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Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (Book 1)

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (Book 1)

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 ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780141346809
Barcode 9780141346809
Published 21 August 2013 by Penguin
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Riordan, Rick
Series Percy Jackson (part: 1)
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ISBN-13 9780141346809
ISBN-10 0141346809
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 21 August 2013
International Publication Date 4 July 2013
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Riordan, Rick
Series Percy Jackson (part: 1)
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 24mm
Weight 277g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code PEARS

Description of this Book

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 is the Mythmaster. The Greek Gods are alive and kicking - go to the website and see for yourself. It's Buffy meets Artemis Fowl. Thumbs up' . ( Sunday Times ). 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 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 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 , and, Percy Jackson: The Demigod Files . The Heroes of Olympus series: The Lost Hero , The Son Of Neptune , The Mark of Athena , and The Heroes of Olympus: The Demigod Files . The Kane Chronicles series: The Red Pyramid , The Throne of Fire , and, The Serpent's Shadow .

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review It's Buffy meets Artemis Fowl. Thumbs up Sunday Times
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

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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