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.
PRAISE FOR THE BATTLE OF THE LABYRINTH
*The wit, rousing swordplay and breakneck pace will once again
keep kids hooked.-- (starred review)
PRAISE FOR THE LAST OLYMPIAN
*Riordan masterfully orchestrates the huge cast of characters
and manages a coherent, powerful tale at once exciting,
philosophical and tear-jerking. The bestselling series's legions of
fans will cheer their heroes on and rejoice in such a compelling
conclusion to the saga.-- (starred review)
PRAISE FOR THE LIGHTNING THIEF
"Perfectly paced, with electrifying moments chasing each other
-- Book Review
PRAISE FOR THE SEA OF MONSTERS
* "In a feat worthy of his heroic subjects, Riordan crafts a
sequel stronger than his compelling debut."
-- (starred review)
PRAISE FOR THE TITAN'S CURSE
"All in all, a winner of Olympic proportions."