Author(s): Rick Riordan
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief is the first bestselling book in Rick Riordan's phenomenally successful Percy Jackson series.
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 has now sold an incredible 55 million copies of his books worldwide
'It's Buffy meets Artemis Fowl. Thumbs up' Sunday Times
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
Percy Jackson: The Demigod Files
The Heroes of Olympus series:
The Lost Hero
The Son Of Neptune
The Mark of Athena
The Heroes of Olympus: The Demigod Files
The Kane Chronicles series:
The Red Pyramid
The Throne of Fire
The Serpent's Shadow
The Magnus Chase series:
Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer
Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor
Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead
The Trials of Apollo series:
The Dark Prophecy
The Hidden Oracle
The Burning Maze
It's Buffy meets Artemis Fowl. Thumbs up Sunday Times
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.