Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (Book 1)
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Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (Book 1)

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Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief is the first bestselling book in Rick Riordan's phenomenally successful Percy Jackson series - now with a new cover look.Half boy. Half God. ALL Hero.Look, I didn't want to be a half-blood. I never asked to be the son of a Greek God.I was just a normal kid, going to school, playing basketball, skateboarding. The usual. Until I accidentally vaporized my maths teacher. Now I spend my time battling monsters and generally trying to stay alive. This is the one where Zeus, God of the Sky, thinks I've stolen his lightning bolt - and making Zeus angry is a very bad idea. Rick Riordan has now sold an incredible 55 million copies of his books worldwide RICK RIORDAN IS THE MYTHMASTERThe Greek Gods are alive and kicking - go to www.rickriordanmythmaster.co.uk and see for yourself'It's Buffy meets Artemis Fowl. Thumbs up' Sunday TimesAbout the author:Rick Riordan is an award-winning mystery writer. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife and two sons. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, Rick's first novel featuring the heroic young demigod, was the overall winner of the Red House Children's Book Award in 2006.Books by Rick Riordan:The Percy Jackson series:Percy Jackson and the Lightning ThiefPercy Jackson and the Sea of MonstersPercy Jackson and the Titan's CursePercy Jackson and the Battle of the LabyrinthPercy Jackson and the Last OlympianPercy Jackson: The Demigod FilesThe Heroes of Olympus series:The Lost HeroThe Son Of NeptuneThe Mark of AthenaThe Heroes of Olympus: The Demigod FilesThe Kane Chronicles series:The Red PyramidThe Throne of FireThe Serpent's Shadowshow more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 28mm | 280g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PUFFIN
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141346809
  • 9780141346809
  • 1,190

About Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan, dubbed 'storyteller of the gods' by Publishers Weekly, is the author of five New York Times number-one bestselling book series with millions of copies sold throughout the world: Percy Jackson, the Heroes of Olympus and the Trials of Apollo, based on Greek and Roman mythology; the Kane Chronicles, based on Egyptian mythology; and Magnus Chase, based on Norse mythology. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, Rick's first novel featuring the heroic young demigod, won the Red House Children's Book Award and is now a blockbuster film franchise starring Logan Lerman. To learn more about Rick and his books, you can visit him at www.rickriordan.co.uk or follow him on Twitter @camphalfblood.show more

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It's Buffy meets Artemis Fowl. Thumbs up * Sunday Times *show more

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It's Buffy meets Artemis Fowl. Thumbs up Sunday Timesshow more

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