Rick Riordan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author known for his captivating series, including Percy Jackson and the Olympians, the Kane Chronicles, and the Heroes of Olympus. With over 35 million copies of his books in print in the United States and rights sold in more than 35 countries, Riordan’s works have garnered widespread acclaim.
Before embarking on his writing career, Riordan spent fifteen years teaching English and history at public and private middle schools in the San Francisco Bay Area and Texas. His dedication to education earned him the prestigious Master Teacher Award from Saint Mary’s Hall in 2002.
Initially writing mystery novels for adults, Riordan’s Tres Navarre series achieved tremendous success, winning the top three national awards in the mystery genre: the Edgar, the Anthony, and the Shamus. However, it was while telling bedtime stories to his oldest son that Riordan found inspiration for his venture into children’s fiction, beginning with The Lightning Thief.
In addition to his popular series, Riordan is also the author of The 39 Clues: The Maze of Bones, another #1 New York Times bestseller. His writing combines elements of mythology, adventure, and humor, captivating readers of all ages.
List of Rick Riordan Books
Percy Jackson and The Olympian Series Book
The Kane Chronicles series Book
- The Red Pyramid
- The Throne of Fire
- The Serpent’s Shadow
Heroes of Olympus series Book
- The Lost Hero
- The Son of Neptune
- The Mark of Athena
- The House of Hades
- The Blood of Olympus
Tres Navarre mystery series Book
- Big Red Tequila
- The Widower’s Two-Step
- The Last King of Texas
- The Devil Went Down to Austin
- Mission Road
- Rebel Island
Rick Riordan currently writes full-time and resides in Boston with his wife and two sons. His engaging storytelling and imaginative worlds have captivated readers worldwide, establishing him as one of the most successful authors in contemporary children’s literature.