Rick Riordan is an American novelist whose works have been translated into 37 languages. He has won numerous awards including several Children's Choice Book Awards and the Mark Twain Award. This book is a celebration of the author and provides interviews with Riordan, his family, and colleagues. Excerpts from his popular works are included along with a list of Riordan's professional influences. In this book, readers will experience what it was like for this author to go from former English teacher, to a famous author whose books have sold more than 30 million copies in the U.S.