When Jason, Piper and Leo crash land at Camp Half-Blood, they have
no idea what to expect. Apparently this is the only safe place for
children of the Greek Gods - despite the monsters roaming the woods
and demigods practising archery with flaming arrows and
Rick Riordan is an award-winning mystery writer. 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 and is now a blockbuster film franchise, starring Logan Lerman. Rick lives in Boston with his wife and two sons.
Riordan's storytelling is as polished as ever, brimming with wit,
action, and heart * Publishers Weekly *
Storytelling that will get readers hooked -- Phillip Ardargh * The Guardian *