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.
That's when things started really going wrong. Now I spend my time fighting with swords, battling monsters with my friends 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...
About 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 demi-god, was the overall winner of the Red House Children's Book Award in 2006.
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Comments about Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief:
Have purchased this book for two granddaughters. They both love the author's books.
Series: Percy Jackson
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
For Grades: 3 - 6
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 7th January 2010
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 13.1 x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Media tie-in