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The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson & the Olympians #1) (Paperback)

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When I was 11, I'd've said these were the Greatest Books Ever. As a post-6th-grader, however, I can more modestly attest that Percy's adventures swept me away. Riordan's accomplished world-building & plotting make this a great adventure story, with enough humor & tension to keep readers of all ages rapt. Percy's own discovery of the world of Greek mythology provides an excellent introduction to the newcomer, and the story's layers of reference to Homer, Bullfinch, and beyond will provide satisfying touchstones to readers' further explorations of the myths themselves.

— From Emma's Picks


Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One: Lightning Thief, The

About the Author

Rick Riordan is the author of the first five books in the New York Times best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series The Lightning Thief; The Sea of Monsters; The Titan's Curse; The Battle of the Labyrinth; and The Last Olympian. His previous novels for adults include the hugely popular Tres Navarre series, winner of the top three awards in the mystery genre. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife and two sons.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780786838653
ISBN-10: 0786838655
Publisher: Hyperion Kids
Publication Date: March 1st, 2006
Pages: 377
Language: English
Series: Percy Jackson & the Olympians