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Rick Riordan

This category is for questions about the author Rick Riordan. He is well known for his series, Percy Jackson and the Olympians.
Rick Riordan wrote the series because he was telling Greek myth stories to his son and he ran out of them. His son asked him to make some up so that is how Percy Jackson was born.
I would recommend this series to people around 10+. However, since there aren't any 'inappropriate' scenes or anything, I suppose that anybody could read it at any time.
Rick Riordan the author of Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Kane Chronicles, The Heroes of Olympus, and the Tres Navarre.
Here's a longish summary of Rick I did as a assignment. Rick Riordan is a writer born in San Antonio, Texas on June 5,1964. At school, he never liked reading. He thought they were boring and made no sense. He never reads much until he was eleven or twelve, in middle school. Riordan was also a quiet...
Rick Riordan was a teacher. When his son was in second grade, he hated school. He was a very slow learner. He was diagnosed with ADD and dyslexia. To make him feel better, Rick Riordan made up a bedtime story about a Camp Half-Blood and demigod heroes. The son made him write it down, even though...
Rick Riordan has won 11 awards in all through 2012
Yes however very few. there is the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series (now complete). Rick also sketched the 39 clues series and wrote the first book. It is a joint series between many different authors writing consecutive books. Rick will be publishing "the red pyramid" which is the first book...
Rick has not seen the movie yet as of 2/17/10. He has been writing for a deadline recently and feels that the change in plot from the book to the movie is understandable: he says quote: "Its always tricky when you take a book and make it into a movie ... I know they have to make changes when they...
Yes and no: Books 1 through 5 have been published and are now known as the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. however Rick Riordan is now writing a second set of Camp Half-Blood books. this next set of books will be published sometime in fall of 2010. They will most likely have Percy and...
The Kane ChroniclesIt is about EGYPTIAN being realThe series comes out on May 19th 2010
Rick Riordan is still very alive.
Yes he was born June 5, 1964
Yes, her name is brina
Rick said that he would make a series about Egyptian gods. But he might do another Percy Jackson
He's already started but it's publishing date is most likely going to be somewhere around the fall of 2010.
The Lightning Thief, Sea of Monsters, The Titan's Curse, Battle of the Labrynth and The Last Olympian
He won 5 awards: * 1998 Shamus Award and Anthony Award for Big Red Tequila * 1999 Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original for The Widower's Two-Step * 2008 Mark Twain Award for The Lightning Thief * 2009 Mark Twain Award for The Sea of Monsters * 2009 Rebecca Caudill Award for The Lightning...
"I like to read, swim, play guitar, and travel with my family. I also play video games with my kids (World of Warcraft or games on the Wii)." Source: www.rickriordan.com (this is Rick's official website)
" lightning hurts when you get hit with it, yeah yeah yeah yeah, thieves should be shot by my maths teacher, mrs dodds!!!!!!!!!!!!!" hope you liked it
Did not have a nickname but his full name is Richard Russell Riordan , but for short the called him Rick
Richard Joseph Riordan
In 2009 and 2008 for his books Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (2008) and Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters (2009)
He likes to read, swim, play guitar, and travel with his family.
Rick Riordan has written: Percy Jackson and the Olympians The Kane Chronicles The 39 Clues (Founded and then collaborated with various authors)Tres Navarre Series The Heroes of Olympus
When his son made him make them up. From then he published them.
Rick Riordan does not have a brother or a sister!
Writing the book series "Percy Jackson and the Olympians"
The maze of bonesthe last olympianthe demigod filessouth townthe widowers two stepthe devil went down to austincold springsreble islandthe last king of the labyrinigsthe lightning theifthe sea of monstersThe titans curseThe Battle of the labyrinith
The auditions would not have been set yet, since they don't know when they'd film the movie. Besides, there is probably only going to be three movies (according to directors), which will be all five books blended into three movies.
Because it was his talent, and he had tons of help, and that was what he wanted to be. But the beginning of PJO ( Percy Jackson and the Olympians) was when his son, Haley, wanted a bedtime story filled with Greek myths, so Rick quickly made up a story about a demigod named Percy Jackson. Then once...
His next book, The Son of Neptune,.
