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Eoin Colfer - Author

About the Author

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

Featured books by Eoin Colfer

Screwed

Screwed

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/09/2013

The superb follow-up to Eoin Colfer's highly acclaimed adult cime debut PLUGGED featuring Irish ex-army sergeant Dan McEvoy, written with the warmth and wit that make his Artemis Fowl novels so irresistible.

Other books by Eoin Colfer

The Dog Who Lost His Bark

The Dog Who Lost His Bark

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/10/2018

A warm, uplifting story for young readers about a boy and his dog and the power of music to heal; a first-time collaboration from two Irish Children's Laureates. Patrick has been desperate for a dog of his own for a long as he can remember - and this summer, with his father away, he longs for a buddy more than ever. In his short doggy life, Oz has suffered at the hands of BAD PEOPLE. Somewhere out there, he believes, is an AWESOME BOY - his BOY. Maybe when they find each other he will learn to BARK again...

Illegal A graphic novel telling one boy's epic journey to Europe

Illegal A graphic novel telling one boy's epic journey to Europe

Author: Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2018

This is a powerful and timely story about one boy's epic journey across Africa to Europe, a graphic novel for all children with glorious colour artwork throughout. From Eoin Colfer, previously Irish Children's Laureate, and the team behind his bestselling Artemis Fowl graphic novels. Ebo: alone. His sister left months ago. Now his brother has disappeared too, and Ebo knows it can only be to make the hazardous journey to Europe. Ebo's epic journey takes him across the Sahara Desert to the dangerous streets of Tripoli, and finally out to the merciless sea. But with every step he holds on to his hope for a new life, and a reunion with his sister. *Winner of the Judges' Special Award at the Children's Books Ireland Book of the Year Awards* 'Beautifully realised and punchily told.' Alex O'Connell, The Times Children's Book of the Week 'A powerful, compelling work, evocatively illustrated ... It would take a hard heart not to be moved by this book.' Financial Times

Mariella, Queen of the Skies

Mariella, Queen of the Skies

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/06/2018

Mariella loves nothing more than inventing but bedtime keeps getting in the way of all her brilliant ideas! So when Mum and Dad won't take no for an answer there's only one thing for it... Mariella has to build a rocket-powered flying suit to zap her round the world faster than the setting sun! If anyone can outsmart sleep it's Mariella. But everyone needs sleep and without it all of Mariella's brilliant ideas might just disappear. A how to live a happy life tale told with humour, warmth and a loveable female protagonist.

Once upon a Place

Once upon a Place

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/05/2018

A collection of 11 short stories and 6 poems by Ireland's top children's writers, commissioned and edited by Eoin Colfer and illustrated by world-renowned artist and Laureate na nOg PJ Lynch. Each of the stories and poems is based around the theme of place, being set in or inspired by a particular location within Ireland. Contributors include: Eoin Colfer Roddy Doyle Derek Landy Siobhan Parkinson Paula Leyden John Connolly Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick Oisin McGann Jane Mitchell Sarah Webb Jim Sheridan Enda Wyley Pat Boran Seamus Cashman Mark Granier Geraldine Mills Kate Newmann

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Hexagonal Phase And Another Thing...

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Hexagonal Phase And Another Thing...

Author: Eoin Colfer, Douglas Adams Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 19/04/2018

The brand new BBC Radio 4 full-cast series based on And Another Thing... the sixth book in the famous Hitchhiker's Guide trilogy . Forty years on from the first ever radio series of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Arthur Dent and friends return in six brand new episodes, in which they are thrown back into the Whole General Mish Mash in a rattling adventure involving Viking Gods and Irish Confidence Tricksters, with our first glimpse of Eccentrica Gallumbits and a brief but memorable moment with The Ravenous Bugblatter Beast Of Traal. Starring John Lloyd as The Book, with Simon Jones as Arthur, Geoff McGivern as Ford Prefect, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox, Sandra Dickinson and Susan Sheridan as Trillian, Jim Broadbent as Marvin the Paranoid Android and Jane Horrocks as Fenchurch, the cast also includes Samantha Beart, Toby Longworth, Andy Secombe, Ed Byrne, Lenny Henry, Philip Pope, Mitch Benn, Jon Culshaw and Professor Stephen Hawking. First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2018, the series is written and directed by Dirk Maggs and based on And Another Thing... by Eoin Colfer with additional unpublished material by Douglas Adams. This edition also includes over 50 minutes of unbroadcast bonus material. Listeners are reminded that the relaxed attitude to danger provided by Joo Janta 200 Super-Chromatic Peril Sensitive Sunglasses is no substitute for running around, screaming. Duration: 3 hours 35 minutes

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Hexagonal Phase

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Hexagonal Phase

Author: Eoin Colfer, Douglas Adams Format: eBook Release Date: 13/04/2018

The brand new BBC Radio 4 full-cast series based on And Another Thing... the sixth book in the famous Hitchhiker's Guide "e;trilogy"e;.Forty years on from the first ever radio series of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Arthur Dent and friends return in six brand new episodes, in which they are thrown back into the Whole General Mish Mash in a rattling adventure involving Viking Gods and Irish Confidence Tricksters, with our first glimpse of Eccentrica Gallumbits and a brief but memorable moment with The Ravenous Bugblatter Beast Of Traal.Starring John Lloyd as The Book, with Simon Jones as Arthur, Geoff McGivern as Ford Prefect, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox, Sandra Dickinson and Susan Sheridan as Trillian, Jim Broadbent as Marvin the Paranoid Android and Jane Horrocks as Fenchurch, the cast also includes Samantha Beart, Toby Longworth, Andy Secombe, Ed Byrne, Lenny Henry, Philip Pope, Mitch Benn, Jon Culshaw and Professor Stephen Hawking.First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2018, the series is written and directed by Dirk Maggs and based on And Another Thing... by Eoin Colfer with additional unpublished material by Douglas Adams. This edition also includes over 50 minutes of unbroadcast bonus material.Listeners are reminded that the relaxed attitude to danger provided by Joo Janta 200 Super-Chromatic Peril Sensitive Sunglasses is no substitute for running around, screaming.CastThe Voice Of The Book......................................................John LloydArthur Dent..................................................................... Simon JonesFord Prefect.....................................................................Geoff McGivernZaphod Beeblebrox............................................................Mark Wing-DaveyTrillian/Tricia McMillan........................................................Sandra DickinsonTrillian............................................................................ Susan SheridanRandom...........................................................................Samantha BeartJeltz/Wowbagger...............................................................Toby LongworthConstant Mown..................................................................Andy SecombeLeft Brain/Thor.................................................................. Mitch BennFenchurch........................................................................Jane HorrocksHillman Hunter..................................................................Ed ByrneCthulu............................................................................. Jon CulshawMarvin............................................................................ .Jim BroadbentThe Guide MkII...................................................................Professor Stephen HawkingThe Consultant.................................................................. Lenny HenryHeimdall/Barzoo/Buckeye Brown/Eccentrica /Gunner Vogon...............................................................................Tom AlexanderAseed Preflux/Sub-Etha Voice/HOG Door ..............................Philip PopeModgud/The Viking............................................................Theo MaggsBaldur ............................................................................ Phillipe BosherAnnouncer........................................................................John MarshMusic by Philip PopeProduction research by Kevin Jon DaviesWritten and directed by Dirk MaggsBased on the novel And Another Thing... by Eoin Colfer, with additional material by Douglas AdamsRecorded at The Soundhouse Ltd. by Gerry O'RiordanSound Design by Dirk MaggsProduced by Dirk Maggs, Helen Chattwell and David MorleyA Perfectly Normal Production for BBC Radio 4

ARTEMIS FOWL & THE TIME PARADOX

ARTEMIS FOWL & THE TIME PARADOX

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 04/04/2018

Poka Artemis Faul spasal demonov na Gibrase, zhizn' u nego doma shla svoim cheredom. Po vozvrashchenii yunyj genij obnaruzhil, chto za tri goda otsutstviya obzavelsya dvumya bratcami-bliznecami. Roditeli schastlivy snova obresti syna, odnako semejnaya idilliya dlitsya nedolgo: mat' Artemisa tyazhelo zabolevaet. Vyyasnyaetsya, chto ehto redchajshij sluchaj charotropii - strashnoj bolezni, kotoraya neskol'ko let nazad edva ne pogubila ves' volshebnyj narodec. No chtoby chelovek zarazilsya charotropiej - ehto prosto neslyhanno! Ved' bolezn' peredaetsya s pomoshch'yu magii. Veroyatno, smertonosnyj virus mutiroval, i esli ne ostanovit' ego sejchas, opasnost' grozit ne tol'ko volshebnomu narodcu, no i vsemu chelovechestvu. A dlya ehtogo nuzhno vsego-navsego sgonyat' v proshloe i vozrodit' vymershij vid lemurov, kotorye obladayut celebnymi svojstvami. No kto skazal, chto Artemis Faul ne spravitsya? V konce koncov, na konu stoit zhizn' ego materi, kotoroj ostalos' zhit' ne bolee sutok...

Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony

Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 21/03/2018

Demony - ehto vos'maya vetv' volshebnogo narodca. Nado skazat', ochen' neobychnye sozdaniya. Vyhodcy s Luny, oni zhivut na ostrove, kotoryj desyat' tysyach let nazad s pomoshch'yu ochen' sil'noj magii byl vyveden za predely real'nogo vremeni. Na Zemle o demonah uzhe i dumat' zabyli, a tut nezhdanno-negadanno odin iz nih ob"e;yavlyaetsya posredi Barselony i pytaetsya uvoloch' Artemisa Faula v drugoe izmerenie. Pravda, i Artemis ne sovsem sluchajno okazalsya na meste materializacii demona. Ochen' uzh skuchno zubrit' geometriyu posle togo, kak spasesh' mir. Poehtomu yunyj genij nachal ponemnozhku izuchat' problemu demonov i prishel k vyvodu, chto vskore ih ostrov so vsemi obitatelyami budet vybroshen v nashe izmerenie. Volshebnomu narodcu takoe svetoprestavlenie tochno ni k chemu, i Artemis polon reshimosti pomoch' starym druz'yam s Nizhnih Urovnej. Odnako, kak vyyasnilos', on ne edinstvennyj vershok, interesuyushchijsya demonami. V koi veki emu vstretilas' dostojnaya sopernica...

Illegal A graphic novel telling one boy's epic journey to Europe

Illegal A graphic novel telling one boy's epic journey to Europe

Author: Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

This is a powerful and timely story about one boy's epic journey across Africa to Europe, a graphic novel for all children with glorious colour artwork throughout. From Eoin Colfer, previously Irish Children's Laureate, and the team behind his bestselling Artemis Fowl graphic novels. Ebo: alone. His sister left months ago. Now his brother has disappeared too, and Ebo knows it can only be to make the hazardous journey to Europe. Ebo's epic journey takes him across the Sahara Desert to the dangerous streets of Tripoli, and finally out to the merciless sea. But with every step he holds on to his hope for a new life, and a reunion with his sister. *Winner of the Judges' Special Award at the Children's Books Ireland Book of the Year Awards* 'Beautifully realised and punchily told.' Alex O'Connell, The Times Children's Book of the Week 'A powerful, compelling work, evocatively illustrated ... It would take a hard heart not to be moved by this book.' Financial Times

Artemis Fowl. Artemis Fowl & The Opal Deception

Artemis Fowl. Artemis Fowl & The Opal Deception

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 24/07/2017

Glavnyj vrag policii Nizhnih Urovnej na svobode. Tekhnologicheskij genij, sozdatel'nica znamenityh laboratorij i organizator goblinskogo myatezha Opal Koboj vyshla iz iskusstvennoj komy i bezhala iz kliniki. Koboj stremitsya svergnut' Podzemnuyu policiyu i sdelat'sya povelitel'nicej volshebnogo narodca. Ona uzhe probovala zahvatit' vlast', no tut tak nekstati vstryal ehtot vershok, Artemis Faul. Teper' zhe Koboj pridumala plan pohitree: ona raskroet lyudyam tajnu volshebnogo narodca, i mirovoe gospodstvo u nee v karmane. I Artemis Faul zhestoko poplatitsya za to, chto kogda-to vstal na puti u Opal Koboj. Artemisu mezhdu tem sterli pamyat'. On voobshche ne pomnit, kto takaya Opal Koboj, da i vse ehti ehl'fy, kentavry i gnomy. Teper' yunomu geniyu grozit smertel'naya opasnost', esli tol'ko ne vmeshaetsya ego staraya, a nyne pozabytaya priyatel'nica EHlfi Maloj

Artemis Fowl and The Eternity Code

Artemis Fowl and The Eternity Code

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 23/05/2017

Artemis Faul gotovitsya osushchestvit' svoj poslednij zamysel. Ego otec vyzdoravlivaet posle dvuhletnego plena i vot-vot voz'met na sebya funkcii glavy semejstva. A mat' polna reshimosti nastavit' muzha i syna na put' istinnyj. Tak chto, pohozhe, blistatel'nym avantyuram Artemisa prishel konec. Ostalos' provernut' vsego odnu - vytryasti tonnu zolota iz amerikanskogo milliardera. Za chto? Da za to, chto Artemis ne vypustit na rynok odnu veshchicu, kotoraya vmig razorit ego komp'yuternoe proizvodstvo. Delo, kazalos' by, plevoe, no s samogo nachala vse poshlo ne po planu. Bednyaga Dvorecki... Teper' pomoch' emu smozhet tol'ko volshebnyj narodec. K tomu zhe, iz-za neudavshejsya avantyury Artemisa, na Nizhnim Urovnyam grozyat novye napasti. YUnomu Faulu i kapitanu EHlfi Maloj vnov' predstoit dejstvovat' bok o bok - nu chto zh, im ne privykat'!

My Real Life

My Real Life

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2017

In this stunning one-man play by the award-winning and bestselling author Eoin Colfer - `a born raconteur... a true original' (Daily Telegraph) - Wexford man Noel asks his best friend for `a bit of a speech, for the afters'. We soon learn that the `afters' in question are Noel's own funeral. He has been diagnosed with MS and has decided to end it all. Sitting alone in his room waiting for the pills to take effect, Noel dictates his final thoughts on two sides of a 90-minute cassette tape for his best friend. Being `of sound mind and unsound body', he has apologies to make and messages to send. He has love in his heart and he wants to declare it, even if it's already too late. And so he spends what is possibly the last hour of his life reliving the highs and lows of the past forty years. My Real Life is sharply written, sensitive, funny and immensely moving, a tour de force by Colfer who with `his great humanity [and] comic genius' (director Ben Barnes) has created an unforgettable play - theatre at its very best.

Artemis Fowl. The Arctic Incident

Artemis Fowl. The Arctic Incident

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 20/02/2017

rinadcatiletnij Artemis neozhidanno poluchaet izvestie ot otca, kotorogo vse davno schitayut pogibshim. YUnyj naslednik semejstva Faul brosaetsya po sledu, polnyj reshimosti vyrvat' otca iz ruk pohititelej. V takom dele ne pomeshaet nadezhnyj soyuznik, vooruzhennyj vysokimi tekhnologiyami i magiej. Ne obratit'sya li za pomoshch'yu k volshebnomu narodcu?Na volshebnyj narodec tem vremenem nagonyaet strah banda goblinov - oni pol'zuyutsya zapreshchennym oruzhiem i, chto eshche huzhe, nezakonno vedut torgovlyu s lyud'mi. Pravda, dlya goblinov-tugodumov oni dejstvuyut slishkom uzh raschetlivo i hitroumno - vpolne vozmozhno, u bandy imeetsya tajnyj rukovoditel'. Ugroza opasnee, chem kazhetsya na pervyj vzglyad, i za rassledovanie berutsya oficery Korpusa Osobogo Naznacheniya. Kapitanu Maloj i majoru Krutu ochen' kstati prishelsya by v kachestve partnera yunyj genij iz mira lyudej. Puti Artemisa Faula i volshebnogo narodca snova peresekayutsya, no, mozhet stat'sya, v ehtot raz byvshim protivnikam suzhdeno srazit'sya s obshchim vragom

ARTEMIS FOWL

ARTEMIS FOWL

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 11/01/2017

Artemisu Faulu vsego dvenadcat' let. On, po men'shej mere, vunderkind, a vozmozhno dazhe i genij. Ego lyubimoe zanyatie - razrabotka kovarnejshih planov. Ego sem'ya - nastoyashchaya legenda prestupnogo mira. Za mnogo pokolenij Fauly nazhili neshutochnoe sostoyanie, no v konce XX veka ih polozhenie izryadno poshatnulos'. Otec Artemisa - mezhdu prochim, glavnyj vinovnik semejnogo kraha - ischez v neizvestnom napravlenii; mat' ot gorya slegla i s trudom uznaet sobstvennogo syna. V obshchem, ot bylogo velichiya sem'i Faul ostalos', pryamo skazhem, ne tak uzh mnogo. Poehtomu Artemis polon reshimosti ispravit' oshibki otca i vernut' sem'e utrachennuyu slavu i velikolepie. Prichem on nameren sdelat' ehto samym neobychnym sposobom, kakoj tol'ko mozhno voobrazit'. Dlya dostizheniya celi Artemisu nuzhno zoloto - i v nemalyh kolichestvah. A gde eshche najti zoloto, krome kak u volshebnogo narodca? Znachit, yunomu nasledniku sem'i Faul pridetsya poblizhe poznakomit'sya s ehl'fami i leprekonami...

