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Rick Riordan

Richard Russell Riordan, Jr., more commonly known as Rick Riordan (pronounced RICK RYE-er-din), who was born June 5, 1964, age 59, is a highly acclaimed American author from San Antonio, Texas. He currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts with his wife and two children.

Riordan is famous for his Percy Jackson and the Olympians, series. He also wrote the Tres Navarre mystery series intended for adults and helped edit Demigods and Monsters, a collection of essays on the topic of his Percy Jackson series. In addition, he published Maze of Bones for Scholastic, which is the first book in the 39 Clues series of books. His first book is called The Big Red Tequila.

He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where he double-majored in English and history. For fifteen years he taught in public and private schools in California and in San Antonio, Texas. As a teacher, he received inspiration for names included in his best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, like 'Jackson' (Percy's last name), Nancy Bobofit and even Luke Castellan and Paul Blofis.