He is an author, and he wrote the series Percy Jackson and the Olympians.
his son asked him to read a tell him a story so rick did. Ricks son has dyslexia just like Percy! So rick then wrote a book about trouble maker kids like his son and an explanation for it and what they do etc.
Yes he did. He had his English teacher be his mentor for years until he got published.
Like all writer's do, they must carefully observe the world around them, and they can get ideas from things that have happened in the past. actually rick Riordan made bedtime stories for his kids. he choose myths.... hid kids loved the stories so he made them into books... his students at school...
swimming, playing guitar, writing, reading, spending time with his kids, and playing Wii.
He lives in San Antonio with his wife and two sons.
my fav. of his quotes is the one were he says "being different isn't necessarily bad. I could mean you're very, very talented" or something close to that.
The Kane Chronicles, the first book is The Red Pyramid, and the second is The Death By The Broken Statue.
Yes: Wife: Becky Riordan Daughter: Haley RiordanSon: Patrick Riordan
Probably,he wouldn't go the trouble making another oracle and a prophecy to let it go down as a mystery....The next book won't be about Percy or Annabeth different half-bloods.
Yes, there will be more coming out in late fall of 2010, go to his website for more details! Besides The Percy Jackson series Rick Riordan is making a whole other series called The Heroes of Olympus, the first book which comes out on October 22nd, 2010, called The Lost Hero.
yes, he graduated @ DeVry University
rick Riordan was inspired by his son because his son has or had dyslexia and so he told him story about Greek and made a story about perecus and he son told rick to make send to get published and that it
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Yes, he is still alive.
Yes, Rick Riordan has already wrote the Demigod Files. He also plans to release his newest Camp Half-Blood book on October 12, 2110. It possibly contains Percy as a minor character.
Yes. Since Rick Riordan has finished the Percy Jackson Series, he has begun writing the Kane Chronicals and a new Camp Half-Blood series. The Red Pyramid (The first Kane Chronicals book) is scheduled to come out May 4, 2110. The new Camp Half-Blood book has been planned to come out on October 12,...
Alamo Heights High School.
He has grandparents if he didn't his mom or dad wouldn't be born so  he wouldn't be born.
the new series is called the Kane chronicals
u can always email him at: tnavarre@earthlink.netbut he cut this email off because he is working really hard on the 2nd book in the Kane Cronichles and the Heroes of Olympus so u should wait until they come out.
Percy is at Meriwether School, when he's playing dodgeball against some monsters. Then, Tyson, his friend, saves him and Annabeth comes to take Percy to Camp Half-Blood.
No, that address is a business. Ad agencies, Disney, Armani etc.
just look in the glossary in the front of the book its normally right after the dedication in ricks books
no... he went to the university of Texas
it is said to be in fall 2011. maybe he will make it come out sooner.
You can go to your library and borrow the book. You still get a good story that way, even if you don't own it.
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Yes for writing books and for being kool and awesome u know He also can write a good book
Percy & his friends meet luke and escape the princess anedroma
The new series will be called 'Heroes of Olympus'.
Yes. New chronicle, Kane Chronicles - About Egypt Pharaohs and tombs coming to life and Heroes of Olympus chronicles. However, if you haven't read the Percy Jackson Series, I suggest you to read it. It is a very good book indeed! Also, there is another guide and a few short stories of Percy Jackson...
i think he hate not making are working on his book
The book will come out October 12, 2010. It is available for pre-order at amazon.com
He graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 1986.
The Lightning ThiefThe Sea of MonstersThe Titan's CurseThe Battle of the LabyrinthThe Last Olympian There are five books in the series (not including some of the extra books like The Demigod Files).
yes and it is rick Riordan on the seach people bar or look up his Percy fan club
yes he had a lot of friends at school
There is no mature content whatsoever in The Lightning Thief, and it doesn't necessarily have a set age. I would recommend for a child of around 9 or 10 to read it, as Percy in the first book is only in grade 6.
apparently he said he would be a full-time writer, so no
Rick Riordan named his fifth book The Last Olympian because thethere was only one Olympian left on Olympus after the rest of thegods left to go fight. The last Olympian on Olympus was Lady Hestiaor to the Romans Lady Vesta.
Yes he will. He said he will make one on 2015 on his site. He can't release any information on it because he doesn't even know what he is going to write about yet.