Iron Man: The Gauntlet

Iron Man: The Gauntlet

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 25/10/2016

Tony Stark is known throughout the world as many things: billionaire, inventor, Avenger. But mainly for being the Invincible Iron Man.Just when Tony is about to add his pizzazz to an international eco-summit in Ireland, someone close to him forces him to question his role in making the world a more dangerous place with his high-tech weaponry. But Stark doesn't have much time to reflect before an old enemy presents him with an even greater challenge: the assassination of all the eco-ministers, and Iron Man himself. Just how invincible Iron Man is when he is stripped of everything remains to be seen in this breathless adventure by the bestselling author of Artemis Fowl.From the Compact Disc edition.

Imaginary Fred

Imaginary Fred

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

WINNER OF CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR, IRISH BOOK AWARDS An extraordinary collaboration between Irish Children's Laureate, Eoin Colfer, and picture book superstar, Oliver Jeffers! Sometimes, with a little electricity, or luck, or even magic, an imaginary friend might appear when you need one. An imaginary friend like Fred... Fred floated like a feather in the wind until a lonely little boy wished for him and found a friendship like no other. The perfect chemistry between Eoin Colfer's text and Oliver Jeffer's artwork make for a dazzlingly original colour gift book.

WARP 3 - Die Katzenhexe

WARP 3 - Die Katzenhexe

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 13/06/2016

Das grandiose Finale von Eoin Colfers Zeitreise-Trilogie WARP. Der Bestsellerautor mixt die Genres: Dystopie, Agententhriller, historischers Abenteuer und Satire. Ein wunderbares Lesevergnugen voller Fantasie und krachender Ironie vom Autor der Artemis Fowl-Bucher. Ein Zeugenschutzprogramm in der Vergangenheit.Dafr wurde WARP vom FBI ursprnglich entwickelt. Aber durch einen Riss im Zeittunnel sind einige der WARP-Agenten im Jahr 1647 gestrandet. Prompt wurden sie von der berraschten Bevlkerung fr Hexen gehalten und gnadenlos verfolgt. Auch FBI-Junior-Agentin Chevie Savano und ihr Freund Riley landen in diesem dunklen Zeitalter und treffen auf einen alten Widersacher: Quantenzauberer Albert Garrick, in dieser Epoche der erfolgreichste Hexenjger von allen. Jetzt hat Garrick nur noch ein Ziel: Rache an seinem ehemaligen Lehrling Riley und dessen Gefhrtin Chevie, der Katzenhexe!"e;Die Katzenhexe"e; ist derdritte Band der WARP-Trilogie.Die beiden Vorgngerbndesind"e;Der Quantenzauberer"e; und "e;Der Klunkerfischer"e;.

Mary's Hair and the Fish in the Bathtub

Mary's Hair and the Fish in the Bathtub

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/05/2016

Mary loathes her big, curly, bushy hair and so she chops it all off...and she looks fantastic! But her mammy is not convinced and forbids her from ever cutting her own hair again. But she didn't say anything about anyone else...Little Lucja's Grandpa Feliks plans to have a tasty Christmas Eve dinner of carp. But when the carp arrives alive and takes up residence in the bathtub, has Grandpa Feliks finally met his match?

Anna Liza and the Happy Practice

Anna Liza and the Happy Practice

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/03/2016

Anna Liza likes to help cheer up her mother's psychiatric patients with her 17 top knock-knock jokes and cheerful songs, but when she meets Edward, she hits a brick wall. Edward's dad is so sad since his mum left; he says his life isn't going anywhere any more. Anna Liza has a plan to get him on the move again, if only she can manage to evade her mother's attention long enough. High quality cream paper and a special easy to read font ensure a smooth read for all.

Once Upon a Place

Once Upon a Place

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2015

A collection of 11 new short stories and 6 new poems by Ireland's top children's writers, edited by Laureate na nOg Eoin Colfer and illustrated by world renowned artist PJ Lynch. Each of the stories and poems is based around the theme of place, being set or inspired by a particular location within Ireland. Contributors include: Eoin Colfer Roddy Doyle Derek Landy Siobhan Parkinson Paula Leyden John Connolly Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick Oisin McGann Jane Mitchell Sarah Webb Jim Sheridan Enda Wyley Pat Boran Seamus Cashman Mark Granier Geraldine Mills Kate Newmann

The Seal's Fate

The Seal's Fate

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2015

School's out, and Bobby Parrish is spending the summer on his dad's boat. Job number one is to deal with the seals infesting the peninsula. The money's good - but Bobby knows, deep down, that he hasn't got it in him. Eoin Colfer's trademark humour and lightness of touch and Victor Ambrus's classic artwork evoke a strong sense of place, character and vitality. An ideal gift for lovers of the best writing and artwork the children's market has to offer.

Imaginary Fred

Imaginary Fred

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/09/2015

An exquisite, small format gift edition of this extraordinary collaboration between Irish Children's Laureate, Eoin Colfer, and picture book superstar Oliver Jeffers! Sometimes, with a little electricity, or luck, or even magic, an imaginary friend might appear when you need one. An imaginary friend like Fred... Fred floated like a feather in the wind until a lonely little boy wished for him and found a friendship like no other. The perfect chemistry between Eoin Colfer's text and Oliver Jeffer's artwork make for a dazzlingly original colour gift book.

Imaginary Fred

Imaginary Fred

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/09/2015

An extraordinary collaboration between Irish Children's Laureate, Eoin Colfer, and picture book superstar, Oliver Jeffers! Sometimes, with a little electricity, or luck, or even magic, an imaginary friend might appear when you need one. An imaginary friend like Fred... Fred floated like a feather in the wind until a lonely little boy wished for him and found a friendship like no other. The perfect chemistry between Eoin Colfer's text and Oliver Jeffer's artwork make for a dazzlingly original colour gift book.

WARP Book 3 The Forever Man

WARP Book 3 The Forever Man

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 15/09/2015

Riley, an orphan boy living in Victorian London, has achieved his dream of becoming a renowned magician, the Great Savano. He owes much of his success to Chevie, a seventeen-year-old FBI agent who traveled from the future in a time pod and helped him defeat his murderous master, Albert Garrick. But it is difficult for Riley to enjoy his new life, for he has always believed that Garrick will someday, somehow, return to seek vengeance.Chevie has assured Riley that Garrick was sucked into a temporal wormhole, never to emerge. The full nature of the wormhole has never been understood, however, and just as a human body will reject an unsuitable transplant, the wormhole eventually spat him out. By the time Garrick makes it back to Victorian London, he has been planning his revenge on Riley for centuries. But even the best-laid plans can go awry, and when the three are tossed once more into the wormhole, they end up in a highly paranoid Puritan village where everything is turned upside down. Chevie is accused of being a witch, Garrick is lauded as the town's protector, and...is that a talking dog? Riley will need to rely on his reserve of magic tricks to save Chevie and destroy his former master once and for all.

Mary'S Hair

Mary'S Hair

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2015

Mary loathes her big, curly, bushy hair and so she chops it all off...and she looks fantastic! Well, at least she thinks so. But her mammy is not convinced and forbids her from ever cutting her own hair again. But she didn't say anything about anyone else...A brilliant laugh-out-loud Little Gem about a not-so-brilliant hairdresser and one very unfortunate dog! High quality cream paper and a special easy to read font ensure a smooth read for all.

