Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

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Penguin Books Limited, May 1, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 384 pages
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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.

The Greek Gods are alive and kicking - go to and see for yourself

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

Books by Rick Riordan:
The Percy Jackson series:
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief
Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters
Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse
Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth
Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian
Percy Jackson: The Demigod Files

The Heroes of Olympus series:
The Lost Hero
The Son Of Neptune
The Mark of Athena
The House of Hades
The Heroes of Olympus: The Demigod Files

The Kane Chronicles series:
The Red Pyramid
The Throne of Fire
The Serpent's Shadow

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User Review  - Suesp - Tesco

Bought this book for my 9 year old son to try an encourage him in his reading and it has certainly worked. He can't book down and is already asking me to purchase the complete series. Read full review

Great book and price

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cheapest i've found online and my 10 year old son loves these books! fast delivery too Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Rick Riordan is an award-winning mystery writer. 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 and is now a blockbuster film franchise, starring Logan Lerman. Rick lives in Boston with his wife and two sons.

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