Latest Rick Riordan Stories

2014-03-13 08:27:21

Integrated Campaign to Include "Worlds Collide #1s Live Tour" Featuring Blockbuster Authors James Dashner, Gordon Korman, Brandon Mull, and Jude Watson NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, and the pioneering publisher of the bestselling multi-platform series The 39 Clues(®), Infinity Ring(®),( )and Spirit Animals((TM)), announces the "Worlds Collide" initiative--bringing together for the first time authors and...

2011-05-26 08:45:00

NEW YORK, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced lists of the 10 most influential books selected by adults and children on the company's online book community, YouAreWhatYouRead.com. Scholastic invites all readers to find their next great summer read through the top 10 lists, featuring a wide selection of books from contemporary fiction to the classics. (Logo:...

2011-04-25 07:00:00

NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In one of the biggest events in children's publishing, Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson & the Olympians, The Kane Chronicles, and The Heroes of Olympus series, and James Patterson, author of the Witch & Wizard, Maximum Ride, and Daniel X series, and the upcoming Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life, will share the stage for "An Evening with Rick Riordan and James Patterson, hosted by Al Roker," a live special event for their...

2011-03-09 09:00:00

NEW YORK, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education, and media company, announces The 39 Clues(TM) Global Grand Prize Winners from the New York Times bestselling multi-media adventure series. Kids in the United States, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, and India, who read the books, collected the cards, and played the game, participated in a sweepstakes or online tournaments testing their knowledge of...

2011-03-01 09:34:00

NEW YORK, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruth Culham, creator of the Traits of Writing assessment and instructional framework and author of a new core writing program from Scholastic (Nasdaq: SCHL) called Traits Complete, is teaming up with authors of the bestselling The 39 Clues® series to model and inspire good writing for students across the country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110222/NY52258LOGO) Culham worked with Scholastic editors to create a...

2011-02-22 10:01:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 39 Clues(TM) is giving 39 children in the United States a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity as Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education, and media company, announces the global finalists for the final cash prize from The New York Times bestselling multi-media book series. The 39 U.S. finalists will compete using their in-depth knowledge of the series, and one of them will take home the U.S. Grand Prize of $10,000. Grand prize contests...

2010-09-23 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the global success of the bestselling multi-media adventure series The 39 Clues®, Scholastic (Nasdaq: SCHL) announced today that it will launch The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers, a continuation of the popular franchise that combines books, cards, and an interactive online game where kids ages 8-12 play a role in the story. The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers will begin on April 5, 2011 with the publication of "Vespers Rising," a...

2010-01-20 11:05:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders is celebrating the Feb. 12 release of Fox's "Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief" with a host of exciting fan offerings that would impress Zeus himself. From movie cast appearances in select Borders locations, including one today in Novi, Mich., and Percy Jackson fan parties in stores nationwide Feb. 6., to a free gift with purchase and exclusive online content, Borders is the destination for all things Percy Jackson....

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