Eoin Colfer

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Artemis Fowl review – Judi Dench gruffs it out amid rogue fairies
Kenneth Branagh directs this family-fantasy-by-numbers adapted from Eoin Colfer’s bestselling teen novels

Peter Bradshaw

11, Jun, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Evil or genius – what has Disney done to Artemis Fowl?
Fans of the original books by Eoin Colfer are incensed by the latest film trailer, which seems confused on the hero’s morality

Ben Child

05, Mar, 2020 @11:56 AM

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It’s Die Hard with fairies ... and a walk on part for the author in Artemis Fowl film
After 25 million sales of his Artemis Fowl books, Eoin Colfer tells of his own film debut

Dalya Alberge

14, Dec, 2019 @3:05 PM

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Book clinic: which fantasy novelists can I turn to now that Terry Pratchett is gone?
Author Eoin Colfer, who wrote the final book in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series, advises a bereft reader

Eoin Colfer

02, Nov, 2019 @6:00 PM

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Fiction for older children reviews: flying puns and dangerous games
Fowl play with the brothers of Artemis, a risky dream game and a Russian bear-girl mystery

Kitty Empire

24, Sep, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Children’s and teens roundup: the best new picture books and novels
Mealtime wars, a puppy without a bark and crazy science … fun and facts for all ages in this month’s selection

Imogen Russell Williams

29, Dec, 2018 @8:59 AM

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What will you be reading next year? A roundup of London book fair
A new JRR Tolkien, four Naomi Alderman books and the memoirs of a mole-catcher – a collection of the biggest and most interesting books due to be published in 2019 and 2020

Sian Cain

13, Apr, 2018 @1:29 PM

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Illegal by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin review – moving story of a child migrant
The team behind the graphic novel versions of Colfer’s Artemis Fowl series change direction with this very real and affecting tale

Sarah Donaldson

17, Oct, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Don't panic! Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy in line for radio reboot
Show to return to BBC to mark 40th anniversary of its debut and will be adapted from Eoin Colfer’s And Another Thing...

Harrison Jones

12, Oct, 2017 @12:37 AM

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PJ Lynch is Ireland's new children's laureate
The year of the ‘big picture’: author and illustrator PJ Lynch is announced the fourth Laureate na nÓg in Dublin

Emily Drabble

17, May, 2016 @11:00 AM

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Children's author Eoin Colfer on why he loves Hook Head, Ireland
‘As a boy I looked through the bevelled glass of the lighthouse at the Irish landscape, skewed and magical, framed by curved, shining bezels. I think I have seen the world that way ever since’

Eoin Colfer

25, Mar, 2016 @12:52 PM

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Irish children's book of the year award shortlist revealed
Oliver Jeffers has two books in the running for this year’s CBI book of the year awards - find out who else is a contender for the most prestigious award for Irish children’s books

Lily Golding

11, Mar, 2016 @8:30 AM

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