Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief
Written by Rick Riordan
Part of the Percy Jackson Series
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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.
This title tells the author story.
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
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.
It's Buffy meets Artemis Fowl. Thumbs up Sunday Times
About the Author
Interest Age: From 9
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