S: Rick Riordan
FC: Rick Riordan | By: Aryan Tayal
1: Rick was born on July 5, 1954. In San Antonino, Texas.
2: The first book Rick read was the Lord of The Rings. He really liked Greek and Norse mythology.
3: His Parents were teachers.
4: His mom was also a musician and an artist. His dad was also a ceramist.
5: He graduated from the university of Texas. | At first Rick wanted to be a guitar player, but then he changed his mind.
6: He used to be a lead singer in a folk band when he was in college. He also played guitar.
7: Rick's first full job was teaching at a middle school in New Braunfels. He taught mythology and reading
8: When Rick was thirteen, he first submitted stories to magazines, and got rejected many times. He edited his high school newspapers.
9: When Rick taught middle school, his students asked him why he didn't write children's books. He didn't know why he only wrote adult books. But then Rick's son, Haley got him motivated to write children's books , so he did
10: Rick has two sons, Haley and Patrick. He also has two cat and a dog.
11: Rick made Percy Jackson, ADHD and dyslexia, to honor the potential the kids he knew were infected with that diseases. He doesn't think that is a bad to be different.
12: He had to leave teaching, because his deadlines were too quick. His favorite character in his books were Grover and Tyson
13: Right now he lives in San Antonio where he grew up. He likes to read, play guitar, swim, play games, travel with his family
14: The 39 Clues | The Hero's of Oylmpus | The Percy Jackson Series | Kane Cronicles | Some books Rick wrote
15: Percy Jackson, is a boy who lives with his mom. He is just a normal kid. Until He finds out his dad is Poseidon. He finds out when he is accused of stealing Zeus's master bolt. | Percy Jackson & the Olympians TheLIghtning thief
16: Percy moves into Camp Half-Blood. He trains, and learns to fight like a warrior.
17: Percy gets his quest. He has to find the master bolt and give it back in 10 days.
18: Percy goes with his best friends, Grover and Annabeth. Can they finish their quest? Read to find out.
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