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Rick Riordan is a teacher and a writer, and has won many awards for his mystery novels for adults. He says that the idea for Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief first came to him while he was teaching Greek mythology at middle school in San Francisco. But rumour has it that Camp Half Blood actually exists, and Rick spends his summers there recording the adventures of young demigods. Some believe that, to avoid a mass panic among the mortal population, he was forced to swear on the River Styx to present Percy Jackson's story as fiction. Rick lives in Texas (apart from his summers on Half Blood Hill) with his wife and two sons.

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Books by Rick Riordan

Magnus Chase And The Ship Of The Dead (Book 3)
Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief (film tie-in)
Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor: Magnus Chase (Book 2)
Magnus Chase And The Sword Of Summer (Book 1)
The Dark Prophecy (The Trials Of Apollo Book 2)
The Hidden Oracle: The Trials Of Apollo (Book 1)
The Lost Hero: Heroes Of Olympus (Book 1)
Percy Jackson And The Sea Of Monsters (Book 2)
Percy Jackson And The Titan's Curse (Book 3)
Percy Jackson And The Last Olympian (Book 5)
Percy Jackson And The Battle Of The Labyrinth (Book 4)
Son Of Neptune: Heroes Of Olympus (Book 2)
The Mark of Athena: Heroes Of Olympus (Book 3)
Percy Jackson And The Greek Gods
The Red Pyramid: The Kane Chronicles (Book 1)
Percy Jackson And The Greek Heroes
Brooklyn House Magician's Manual
The Burning Maze (The Trials Of Apollo Book 3)
Brooklyn House Magician’s Manual
Percy Jackson and the Singer of Apollo
Camp Half-Blood Confidential
The Son Of Neptune: The Graphic Novel (Heroes Of Olympus Book 2)
Magnus Chase And The Hammer Of Thor (Book 2)
Hotel Valhalla Guide to the Norse Worlds: Your Introduction to Deities, Mythical Beings & Fantastic Creatures