To celebrate the publication of Once upon a Place, a collection of short stories, poems and illustrations for children you are invited to join Aoife Murray, Programme and Events Manager at Children’s Books Ireland, as she discusses the secrets and joys that come with writing for young adults and children with three of Ireland’s best-known practitioners: Eoin Colfer, Laureate na ...Read More »
To celebrate the publication of Once upon a Place, a collection of short stories, poems and illustra...
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 6 months, you’ll know that Eoin Colf...
Eoin Colfer has recently spoken to ‘The Telegraph’ about letting Artemis Fowl go, the fu...
Yes, you heard that right! Mega-selling author Eoin Colfer has teamed up with Marvel to write an Iro...
Artemis Fowl & Eoin Colfer News
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 6 months, you’ll know that Eoin Colfer & Oliver Jeffers recently released “Imaginary Fred.” Sometimes, with a little electricity, or luck, or even magic, an imaginary friend might appear when you need one. An imaginary friend like Fred… Well, ‘Imaginary Fred,’ along with an Eoin Colfer-edited anthology called ‘Once Upon ...Read More »
Eoin Colfer has recently spoken to ‘The Telegraph’ about letting Artemis Fowl go, the future of the series in movie form, and his new book ‘Imaginary Fred.’ It’s taken 15 years of what Eoin Colfer calls “development hell” but finally, Artemis Fowl is coming to the big screen. Artemis Fowl, a scheming boy genius who lives in a futuristic world ...Read More »
Yes, you heard that right! Mega-selling author Eoin Colfer has teamed up with Marvel to write an Iron Man novel! From the Marvel Press Release: Coming in fall 2016, this year’s Irish Laureate of Children’s Books, and author of the world-renowned “Artemis Fowl” series, novelist Eoin Colfer will present an electrifying new take on the Marvel universe’s most famous billionaire ...Read More »
Eoin Colfer is going to be doing a Live Q&A on Boast, the audio social media app, on Sunday the 1st November at 11AM sharp! Boast, the world’s leading audio social media app, is teaming up with international best-selling author, Eoin Colfer, to host it’s very first LIVE Q& A on the app. Fans of the Eoin Colfer’s work, which ...Read More »
Eoin Colfer will be contributing an original story called ‘Holy Mary’ to ‘The Read Quarterly,’ a new children’s publishing magazine. Children’s publishers Sarah Odedina and Kate Manning will launch The Read Quarterly next January, taking a “critical look at the culture of children’s literature”. Each issue will include articles about children’s literature, and will debut at an annual subscription cost of ...Read More »
Eoin Colfer & Oliver Jeffers will be at the Pavilion Theatre in Ireland in a rare appearance on stage together – 25th October, get your tickets here! A brilliant event for children, families and big kids alike, and a Book Signing will follow the event in Eason, Dun Laoghaire (3 mins walk from the theatre) Did you know that sometimes, with ...Read More »
Hodder Children’s Books have acquired a new graphic novel by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin, illustrated by Giovanni Rigano, called ‘ILLEGAL.’ ILLEGAL is based on the idea of asylum and features the stories of migrants Ebo and Kwame as they make their way from Africa to Europe. From Sophie Hicks Agency: Hodder Children’s Books has acquired a timely and powerful ...Read More »
It has been 3 long years since the release of the final Artemis Fowl novel – ‘The Last Guardian’ – and I imagine many fans are still mourning. So, we have decided to start a new initiative! We asked FowlFans across the world which books they would recommend to other fans – and every month, we’re going to post three ...Read More »
When the news recently broke that Kenneth Branagh would be Directing the Artemis Fowl Movie, we knew we had to do something special. #FowlFans across the world have been been waiting patiently for 15 years for a movie, and whilst we’re still a long way off – there is a light at the end of the tunnel. So, on that hopeful note, we’re ...Read More »
A great interview about Eoin Colfer & Oliver Jeffers’ Imaginary Fred has popped up on ‘The Bookseller‘ recently – definitely worth a read! “There are a lot of stories about people with imaginary friends but I couldn’t find any about the imaginary friend him or herself,” Colfer says. “I tend to do that in my books, to move the nerd or ...Read More »
We asked, and you shouted back! We’re pleased to present YOUR top picks for casting in the Artemis Fowl Movie. Agree? Disagree? Let us know in the comments below! Your suggestions might just make it into the next Dream Cast shortlist! You chose… Mulch Diggums: Patton Oswalt, Jack Black, Peter Dinklage, Lee Arenberg Opal Koboi: Megan Fox, Natalie Dormer, Rosie ...Read More »
Eoin Colfer appeared on RTE Radio 1 this evening to talk about the Artemis Fowl Movie with Ray Darcy, and the long journey from when the book was first optioned in 2000 (yes, before the first book was even released!) It sounds like we’ll be getting a newcomer for the title role, but we’ll let you listen yourselves for all of ...Read More »
Deep breaths, everyone. Compose yourselves. After over a decade in development, with false starts, disputes and any number of other delays – it looks like it might, just might, be happening. According to Variety’s sources, Kenneth Branagh (that’s SIR Kenneth Branagh to you and me!) has signed on to develop and direct Disney’s movie adaptation of ARTEMIS FOWL. Irish playwright Conor ...Read More »
Exciting news, people… we could be drawing closer to what we’ve all been waiting for. Eoin mentioned in a video interview with us recently that the movie was moving forward, and also said he had met with someone to do with the movie in a radio interview. We’re excited to inform you that the Crew Page for the Artemis Fowl Movie on ...Read More »