The Forever Man (W.A.R.P. Book 3)

The Forever Man (W.A.R.P. Book 3)

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/06/2015

You can't outrun your own history . . . Still trapped in Victorian London, FBI agent Chevie Savano is determined to help her friend Riley find his long-lost brother. But the WARP wormhole has other ideas . . . Pulled two centuries into the past, Chevie and Riley find themselves in the village of Mandrake. Under siege from prowling monsters that have escaped from the wormhole, the village's only protector is the sinister Witchfinder - a man with a hidden past and deadly powers. With Chevie branded a witch and sentenced to be burned at the stake, can Riley thwart the Witchfinder's plans before he destroys them all?

The Hangman's Revolution (W.A.R.P. Book 2)

The Hangman's Revolution (W.A.R.P. Book 2)

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2015

F.B.I. AGENT CHEVIE SAVANO IS TRAPPED IN A NIGHTMARE FUTURE. Unless she can return to 19th-century London and change the course of history, millions will die. Luckily she has Riley the boy magician and a Victorian gangster with lovely hair to help her battle two crazed villains, who have brought the military technology of the future back in time - with potentially disastrous consequences. The stakes are higher than the hangman's noose and only Chevie can save the day. Assuming she can avoid being killed by a couple of psycho warrior-nuns first . . .

WARP 2 - Der Klunkerfischer

WARP 2 - Der Klunkerfischer

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 09/03/2015

Ein haarstraubendes Abenteuer im Herzen Londons, das die Zukunft verandern wird. Bestsellerautor Eoin Colfer mixt ein weiteres Mal die Genres: Zeitreise, Dystopie, Agententhriller. Ein lustvolles Lesevergnugen voller Fantasie und Abenteuer vom Autor der Artemis-Fowl-Bucher. Chevie Savano ist ins 21. Jahrhundert zurckgekehrt. Aber durch ihre Reise in die Vergangenheit hat sich der Zeitenlauf verndert. Die halbe Welt befindet sich nun im Krieg und Chevie soll zur Soldatin ausgebildet werden. Doch glcklicherweise gibt es auch in dieser Gegenwart eine WARP-Kapsel, mit der sie ins 19. Jahrhundert zurckkehren kann, um den Zeitstrahl wieder geradezubiegen. Im Jahr 1899 hat sich Riley unterdessen mit dem ehemaligen Gangsterboss und Klunkerfischer Otto Malarkey verbndet. Denn es gibt einen neuen Gegner: FBI Agent Colonel Box, der sich seit dreiig Jahren in den Katakomben von London versteckt, plant einen Aufstand, der den Lauf der Geschichte verndern wird. "e;Der Klunkerfischer"e; ist der zweite Band der WARP-Reihe. Der Titel des ersten Bandes lautet "e;Der Quantenzauberer"e;. Mehr Infos rund um WARP unter:www.colfer-warp.de

Lookout: Beyond the Stars

Lookout: Beyond the Stars

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 09/10/2014

A short story from the Fighting Words collection, BEYOND THE STARS, written and illustrated by two of the most outstanding talents in children's fiction todayIreland, 1955: Charley's used to being lookout for Mammy - or 'Sal Capone', as she's known in the local papers. He doesn't want to be part of a criminal gang, but he'd rather that than have his mammy dragged off to prison; she's only trying to keep him safe from Dad.But on the day of Charley's fourteenth birthday, when Mammy takes him along on her latest job - a hold-up at gunpoint of the village post office - Charley's role changes and he has to protect her from the Guard. The stakes have been raised and Charley realises that the outcome of this crime could change their lives for ever. Will it be like in a Hollywood movie? Or will it be 'like life in Ireland: cold and hard and with no happy ending'?

The Fish In The Bathtub

The Fish In The Bathtub

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/08/2014

Heartwarming story set in post-war Poland. Little Lucja's Grandpa Feliks has seen off the German army, and the Communists, and now he is looking forward to a long and peaceful retirement. He plans to begin with a tasty Christmas Eve dinner of carp. But when the carp arrives alive and takes up residence in the bathtub and Lucja's heart, has Grandpa Feliks finally met his match? High quality cream paper and a special easy to read font ensure a smooth read for all.

The Opal Deception The Graphic Novel

The Opal Deception The Graphic Novel

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2014

The adaptation of his genre-busting, award-winning Artemis Fowl series has been a labour of love for lifelong graphic novel fan Eoin Colfer, and Andrew Donkin. Art by Giovanni Rigano and colour by Paolo Lamanna. Evil pixie, Opal Koboi, is back and she's more dangerous than ever. This time she doesn't just want power over the fairy People - this time she wants the humans too. Captain Holly Short is the only fairy with a hope of stopping her, but as Holly knows, it takes one genius criminal mastermind to fight another. But the 14-year-old genius that Holly is thinking of doesn't even remember that fairies exist. How is she going to convince Artemis Fowl to help her stop Opal? Gold usually does the trick, and this time is should be no different. Or is Artemis changing?

Artemis Fowl: Books 1-4

Artemis Fowl: Books 1-4

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 26/06/2014

Artemis Fowl is the twelve-year-old child genius and most powerful criminal mastermind in history! This eBook bundle includes the first four titles in the compelling Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer: Artemis Fowl, The Arctic Incident, The Eternity Code, and The Opal Deception. Artemis Fowl is public enemy number one, but will anyone ever stop him?

Artemis Fowl: Books 5-8

Artemis Fowl: Books 5-8

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 26/06/2014

Artemis Fowl is the teenage child genius and most powerful criminal mastermind in history! He continues his devastating international crime spree, pursued all the time by Captain Holly Short of the Lower Elements Police Force. This eBook bundle includes the final four titles in the compelling Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer: The Lost Colony, The Time Paradox, The Atlantis Complex, and The Last Guardian. As the series comes to its conclusion, the entire human race is in grave danger. Who will lead the fight to save the world from total destruction?

WARP Book 2: The Hangman's Revolution

WARP Book 2: The Hangman's Revolution

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 24/06/2014

Young FBI agent Chevie Savano arrives back in modern-day London after a time-trip to the Victorian age, to find the present very different from the one she left. Europe is being run by a Facsist movement known as the Boxites, who control their territory through intimidation and terror. Chevie's memories come back to her in fragments, and just as she is learning about the WARP program from Professor Charles Smart, inventor of the time machine, he is killed by secret service police. Now they are after Chevie, too, but she escapes--into the past. She finds Riley, who is being pursued by futuristic soldiers, and saves him. Working together again, it is up to Chevie and Riley to find the enigmatic Colonel Clayton Box, who is intent on escalating his power, and stop him before he can launch missiles at the capitals of Europe.

Hinterher ist man immer tot

Hinterher ist man immer tot

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 28/02/2014

Wenn der Tod kommt, ist SenseDan McEvoy, irischer Gangster mit Haarimplantat, hat ein Problem: Der Mob will ihn tot. Die Polizei will ihn tot. Dabei will er nur mit seiner neuen Freundin abhngen. Doch sein alter Erzfeind Mike hat noch eine Rechnung offen mit ihm. Dan soll ein gefhrliches Paket an jemand ganz blen abliefern. Notgedrungen lsst er sich darauf ein. Da wird er entfhrt. Von zwei Cops mit einer Vorliebe fr Latexanzge. Als sich schlielich sogar Dans glamourse Stiefoma in die Jagd auf ihn einschaltet, muss er erkennen: Die Familie ist die tdlichste Bedrohung von allen.

WARP 1 - Der Quantenzauberer

WARP 1 - Der Quantenzauberer

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 17/02/2014

Die neue Jugendbuchreihe vom Spiegel-Bestseller-Autor der Artemis Fowl-Bucher. Ein grandioses Zeitreise-Abenteuer fur Fantasy-Leser mit Humor. Was soll es anderes sein als eine Strafversetzung? FBI-Junior-Agentin Chevie Savano wurde nach London geschickt, um im Auftrag von WARP eine merkwrdige alte Metallkapsel zu bewachen. Das war vor neun Monaten. Und seitdem sitzt sie vor dem Ding und wartet darauf, dass irgendjemand oder etwas da rauskommt. Als ein Wandspiegel mit einem Knall zerplatzt, die Deckenleuchten anfangen zu flackern und drauen eine Straenlaterne nach der anderen explodiert, ist Chevie sofort klar, dass die Kapsel im Keller aus ihrem Dornrschenschlaf erwacht ist. Mit vorgehaltener Waffe strmt sie die Treppe herunter und findet ... einen 14-jhrigen Jungen, der aussieht, als wre er soeben aus einem Buch von Charles Dickens gefallen. "e;Der Quantenzauberer"e; ist der erste Band der WARP-Reihe.

