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Rick Riordan

Forfatter af The Lightning Thief

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Rick Riordan was born on June 5, 1964, in San Antonio, Texas. After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a double major in English and history, he taught in public and private middle schools for many years. He writes several children's series including Percy Jackson and the vis mere Olympians, The Kane Chronicles, and The Heroes of Olympus, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, and The Trials of Apollo. He also writes the Tres Navarre mystery series for adults. He has won Edgar, Anthony, and Shamus Awards for his mystery novels. . (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre


Værker af Rick Riordan

The Lightning Thief (2005) 31,557 eksemplarer
The Sea of Monsters (2006) 22,824 eksemplarer
The Titan's Curse (2007) 21,230 eksemplarer
The Battle of the Labyrinth (2008) 20,409 eksemplarer
The Last Olympian (2009) 19,056 eksemplarer
The Lost Hero (2010) 13,025 eksemplarer
Den røde pyramide (2010) 10,212 eksemplarer
The Son of Neptune (2011) 10,166 eksemplarer
The Mark of Athena (2012) 8,728 eksemplarer
The House of Hades (2013) 7,908 eksemplarer
The Throne of Fire (2011) 7,041 eksemplarer
The Blood of Olympus (2014) 6,878 eksemplarer
The Sword of Summer (2015) 5,793 eksemplarer
The Serpent's Shadow (2012) 5,492 eksemplarer
The 39 clues (2008) 5,124 eksemplarer
The Hidden Oracle (2016) 4,699 eksemplarer
The Hammer of Thor (2016) 3,763 eksemplarer
The Demigod Files (2009) 3,233 eksemplarer
The Dark Prophecy (2017) 3,146 eksemplarer
The Ship of the Dead (2017) 2,909 eksemplarer
Percy Jackson Graphic Novel: The Lightning Thief (2010) — Forfatter — 2,888 eksemplarer
Percy Jackson's Greek Gods (2014) 2,664 eksemplarer
The Burning Maze (2018) 2,332 eksemplarer
Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes (2015) 1,776 eksemplarer
The Tyrant's Tomb (2019) 1,770 eksemplarer
The Demigod Diaries (2012) 1,756 eksemplarer
Percy Jackson Graphic Novel: The Sea of Monsters (2013) — Forfatter — 1,421 eksemplarer
The Tower of Nero (2020) 1,416 eksemplarer
Vespers Rising (2011) 1,130 eksemplarer
The Chalice of the Gods (2023) 855 eksemplarer
Daughter of the Deep (2021) 822 eksemplarer
9 From the Nine Worlds (2018) 727 eksemplarer
The Sun and Star (2023) 649 eksemplarer
From Percy Jackson: Camp Half-Blood Confidential (2017) — Forfatter — 621 eksemplarer
Percy Jackson Graphic Novel: The Titan's Curse (2013) — Forfatter — 588 eksemplarer
The Red Pyramid: The Graphic Novel (2012) 516 eksemplarer
The Heroes of Olympus (Books: 1 - 5) (2014) 490 eksemplarer
Big Red Tequila (1997) 458 eksemplarer
Demigods and Monsters (2008) — Redaktør — 388 eksemplarer
The Kane Chronicles Box Set (2012) 386 eksemplarer
The Lost Hero: Graphic Novel (2014) — Forfatter — 351 eksemplarer
The Last King of Texas (2000) 285 eksemplarer
The Devil Went Down to Austin (2001) 284 eksemplarer
The Widower's Two-Step (1998) 264 eksemplarer
Rebel Island (2007) 260 eksemplarer
The Heroes of Olympus (Books: 1 - 3) (2014) 253 eksemplarer
Mission Road (2005) 239 eksemplarer
City of the Plague God (2021) — Redaktør — 238 eksemplarer
Cold Springs (2003) 231 eksemplarer
The Son of Neptune: Graphic Novel (2017) — Forfatter — 215 eksemplarer
The 39 Clues Set (Books: 1 - 8) (2008) 195 eksemplarer
Southtown (2004) 194 eksemplarer
Percy Jackson Graphic Novel: Last Olympian (2019) — Forfatter — 155 eksemplarer
The 39 Clues Set (Books: 1 - 11) (2011) 131 eksemplarer
The Trials of Apollo (Books: 1 - 5) (2020) 124 eksemplarer
The 39 CLUES Agent Handbook (2010) 87 eksemplarer
The 39 Clues Set (Books: 1 - 5) (2011) — Forfatter — 19 eksemplarer
The Lost Hero Sneak Peak (2010) 14 eksemplarer
Wrath of the Triple Goddess (2024) 10 eksemplarer
The 39 Clues Set (Books: 1 - 3) (2010) 8 eksemplarer
The 39 Clues Set (Books: 1 - 7) (2009) 6 eksemplarer
Percy Jackson Graphic Novels Set (2019) 4 eksemplarer
About the Author 2 eksemplarer
The Lightening Thief Journal (2006) 2 eksemplarer
La maldicin del titn 2 eksemplarer
An Interview with Rick Riordan (2010) 2 eksemplarer
The 39 Clues Set (Books: 1 - 4) (2011) 2 eksemplarer
[unidentified works] 2 eksemplarer
Kırmızı Piramit (2010) 1 eksemplar
El ladrn del rayo 1 eksemplar
Campo Giove. Il diario segreto (2020) 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

