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May 3, 2011

Kids choose Rick Riordan as top author

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NEW YORK — Rick Riordan, whose best-selling adventure books, including The Red Pyramid and The Lost Hero, have found new uses for mythology, was named author of the year in voting by 524,000 young readers Monday night.

The Children’s Choice Book Awards gala, hosted by the Children’s Book Council, also honored David Wiesner (Art and Max) as illustrator of the year.

The other winners, each named book of the year for their age groups, are:

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