Doctor Who

Doctor Who

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 21/11/2013

A brand new, audio edition of an exciting story about the First Doctor, launched as part of a year-long series to celebrate Doctor Who's 50th anniversary. The series brings together some of the most exciting names in children's fiction, each putting their own unique spin on the Doctor, his terrifying alien enemies and time-travelling adventures.

Screwed

Screwed

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/09/2013

The superb follow-up to Eoin Colfer's highly acclaimed adult cime debut PLUGGED featuring Irish ex-army sergeant Dan McEvoy, written with the warmth and wit that make his Artemis Fowl novels so irresistible.

WARP Book 1: The Reluctant Assassin

WARP Book 1: The Reluctant Assassin

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 07/05/2013

Riley, a teenorphan boy living in Victorian London,has had the misfortune ofbeing apprenticed to Albert Garrick, an illusionist who has fallen on difficult times and now uses his unique conjuring skills to gain access to victims' dwellings. On one such escapade,Garrick brings his reluctant apprentice along and urges him to commit his first killing. Riley is saved from having to commit the grisly act when the intended victim turns out to be a scientist from the future, part of the FBI's Witness Anonymous Relocation Program (WARP) Riley is unwittingly transported via wormhole to modern day London, followed closely by Garrick.In modern London, Riley is helped by Chevron Savano, a nineteen-year-old FBI agent sent to London as punishmentafter a disastrous undercover, anti-terrorist operation in Los Angeles. TogetherRiley and Cheviemust evade Garrick, who has been fundamentally altered by his trip through the wormhole. Garrick is now not only evil, but he also possesses all of the scientist's knowledge.He is determined to track Riley down and use the timekey in Chevie's possession to make his way back to Victorian London where he can literally change the world.

Screwed

Screwed

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 02/05/2013

Artemis Fowl and The Arctic Incident

Artemis Fowl and The Arctic Incident

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 11/04/2013

The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Eoin Colfers Artemis Fowl: The Artic Incident, read by the actor Gerry OBrien. Someone has been supplying Class A illegal human power sources to the goblins. Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit is sure that her arch-enemy, thirteen-year-old Artemis Fowl, is responsible. But is he? Artemis has his own problems to deal with: his father is being held to ransom and only a miracle will save him. Maybe this time a brilliant plan just wont be enough. Maybe this time Artemis needs help...

Artemis Fowl and the Last Guardian

Artemis Fowl and the Last Guardian

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2013

IS THIS ARMAGEDDON FOR ARTEMIS FOWL? Opal Koboi, power-crazed pixie, is plotting to exterminate mankind and become fairy queen. If she succeeds, the spirits of long-dead fairy warriors will rise from the earth, inhabit the nearest available bodies and wreak mass destruction. But what happens if those nearest bodies include crows, or deer, or badgers - or two curious little boys by the names of Myles and Beckett Fowl? Yes, it's true. Criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl's four-year-old brothers could be involved in destroying the human race. Can Artemis and Captain Holly Short of the Lower Elements Police stop Opal and prevent the end of the world?

Doctor Who: A Big Hand For The Doctor

Doctor Who: A Big Hand For The Doctor

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 23/01/2013

Eleven Doctors, eleven months, eleven stories: a year-long celebration of Doctor Who! The most exciting names in children's fiction each create their own unique adventure about the time-travelling Time Lord.London, 1900. The First Doctor is missing both his hand and his granddaughter, Susan. Faced with the search for Susan, a strange beam of soporific light, and a host of marauding Soul Pirates intent on harvesting human limbs, the Doctor is promised a dangerous journey into a land he may never forget...

Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 26/10/2012

Artemis Fowl, der jungste Spross einer alten irischen Gangsterdynastie, mochte mit einem unglaublichen Plan den finanziellen Ruin seiner Familie aufhalten. Mit Hilfe des in seinen Besitz gelangten Buchs der Elfen deckt er ein Geheimnis auf, von dem bisher kein Mensch etwas ahnte. Tief unter der Erde hutet das Elfen-Volk einen legendaren Goldschatz. Artemis ist zwar erst zwolf, aber hochbegabt und mit Hilfe seines schlagkraftigen Butlers macht er sich auf, das Gold zu rauben ... Artemis Fowl ist fr den Internationalen Preis der jungen Leser 2008, eine Aktion der Stiftung Lesen, nominiert. Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Artemis Fowl - Die Verschworung

Artemis Fowl - Die Verschworung

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 26/10/2012

Auf geheimen Wegen gelangt Meisterverbrecher Artemis Fowl in das eisige Murmansk, wo er seinen Vater vermutet, der sich in der Gewalt einer skrupellosen Erpresserbande befinden soll. Doch Artemis hat ungewohnliche Verbundete auf seiner Seite und naturlich auch schon einen Plan im Kopf. Einen gefahrlichen Plan.

Artemis Fowl - Die Rache

Artemis Fowl - Die Rache

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 26/10/2012

Atemberaubende Coups, eiskalt durchgezogen, sind das Markenzeichen des genialen Artemis Fowl. Gerade ist er dabei, das am besten gesicherte Gemalde der Welt aus einer Bank zu stehlen, da gerat das geheime Erdland in auerste Gefahr: Die gefahrliche Wichtelin Opal ist ihren Bewachern entkommen und plant finstere Rache... Lernen Sie auch das Hrbuch zu diesem Titel kennen!

Artemis Fowl 8: The Last Guardian

Artemis Fowl 8: The Last Guardian

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 10/07/2012

Is this Artemis fowl's Last stand?Artemis Fowl's archenemy Opal Koboi has masterminded a way to simultaneously secure her release from prison and bring the human and fairy worlds to their knees. And, unless Artemis can stop her, the evil pixie's next move will destroy all human life on earth. Ground zero is the Fowl Estate, where Opal has reanimated fairy warriors who were buried there thousands of years ago. Their spirits have possessed any vessels they can findcorpses, Artemis's little brothers, assorted wildlifeand they are bound to obey Opal's every command. Defeating the motley troops and their diabolical leader will require all of Artemis's clevernessas well as Butler's bravery, Holly's skill, and Foaly's gadgetry. But if their best efforts aren't enough, Armageddon will surely follow. New York Times best-selling author and comic genius Eoin Colfer will leave Artemis Fowl fans gasping up to the very end of this thrilling finale to the blockbuster series.

Der Tod ist ein bleibender Schaden

Der Tod ist ein bleibender Schaden

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 29/02/2012

Es hatte alles so schon werden konnen. Dan McEvoy, knallharter Tursteher und Exsoldat, hat soeben neue Haare transplantiert bekommen. Jetzt klappt's auch mit Connie, der heien Hostess im verruchtesten Club von New Jersey. Doch dann wird Connie mit Loch im Kopf und mausetot aufgefunden. Die Bullen verdachtigen Dan. Der hat ausnahmsweise eine weie Weste. Das kann er sogar beweisen. Und weil Dan ein Meister der Fettnapfchen ist, geht dabei alles so richtig schon schief. Die Mafia hat's auf ihn abgesehen und fackelt ihm fast den teuren Haarschopf ab. Doch ob mit oder ohne Haare, Dan will Connies Morder finden.

Plugged

Plugged

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 01/08/2011

The long-awaited crime caper so outlandish, so maniacal, so wickedly funny, it could have only come from the mind that brought you Artemis Fowl.Daniel McEvoy has a problem. Well, really, he has several, but for this Irish ex-pat bouncer at a seedy small-time casino, the fact that his girlfriend was just murdered in the parking lot is uppermost in his mind.That is until lots of people around him start dying, and not of natural causes. Suddenly Daniel's got half the New Jersey mob, dirty cops, and his man-crazy upstairs neighbor after him and he still doesn't know what's going on. Bullets are flying, everybody's on the take, and it all may be more than Daniel's new hair plugs can handle.And Daniel's got to find the guy who put in those hair plugs-or at least his body-and fast, or else he'll never get that voice out of his head. Head-spinning plot twists, breakneck pacing, and some of the best banter this side of Elmore Leonard's Detroit will keep you on the edge of your seat and itching for more.

