” I have a great deal of sympathy for reluctant readers because I was one. I would do anything to avoid reading. In my case, it wasn’t until I was 13 and discovered the ‘Lord of the Rings’ that I learned to love reading. “


” ‘Harry Potter’ opened so many doors for young adult literature. It really did convince the publishing industry that writing for children was a viable enterprise. And it also convinced a lot of people that kids will read if we give them books that they care about and love. “


” I think children love reading, and they will make time for it if we put the right books into their hands. And I hope I get the chance to keep being one of the people that writes them. “


” I love Norse mythology – Thor and Odin and Loki – amazing characters. “


” I always love it when I hear back from kids who say they discovered Percy Jackson and now wear their learning difference as a badge of honour. “


” I loved the idea of making history interesting for kids! When Scholastic approached me about ‘The 39 Clues’, I immediately started going through the ‘greatest hits’ from my years as a social studies teacher, and picked the historical characters and eras that most appealed to my students. “



All 6 Rick Riordan Quotes about Love in picture


I have a great deal of sympathy for reluctant readers because I was one. I would do anything to avoid reading. In my case, it wasn

I think children love reading, and they will make time for it if we put the right books into their hands. And I hope I get the chance to keep being one of the people that writes them.
I love Norse mythology - Thor and Odin and Loki - amazing characters.
I always love it when I hear back from kids who say they discovered Percy Jackson and now wear their learning difference as a badge of honour.
I loved the idea of making history interesting for kids! When Scholastic approached me about

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