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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 (Book 1)
The Dark Prophecy (The Trials Of Apollo Book 2)
Magnus Chase And The Sword Of Summer (Book 1)
Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor: Magnus Chase (Book 2)
Percy Jackson And The Titan's Curse: The Graphic Novel
The Hidden Oracle: The Trials Of Apollo (Book 1)
Percy Jackson And The Battle Of The Labyrinth (Book 4)
The Lost Hero: The Graphic Novel (Heroes of Olympus Book 1)
Percy Jackson And The Sea Of Monsters (Book 2)
Percy Jackson And The Last Olympian (Book 5)
The House Of Hades (Heroes Of Olympus Book 4)
Son Of Neptune: Heroes Of Olympus (Book 2)
The Mark of Athena: Heroes Of Olympus (Book 3)
The Blood Of Olympus (Heroes Of Olympus Book 5)
Percy Jackson And The Greek Gods
The Red Pyramid: The Graphic Novel (The Kane Chronicles Book 1)
Throne Of Fire: Kane Chronicles (Book 2)
The Serpent's Shadow: The Kane Chronicles (Book 3)
Percy Jackson And The Greek Heroes
Camp Half-Blood Confidential
Brooklyn House Magician's Manual
The Burning Maze (The Trials Of Apollo Book 3)
Brooklyn House Magician’s Manual