style of Rick Riordan. The story has a lot of plot twists and it gives me a Harry Potter-like feeling (which I love). It's a very fast-paced story and within a 100 pages or so you're entirely inside the story. I liked the main character, Percy(who sometimes reminds me of Harry). He seems to be a very normal kid and is easy to relate to. This book was an amazing read and I really enjoyed the mythological aspects, which make me want to read about myths again. So I just loved this story, everything about it. I give it 5 out of 5 stars!!show more
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