The Greek Myths: Complete Edition (1955) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver4,310 eksemplarer
One False Note (2008)nogle udgaver3,178 eksemplarer
Tales of the Greek Heroes (1958) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver1,653 eksemplarer
Aru Shah and the End of Time (2019) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver1,395 eksemplarer
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Ultimate Guide (2009) — Creator — 1,247 eksemplarer
Dragon Pearl (2019) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver869 eksemplarer
Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky (2019) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver849 eksemplarer
The Storm Runner (2018) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver658 eksemplarer
The Kane Chronicles Survival Guide (2012) — Creator — 641 eksemplarer
The 39 CLUES The Black Book of Buried Secrets (2010) — Introduktion — 507 eksemplarer
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief [2010 film] (2010) — Original novel — 487 eksemplarer
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters [2013 film] (2013) — Original novel — 349 eksemplarer
Paola Santiago and the River of Tears (2020) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver249 eksemplarer
Guys Read: Other Worlds (2013) — Bidragyder — 239 eksemplarer
Ballad & Dagger (2022) — Introduktion — 239 eksemplarer
The Shamus Game (2000) — Bidragyder — 20 eksemplarer
The Lightning Thief: Original Cast Recording (2017) — Original book — 7 eksemplarer
Rick Riordan Presents Free Sampler (2018) — Introduktion — 2 eksemplarer

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Juridisk navn
Riordan, Richard Russell, Jr
Land (til kort)
San Antonio, Texas, USA
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
University of Texas, Austin
Alamo Heights High School
Presidio High School
Kort biografi
Richard Russell Riordan Jr. (born June 5, 1964) is an American author. He is known for writing the Percy Jackson & the Olympians series, about a twelve-year-old Percy Jackson who discovers he is a son of the Greek god Poseidon. Riordan's books have been translated into forty-two languages and sold more than thirty million copies in the US. 20th Century Fox has adapted the first two books of his Percy Jackson series as part of a series of films. His books have spawned related media, such as graphic novels and short story collections.

Riordan's first full-length novel was Big Red Tequila, which became the first book in the Tres Navarre series. His big breakthrough was The Lightning Thief (2005), the first novel in the five-volume Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, which placed a group of adolescents in a Greco-Roman mythological setting. Since then, Riordan has written The Kane Chronicles trilogy and The Heroes of Olympus series. The Kane Chronicles (2010-2012) focused on Egyptian mythology; The Heroes of Olympus was the sequel to the Percy Jackson series. Riordan also helped Scholastic Press develop The 39 Clues series and its spinoffs, and penned its first book, The Maze of Bones (2008). His most recent publications are three books in the Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard series, based on Norse mythology. The first book of his The Trials of Apollo series, The Hidden Oracle, was released in May 2016.




1.I would recommend this book to lower elementary school to middle school.
2.This book goes through a narrative of Percy Jackson the son of Posiden. He didn't know who I=his dad was and why he had so many issues with dyslexia and paying attention in class. He later is in peril and has to go to a camp to help keep him safe. He arrives at camp not knowing what it is and who his dad is. He then goes on a big adventure to try and clear his name.
3.I will definitely recommend this book in the future to my students. I will also recommend the non-graphic novel version. I could maybe use this as a lesson on the differences between formats.… (mere)
Jennamh8 | 124 andre anmeldelser | Apr 10, 2024 |
This is a great book for middle and early high school students. i really enjoyed reading this book. This is a book about a young boy who finds out that his father is Poseidon the god of the sea. it goes through that idea of learning his identity and an adventure to return Zeus's lighting bolt that had been stolen.
eweeks22 | 1,240 andre anmeldelser | Apr 10, 2024 |
I just didn’t love Blood of Olympus as much as the other books in this series or the original Percy books. By this point in the story universe, there are too many moving parts and minor characters to keep track of easily. There’s plenty of action and dialogue, but for me the character development halted. It’s not a bad book, not in the least, but it doesn’t measure up to the others.

The ending, however, is good.
jnoshields | 113 andre anmeldelser | Apr 10, 2024 |
This is the second in the Kane Chronicles series, which follow Sadie and Carter Kane, who descend from two lines of Egyptian pharaohs and are magicians. As in the first one, it is told as a transcription of a tape recording made by Carter and Sadie. Its exactly what I expected, having read the first in this series, and the Percy Jackson series. Smart banter between the teens, the appearances of several Egyptian gods, some embracing the modern world. Its a fun read with some good action points, and some snarky humor. Fans of the Percy Jackson series won't be disappointed in these turns with the Egyptian pantheon.… (mere)
sawcat | 133 andre anmeldelser | Apr 9, 2024 |



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