Guys Read: Artemis Begins

Guys Read: Artemis Begins

Author: Eoin Colfer, Adam Rex Format: eBook Release Date: 21/06/2011

Long before Artemis Fowl appeared in Eoin Colfers hit series, he was born in the form of Eoins younger brother Donal--the young criminal mastermind of the family. And on one particular spring day, he concocts his most sinister plot yet. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Artemis Fowl and the Opal Deception

Artemis Fowl and the Opal Deception

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2011

Evil pixie, Opal Koboi, is back and she's more dangerous than ever. This time she doesn't just want power over the fairy People - this time she wants the humans too. Captain Holly Short is the only fairy with a hope of stopping her, but as Holly knows, it takes one genius criminal mastermind to fight another. But the 14-year-old genius that Holly is thinking of doesn't even remember that fairies exist. How is she going to convince Artemis Fowl to help her stop Opal? Gold usually does the trick, and this time is should be no different. Or is Artemis changing?

Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2011

12-year-old villain Artemis Fowl is the most ingenious criminal mastermind in history. His bold and daring plan is to hold a leprechaun to ransom. But he's taking on more than he bargained for when he kidnaps Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon (Lower Elements Police Reconnaissance Unit).

Artemis Fowl and the Lost Colony

Artemis Fowl and the Lost Colony

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2011

Ten millennia ago, the fairy People were defeated in a great battle with mankind, forcing them to move underground. Only the eighth family of fairies remained undefeated: the demons. But now one demon has discovered the secrets of the fairy world, and if humans get hold of this information the fairies are in BIG trouble. Only one person can prevent this disaster - teenage criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl. Action packed and full of humour - a must-read for boys and girls aged 10+.

Artemis Fowl and the Eternity Code

Artemis Fowl and the Eternity Code

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2011

Thirteen-year-old criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl has constructed a supercomputer from stolen fairy technology. In the wrong hands it could be fatal for humans and fairies alike. But no need to worry, Artemis has a brilliant plan. He's not going to use the computer; he's just going to show it to a ruthless American businessman with Mafia connections. His bodyguard, Butler, will be with him. What could possibly go wrong...?

Artemis Fowl and The Arctic Incident

Artemis Fowl and The Arctic Incident

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2011

Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident is the second book in the epicly good Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer. Criminal Mastermind Artemis Fowl never stops scheming . . . Artemis's father has been missing for almost two years. His location? The Arctic Circle, where the Russian Mafiya are holding him prisoner. Now Artemis must execute a daring rescue operation to get his father back. But that's not his only problem. Since abducting one of an underground race of armed and dangerous fairies, Artemis has become their prime suspect for any human wrongdoing. Elfin Captain Holly Short has accused him of supplying illegal human power cells (aka AAA batteries) to the goblin gangs. There's going to be a terrifying uprising - but at least it will get Artemis away from his computer and he'll meet some new people. It's just a pity most of them want to kill him. 'Hugely satisfying - not to be missed' - Irish Independent 'Engagingly vivid, exciting and witty' - The Telegraph 'Fast, funny and very exciting' - Daily Mail ***Artemis Fowl was winner of the WHSmith Children's Book of the Year Award and Children's Book of the Year at the Children's Book Awards. Shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award.*** ****Enter Artemis's wicked world at www.artemisfowl.co.uk****

Artemis Fowl and the Time Paradox

Artemis Fowl and the Time Paradox

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2011

Artemis Fowl and the Time Paradox is the sixth book in the criminally good Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer. Artemis Fowl is no stranger to trouble. In fact he's a magnet for it. Man-eating trolls, armed and dangerous (not to mention high-tech) fairies, flame-throwing goblins - he's seen the lot. He had decided to forego criminal activity of the more magical kind. However . . . Now his mother is gravely ill. He must travel back through time to steal the cure from the clutches of the devious mastermind . . . Artemis Fowl. That's right. With fairy ally Captain Holly Short by his side, Artemis is going back in time to do battle with his deadliest enemy yet. Himself. 'Grips like an electromagnet until the last word' - Independent 'Engagingly vivid, exciting and witty' - The Telegraph 'Fast, funny and very exciting' - Daily Mail ***Artemis Fowl was winner of the WHSmith Children's Book of the Year Award and Children's Book of the Year at the Children's Book Awards. Shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award.*** ****Enter Artemis's wicked world at www.artemisfowl.co.uk****

Artemis Fowl - Der Atlantis-Komplex

Artemis Fowl - Der Atlantis-Komplex

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 02/03/2011

Was ist los mit Artemis? Die Elfe Holly erkennt den legendaren Meisterdieb nicht wieder. Der sonst so smarte Artemis leidet an einer seltsamen Krankheit. Er ist plotzlich aberglaubisch und zwanghaft auf die Zahl Funf fixiert. Auerdem hat er sich unsterblich in Holly verliebt und lasst keine Gelegenheit aus, ihr seine Gefuhle zu gestehen. Damit treibt er sie in den Wahnsinn. Doch es kommt noch schlimmer: Eine geheimnisvolle bose Macht greift die unterirdische Stadt Atlantis an. Und niemand bemerkt die Gefahr. Wenn Holly nichts tut, werden sie, Artemis und alle Bewohner von Atlantis sterben.

Guys Read: Artemis Begins

Guys Read: Artemis Begins

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 22/09/2010

It's here: Volume One of the official Guys Read Library. Jon Scieszka's Guys Read initiative was founded on a simple premise: that young guys enjoy reading most when they have reading they can enjoy. And out of this comes a series that aims to give them just that. Ten books, arranged by theme, featuring the best of the best where writing for kids is concerned. Each book is a collection of original short stories, but these aren't your typical anthologieseach book is edgy, inventive, visual, and one-of-a-kind, featuring a different theme for guys to get excited about. Funny Business is based around the theme ofwhat elsehumor, and if you're familiar with Jon and Guys Read, you already know what you're in store for: ten hilarious stories from some of the funniest writers around. Before you're through, you'll meet a teenage mummy; a kid desperate to take a dip in the world's largest pool of chocolate milk; a homicidal turkey; parents who hand over their son's room to a biker; the only kid in his middle school who hasn't turned into a vampire, wizard, or superhero; and more. And the contributor list includes bestselling author, award winners, and fresh new talent alike: Mac Barnett, Eoin Colfer, Christopher Paul Curtis, Kate DiCamillo (writing with Jon Scieszka), Paul Feig, Jack Gantos, Jeff Kinney, David Lubar, Adam Rex, and David Yoo.Guys Read is all about turning young readers into lifelong onesand with this book, and each subsequent installment in the series, we aim to leave no guy unturned.

Artemis Fowl 7: The Atlantis Complex

Artemis Fowl 7: The Atlantis Complex

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 10/08/2010

';[Artemis Fowl] will grab your interest, no matter what your age.'The New York PostArtemis has committed his entire fortune to a project he believes will save the planet and its inhabitants, both human and fairy. Can it be true? Has goodness taken hold of the world's greatest teenage criminal mastermind?Captain Holly Short is unconvinced, and discovers that Artemis is suffering from Atlantis Complex, a psychosis common in guilt-ridden fairies. Symptoms include obsessive-compulsive behavior, paranoia, multiple personality disorder and, in extreme cases, embarrassing professions of love to a certain feisty LEPrecon fairy.Unfortunately, Atlantis Complex has struck at the worst possible time. A deadly foe from Holly's past is intent on destroying the actual city of Atlantis. Can Artemis escape the confines of his mindand the grips of a giant squidin time to save the underwater metropolis and its fairy inhabitants?Artemis Fowl has lost his mind... Just when the world needs him most.

Artemis Fowl 6: The Time Paradox

Artemis Fowl 6: The Time Paradox

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 13/07/2010

Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a millionaire, a genius, and, above all, a criminal mastermind. But even Artemis doesn't know what he's taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit. These aren't the fairies of bedtime stories; these fairies are armed and dangerous.Artemis thinks he has them right where he wants them . . . but then they stop playing by the rules.Stay back, Human.You don't know what you're dealing with.

Artemis Gwarth a Chod Tragwyddoldeb

Artemis Gwarth a Chod Tragwyddoldeb

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/2009

A Welsh adaptation of Artemis Fowl and the Eternity Code in which the twelve-year-old villain is the most ingenious criminal mastermind in history. Thirteen-year-old criminal mastermind Artemis has constructed a supercomputer from stolen fairy technology. In the wrong hands it could be fatal for humans and fairies alike. But no need to worry, Artemis has a brilliant plan. -- Welsh Books Council

And Another Thing...

