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Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (Book 1)

ISBN 
9780141346809
Format 
Paperback
Recommended Price 
R160.00
Published 
July 2013
About the book: 
The first bestselling book in Rick Riordan's phenomenally successful Percy Jackson series. Now with a thrilling new cover look.
 
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.
 
Can Percy find the lightning bolt before a fully-fledged war of the Gods erupts?
 
RICK RIORDAN IS THE MYTHMASTER
 
The Greek Gods are alive and kicking - go to www.rickriordanmythmaster.co.uk and see for yourself!
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About the Author

Rick Riordan is a teacher and a writer, and has won many awards for his mystery novels for adults. He says that the idea for Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief first came to him while he was teaching Greek mythology at middle school in San Francisco. But rumour has it that Camp Half Blood actually exists, and Rick spends his summers there recording the adventures of young demigods. Some believe that, to avoid a mass panic among the mortal population, he was forced to swear on the River Styx to present Percy Jackson's story as fiction. Rick lives in Texas (apart from his summers on Half Blood Hill) with his wife and two sons.

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