Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Percy’s half-god, half-mortal – and in a whole load of trouble! See him battle gods and monsters in his first storming mission. (Then read all the rest.) Dyslexic New Yorker Percy Jackson is used to bullies and angry teachers. But when he finds out he’s the son of scary Greek god Poseidon, he goes from playing basketball to battling monsters. Yikes! Now he’s being packed off to Half-Blood Hill, the Long Island camp where the offspring of Greek gods are trained. There’s just one teensy problem. Zeus, the ultra-scary boss god, thinks Percy has stolen his lightning bolt. Now things are going VERY WRONG INDEED. Can Percy find it before a war of the gods erupts?

  • First in this bestselling and hugely acclaimed series
  • Percy is a fantastic hero – a dyslexic modern demigod
  • Bursting with action, battles, monsters and humour
  • Funny, original and thrilling take on Greek myths

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    Rick Riordan

    Rick Riordan is blockbuster author of the best-selling Percy Jackson books, The Kane Chronicles and the Magnus Chase series.

    Awards

    Rick won the Askews and Red House Children’s Book Awards for Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief in 2006, and was named the US Children’s Choice Author of the Year in 2011.

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