Watch a video interviewRICK RIORDAN, dubbed ‘storyteller of the gods’ by Publishers Weekly, is the author of five New York Times number-one bestselling middle-grade series with millions of copies sold throughout the world: Percy Jackson, the Heroes of Olympus and the Trials of Apollo, based on Greek and Roman mythology: the Kane Chronicles, based on Egyptian mythology: and Magnus Chase, based on Norse mythology.

His Greek myth collections, Percy Jackson and the Greek Goods and Percy Jackson and the Greek Heroes, were New York Times number-one bestsellers as well.

Rick lives in Boston, Massachusetts, with his wife and two sons.

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