The Lightning Thief (Illustrated Edition)
The Lightning Thief (Illustrated Edition)

The Lightning Thief (Illustrated Edition)

Written by Rick Riordan & illustrated by John Rocco
In-universe Percy Jackson and the Olympians
8 - 12
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Aug 14, 2018
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Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school . . . again.And that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy’s Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse, he’s angered a few of them. Zeus’s master lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect. Now Percy and his friends have just ten days to find and return Zeus’s stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus. But to succeed on his quest, Percy will have to do more than catch the true thief: he must come to terms with the father who abandoned him; solve the riddle of the Oracle, which warns him of betrayal by a friend; and unravel a treachery more powerful than the gods themselves. This deluxe gift edition of the internationally best-selling first book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, lavishly illustrated by series artist John Rocco, is a must-have for Riordan fans.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    August 14, 2018
    Page Count
    Middle Grade
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Lexile® Level
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