The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson, Book 1 : Percy Jackson and the Olympians

  • by Rick Riordan
  • Narrated by Jesse Bernstein
  • Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians
  • 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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?

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Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

A brilliant story which will appeal to teenagers, young Percy Jackson is struggling at school with his dyslexic and ADHD if thats not enough his math teacher turns into a monster and trys to kill him!
This book is much better than the film. After listening to this I was pretty sure my dyslexic was because I was also a demi god!
A wonderful story which will inspire young minds!
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- Emma

Loved it

Really loved the book, great characters and storyline and loved the narrator's portrayal.
Re listen regularly.
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- Mrs

Book Details

  • Release Date: 13-01-2010
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd