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Both Eoin Colfer’s parents were teachers and young Eoin was taught by his dad Billy at Wexford’s Christian Brothers primary. Eoin remembers his dad’s presence in school as “witty…[he] made school fun.” Colfer junior’s first attempt at serious writing came in the sixth grade. “I wrote a play for the class about Norse Gods. Everyone died in the end except me.”

Eoin followed in his parents’ footsteps and trained to be a teacher but his writing didn't stop and his first book, Benny and Omar, appeared in 1999 and instantly achieved bestselling status in Ireland. Eoin's most famous books are the incomparable Artemis Fowl series but he has written some excellent one off novels such as The Legend of the Worst Boy in the World.

WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT EOIN COLFER...

“Wildly original… and you thought fairy stories were just for kids.”
T2 (The Telegraph) on Artemis Fowl

“It’s a highly original adventure story with an action-packed plot which twists and turns right to the end – a kind of William Gibson meets the Hobbit/Irish Legends. It has all the right ingredients.” Marc Lambert, Children’s Programme Director at the Edinburgh Festival on Artemis Fowl

“Make sure you buy it!” Denise Van Outen, Channel 4’s The Big Breakfast on Artemis Fowl

If you like Eoin Colfer you might also like to read books by Patrick Quinlan, Zane Radcliffe and Christopher Brookmyre.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Eoin Colfer

Screwed by Eoin Colfer
Screwed
Eoin Colfer
Sarah Broadhurst's view... A gritty, gangland comedy from the author of the wonderful Artemis Fowl series of children’s books, but this one is purely for the grown-ups. The second in the series that began with Plugged, this witty...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2013
Plugged by Eoin Colfer
Plugged
Eoin Colfer
One of our Debuts of the Year 2011. May 2011 Debut of the Month. From the bestselling and exceptionally gifted writer of the Artemis Fowl children's titles comes a brilliant,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/05/2011
Artemis Fowl and the Atlantis Complex by Eoin Colfer
Artemis Fowl and the Atlantis Complex
Eoin Colfer
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 5 May 2011. Bestselling master criminal Artemis Fowl is back for another thrilling adventure. But, is he the same? Now fifteen, Artemis seems older and wiser and he is determined to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/04/2011
And Another Thing ... Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Part Six of Three by Eoin Colfer
And Another Thing ... Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Part Six of Three
Eoin Colfer
June 2010 Book of the Month. Eoin Colfer takes up the Douglas Adams mantle and writes the next instalment in the Hitchhiker's saga. As an author who writes his own weird and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/05/2010
And Another Thing ... Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Part Six of Three by Eoin Colfer
And Another Thing ... Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Part Six of Three
Eoin Colfer
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 26 November 2009. Eoin Colfer takes up the Douglas Adams mantel and writes the next instalment in the Hitchhikers saga. As an author who writes his own weird and wonderful stories...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2009
And Another Thing ... Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Part Six of Three by Eoin Colfer
And Another Thing ... Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Part Six of Three
Eoin Colfer
An Audio version of this long awaited sequel. And Another Thing, the 6th book in the Hitchhiker’s trilogy, or rather ‘double trilogy’ as it has now become, has been written by the brilliantly funny Eoin Colfer, international number-one bestselling author...
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 11/10/2009

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