You've read the book. You've seen the movie. Now submerge yourself in the thrilling, stunning, and action-packed graphic novel.
An adaptation of Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief novel, which
- Has sold millions of copies worldwide
- Is a classroom staple
- Hasbeen on the New York Times best-seller list for more than ten years
- Has been adapted into two feature films, a Broadway musical, and soon, a television series on Disney+
- Makes Greek mythology relevant to modern readers with humor, relatable characters, and fast-paced action
- Can be enjoyed by readers ages 8-80
Author: Rick Riordan, Robert Venditti
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 8.90h x 6.00w x 0.40d
Audience: Ages 9-12
Reading Level: 3.1
Point Value: 1
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 140486 / Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2011 pg. 81
School Library Journal 03/01/2011
About the Author
Rick Riordan, dubbed "storyteller of the gods" by Publishers Weekly, is the author of five #1 New York Times best-selling middle grade series with millions of copies sold throughout the world: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Heroes of Olympus, and the Trials of Apollo, based on Greek and Roman mythology; the Kane Chronicles, based on Ancient Egyptian mythology; and Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, based on Norse mythology. Rick collaborated with illustrator John Rocco on two #1 New York Times best-selling collections of Greek myths for the whole family: Percy Jackson's Greek Gods and Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes. Rick is also the publisher of an imprint at Disney-Hyperion, Rick Riordan Presents, dedicated to finding other authors of highly entertaining fiction based on world cultures and mythologies. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts with his wife and two sons. Follow him on Twitter at @RickRiordan.
Attila Futaki (pencils and inks) has illustrated Sprial (Editions Carabas, June 2008) and the forthcoming The Strange Folks (2010), as well as a number of book covers and interiors. He studied at the International School of Comics in Florence. He lives in Budapest, Hungary. Jose Villarrubia (coloring) is an Eisner Award-nominated colorist who has worked for every major comic book publisher. Coloring work includes Young X-Men, Crossing Midnight, and Halo Uprising. Additionally, he is an art professor at the Maryland Institute College of Art. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.