And Another Thing...

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 12/10/2009

And Another Thing ... will be the sixth novel in the now improbably named Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy trilogy. Eight years after the death of its creator, Douglas Adams, the author's widow, Jane Belson, has given her approval for the project to be continued by the international number one bestselling children's writer, Eoin Colfer, author of the Artemis Fowl novels. Douglas Adams himself once said, 'I suspect at some point in the future I will write a sixth Hitchhiker book. Five seems to be a wrong kind of number, six is a better kind of number.' Belson said of Eoin Colfer, 'I love his books and could not think of a better person to transport Arthur, Zaphod and Marvin to pastures new.' Colfer, a fan of Hitchhiker since his schooldays, said, 'Being given the chance to write this book is like suddenly being offered the superpower of your choice. For years I have been finishing this incredible story in my head and now I have the opportunity to do it in the real world.' Prepare to be amazed...

Benny and Omar

Benny and Omar

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2009

In my old school, we had fighting, no pool and there'd be vicious matches against the other schools . . . I miss all that stuff! Moving to Africa is the worst thing that has ever happened to Benny Shaw. No one plays hurling (the best game on the planet) and the local school is run by hippies who like to talk about feelings. As if. But when Benny meets wisecracking Omar (the name's Bond, James Bond Omar) who only speaks English in TV catchphrases, he decides that maybe life in this new country can be fun after all . . .

Benny and Babe

Benny and Babe

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2009

Benny glowered at her. Babe by name, but most certainly not by nature. A summer in the Irish countryside is not Benny Shaw's idea of a good time. Especially since the people of Duncade don't appreciate him as the sporting prodigy that he is. All he gets is teasing, which is a favourite pastime of annoying tomboy Babe Meara. Streetwise Benny has met his match and he doesn't know the rules of this particular game. And when Babe turns from a real pain into a real girl, the trouble well and truly begins.

Airman

Airman

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2009

One dark night on the island of Great Saltee, fourteen-year-old Conor is framed for a terrible crime he didn't commit. Thrown into prison by the dastardly Hugo Bonvilain, Conor is trapped in a seaswept dungeon and branded a traitor. He must escape and clear his name; he wants his old life back - his family, his friends . . . and his princess. Conor knows there is only one way out. It's an impossible task, which has never been done before. But Conor is determined to do it. He'll have to fly. Swashbuckling new fiction from the amazing Eoin Colfer, ideal for readers aged 11+.

The Legend of the Worst Boy in the World

The Legend of the Worst Boy in the World

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2008

Will is desperate to win the Giant Jelly Baby competition and be named 'the best boy in the world'. But his big brother Marty always beats him to it. Then one day Will's wish comes true - he's the best boy in the world at last! Marty is not happy, and decides that something must be done . . . Funny, quirky fiction with brilliant black-and-white illustrations by Tony Ross throughout. Boys and girls aged 7+ will love this!

Airman

Airman

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 26/12/2007

Conor Broekhart was born to fly. In fact, legend has it that he was born flying, in a hot air balloon at the Paris Worlds Fair.In the 1890s Conor and his family live on the sovereign Saltee Islands, off the Irish coast. Conor spends his days studying the science of flight with his tutor and exploring the castle with the kings daughter, Princess Isabella. But the boys idyllic life changes forever the day he discovers a deadly conspiracy against the king. When Conor tries to intervene, he is branded a traitor and thrown into jail on the prison island of Little Saltee. There, he has to fight for his life, as he and the other prisoners are forced to mine for diamonds in inhumane conditions. There is only one way to escape Little Saltee, and that is to fly. So Conor passes the solitary months by scratching drawings of flying machines on the prison walls. The months turn into years; but eventually the day comes when Conor must find the courage to trust his revolutionary designs and take to the skies.

Half Moon Investigations

Half Moon Investigations

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/07/2007

Meet Fletcher Moon. Half-pint schoolboy and fully qualified private investigator. Since graduating online, he has solved all sorts of minor mysteries at school and at home. It was only a matter of time before things got serious. When Fletcher investigates a spate of crimes in the town of Lock, the finger of suspicion is soon pointing in the direction of shady brothers Herod and Red Sharkey.

The Legend of Captain Crow's Teeth

The Legend of Captain Crow's Teeth

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/01/2007

Will's brother Marty is always playing practical jokes. But when he tells the bloodcurdling story of the cutthroat pirate Captain Crow, Will is terrified. Is it another one of Marty's tricks, or could Captain Crow's ghost really be out to get him? Spooky, funny fiction - brilliant for boys and girls aged 7-9. Now available in paperback! Fabulous, witty illustrations by Tony Ross throughout.

Wish List

Wish List

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 17/10/2006

From the author of the bestselling Artemis Fowl series comes a heartwarming tale of a young girl who is given a giftthe chance to right her wrongs, and discover the true meaning of life.Meg Finn is in trouble. Unearthly trouble. Cast out of her own home by her stepfather after her mom's death, Meg is a wanderer, a troublemaker. But after her latest stunt, finding a place to sleep is the least of her worries. Blech, Meg's partner in crime, has gotten her involved in an attempt to rob an old man's apartment, and things have gone horribly wrong. After an accidental explosion, both Meg and Blech's spirits are flung into limbo, and a race begins between the demonic and the divine to win Meg's soul.Meg's not such a bad kid, but she hasn't exactly been an angel either, so the tally for her "e;good"e; and "e;evil"e; deeds are dead even. Her only chance for tipping the scales to salvation is by going back to earth and doing some goodspecifically, helping Lowrie, the old guy she tried to rob. He's got a wish list of life regrets to be set right and only so much time to do it. But even if Meg can persuade Lowrie to get mixed up with her, she's going to have to deal with an even scarier, undead Belch who's definitely on the side of the Devil now.With laughs and chills, THE WISH LIST is an exciting tale of life, death, and the unexpected hereafter.

Supernaturalist

Supernaturalist

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 17/10/2006

In the not-too-distant future, in a place call Satellite City, thirteen-year-old Cosmo Hill is unfortunate enough to come into the world unwanted by his parents. And so, as are all orphaned boys his age, Cosmo is dipped in a vaccine vat and sent to the Clarissa Frayne Institute for Parentally Challenges Boys. But when Cosmo attempts to escape, he finds himself caught in a web far worse that he could have ever imagined, embroiled with private police, illegal racing gangs, and a corporation cover-up, until he discovers a horrifying secret that will force him to question everything he knows and everything he believes in.

Half-Moon Investigations

Half-Moon Investigations

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 17/10/2006

Fletcher Moon has never been like other kids. For one thing, he has had to suffer the humiliating nickname "e; Half Moon"e; because of his short stature. But the real reason Fletcher is different is that ever since he was a baby he's had a nose for sniffing out mysteries. And let's just say, it's not a skill that has been appreciated by many people, including his own family. That doesn't bother Fletcher, though. After graduating at the top of his Internet class, he is officially certified as the youngest detective in the world. He even has a silver-plated detective's badge to prove it. Everything is going along fine until two things happen: a classmate hires him to solve a crime, and his prized badge is stolen. All signs point to the town's most notorious crime family, the Sharkeys. As Fletcher follows the clues, evidence of a conspiracy begins to emerge. But before he can crack the case, Fletcher finds himself framed for a serious crime. To clear his name he will have to pair up with the unlikeliest of allies and go on the run from the authorities. Fletcher has twelve hours to find the guilty partyor he is the guilty party.

Artemis Fowl 5: The Lost Colony

Artemis Fowl 5: The Lost Colony

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 12/09/2006

Thousands of years ago, fairies and humans fought a great battle for the magical island of Ireland. When it became clear that they could not win, all of the fairies moved belowgroundexcept for the 8th Family, the demons. Rather than surrender, they used a magical time spell to take their colony out of time and into Limbo. There they have lived for decades, preparing to exact their violent revenge on humans. Now the time spell is unraveling, and demons are beginning to materialize without warning on Earth. If humans were to find out about them, all fairies would be exposed. To protect themselves, the fairies must predict when the next demon will materialize. But in order to do so, they will have to decipher temporal equations so complicated; even a great brain like Foaly cant understand them. But he knows someone who can: Artemis Fowl. So when a very confused demon imp appears in a Sicilian theater, Artemis is there to meet him. But he is not alone. There is someone else who has unlocked the secrets of the fairy world and managed to solve complex mathematical problems as only a genius could. And she is just twelve years old. . .From the Cassette edition.

Artemis Fowl 2: The Arctic Incident

Artemis Fowl 2: The Arctic Incident

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 27/06/2006

Artemis is at boarding school in Ireland when he receives an urgent e-mail from Russia. In it is a plea from a man who has been kidnapped by the Russian Mafia: his father. As Artemis rushes to his rescue, he is stopped by a familiar nemesis, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon fairy police. But this time, instead of battling the fairies, he is going to have to join forces with them if he wants to save one of the few people in the world he loves.

Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 27/06/2006

From a strikingly original voice in fiction comes the story of Artemis Fowl, a very unusual hero. Artemis combines the astuteness of Sherlock Holmes with the sangfroid of James Bond and the attitude of Attila the Hun. But even Artemis doesn't know what he's taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of LEPrecon Unit. These aren't the fairies of bedtime stories. These fairies are armed and they're dangerous. Artemis thinks he's got them just where he wants them, but then they stop playing by the rules . . .Full of unexpected twists and turns, ARTEMIS FOWL opens up a riveting world of magic, mystery, and humor.

Artemis Fowl 4: Opal Deception

Artemis Fowl 4: Opal Deception

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 27/06/2006

Criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl is back...and so is his cunning enemy, Opal Kobol. At the start of the fourth adventure, Artemis has returned to his unlawful ways. He's in Berlin, perparing to steal a famous impressionist painting from a German bank. He has no idea that his old rival, Opal, has escaped from prison by cloning herself. She's left her double behind in jail and, now free, is exacting her revenge on all those who put her there, including Artemis.Meanwhile in the lower elements, Opal has planted a trap for Captain Holly Short and Commander Root of the LEPrecon fairy police--Root is killed, and Holly is framed for the murder. Instead of staying around to defend herseld, Holly rushes to the surface to warn Artemis. But before Holly and Artemis can get away, Opal arrives and abducts them both. Artemis is faced with a world he does not believe in and an enemy with an infernal plan to destroy this world forever.

Artemis Fowl 3: The Eternity Code

Artemis Fowl 3: The Eternity Code

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: eBook Release Date: 27/06/2006

After being held prisoner for years, Artemis Fowl's father has finally come home. He is a new man--an honest man, much to Artemis's horror. He makes his son promise to give up his life of crime, and Artemis has to go along with it. But not until he has completed one last scheme.Artemis has constructed a super-computer from stolen fairy technology. Called the C Cube, it will render all existing human technology obsolete. He arranges a meeting with a powerful Chicago businessman, Jon Spiro, to broker a deal for the C Cube. But Spiro springs a trap--he steals the C Cube and mortally injures Butler. Artemis knows his only hope of saving his loyal bodyguard is to employ fairy magic; so once again he must contact his old rival, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon fairy police.It is going to take a miracle to save Butler, and Artemis's luck may just run out. . .

The Reluctant Assassin (WARP Book 1)

The Reluctant Assassin (WARP Book 1)

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2006

It all began with the FBI and WARP (Witness Anonymous Relocation Programme). Hiding witnesses in the past to protect the future - until now. Riley is a Victorian orphan, hurtled into the twenty-first century and on the run from his evil master. Albert Garrick, the terrifying assassin-for-hire pursuing Riley through time, along with. Chevie Savano, the FBI's youngest and most impulsive special agent. As Garrick relentlessly hunts them down, Riley and Chevie face a desperate race to stay alive and stop Garrick from returning to his own time - armed with knowledge and power that could change the world forever.

The Supernaturalist

The Supernaturalist

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/01/2005

Fourteen-year-old Cosmo Hill longs to escape from the Clarissa Frayne Institute for Parentally Challenged Boys. When a rare chance to get away comes, he grabs it, but the attempt goes fatally wrong. He can feel his life force ebbing away, sucked out of him by a strange blue Parasite ... until a wisecracking gang of kids burst in, blast the creature and save him. They are the Supernaturalists, dedicated to ridding the world of these life-sucking blue parasites. When they realise that Cosmo has the ability to see these blue creatures too, they enlist him as one of them. Their mission leads Cosmo into a world of high-level corruption, James Bond type technology, thrilling adventure and finally back to a place that Cosmo ever thought he'd have to return...the dreaded Clarissa Frayne.

The Wish List

The Wish List

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2004

Meg Finn is in trouble. Unearthly trouble. Cast out of her own home by her stepfather after her mother's death, Meg is a wanderer, a troublemaker. But after a botched attempt to rob a pensioner's flat, Meg, along with her partner in crime, Belch, ends up in a very sticky situation. Meg's soul is up for grabs as the divine and the demonic try every underhanded ploy imaginable to claim it. Her only chance for salvation is the Wish List. But how can she persuade the pensioner Lowrie to help her when she has wronged him? And even if she can persuade him, will she really have enough good points to face up to St Peter? An unforgettable and gritty tale of life, death and an unexpected hereafter.

The Legend of Spud Murphy

The Legend of Spud Murphy

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/06/2004

Will has four brothers and it's chaos in his house! If he's not being teased by his big brother Marty, he has to deal with the terrible, three-headed bundle of cuteness that is his three younger brothers. Even worse, his mother has the brilliant idea of packing Will and Marty off to the library during the holidays. She just doesn't understand! Not only is the library no fun, it's also the habitat of the legendary librarian Spud Murphy. If you put a foot wrong, it's rumoured she will use her dreaded gas-powered spud gun and you don't want that - just ask Ugly Frank how he got his nickname! Eventually Will and Marty discover a love of books and that Mrs Murphy isn't so bad after all!

The Wish List

The Wish List

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/08/2003

Meg Finn is in trouble, unearthly trouble. Cast out of her own home by her stepfather after her mother's death, Meg is a wanderer, a troublemaker. After a botched attempt to rob a pensioner's flat, Meg and her partner in crime, Belch, end up in a very sticky situation. Meg's soul is up for grabs as the divine and the demonic try every underhand ploy imaginable to claim it. Her only chance of salvation is the Wish List. But how can she persuade the pensioner Lowrie to help her when she has wronged him? Even if she can persuade him, will she really have enough points to face up to St Peter?

Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 25/10/2001

Twelve-year-old villain Artemis Fowl is the most ingenious criminal mastermind in history. His bold and daring plan is to hold a leprechaun to ransom. But he's taking on more than he bargained for when he kidnaps Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon(Lower Elements Police Reconnaissance Unit). For a start, leprechaun technology is more advanced than our own. Add to that the fact that Holly is a true heroine and that her senior officer Commander Root will stop at nothing to get her back and you've got the mother of all sieges brewing! ARTEMIS FOWL - it's Die Hard... with fairies.

Ed's Bed

Ed's Bed

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/03/2001

Poor Ed Cooper seems to have one problem after another. From Going Potty to Ed's Funny Feet, Ed's life is never boring. This time around Ed is having problems in school, he just can't get his head around his time-tables. At home things are bad too -- Ed has started to wet his bed. What is Ed to do? Flyer number 7

Benny and Babe

Benny and Babe

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/1999

Sequel to the No. 1 Bestseller Benny & Omar Benny, the sports-mad, carefree lad whose adventures in Tunisia have convinced him that he can take on the world, suffers a severe blow to his pride when he meets Babe. He may be a wise guy, but she is at least three steps ahead of him. And he's on her territory. Benny is visiting his grandfather in the country for the summer holidays and finds his position as a 'townie' make him the object of much teasing by the natives. Babe is the village tomboy, given serious respect by the all the local tough guys. She runs a thriving business, rescuing the lost lures and flies of visiting fishermen and selling them at a tidy profit. Babe just might consider Benny as her business partner. But things become very complicated, and dangerous, when Furty Howlin also wants a slice of the action. And that's not the only problem for Benny. A disco reveals a transformed Babe- can they still be friends now that she is a real girl? Benny and Babe was shortlisted for the Reading Association of Ireland Award 2001.

Benny and Omar

Benny and Omar

Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/1998

The hilarious debut novel from one of the world's favourite children's authors. Benny Shaw, a young sporting fanatic, is forced to leave his beloved Wexford, home of all his heroes, and move with his family to Tunisia! How will he survive in a place like this? Then he teams up with Omar, and a madcap friendship between the two boys leads to trouble, crazy escapades, a unique way of communicating, and heartbreaking challenges.