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Eoin Colfer
Colfer at Great St Mary's Cambridge
Colfer at Great St Mary's Cambridge
Born (1965-05-14) 14 May 1965 (ageĀ 57)
Wexford, Ireland
Occupation Writer
Nationality Irish
Genre Fantasy, Adventure, Science fiction, Children's literature
Notable works Artemis Fowl


Eoin Colfer (born 14 May 1965) is an Irish author. He is most well known as the author of the Artemis Fowl books. Colfer was born in Wexford in Ireland and still lives there with his wife and children.


Benny Shaw

  • Benny and Omar
  • Benny and Babe (1999)

O'Brien Flyers

A series of books by several authors for young readers.

  • 1. Going Potty (1999)
  • 4. Ed's Funny Feet (2000)
  • 7. Ed's Bed (2001)

Artemis Fowl

Companion books

  • Artemis Fowl: The Seventh Dwarf (short story; 2004)
  • The Artemis Fowl Files (companion book; 2004)
  • Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novel (2007)
  • Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident The Graphic Novel (2009)
  • Future graphic novels are planned for all books in the series.

The Supernaturalist

  • The Supernaturalist (2004)
  • The Supernaturalist 2 (2010)

Legend of...

  • Eoin Colfer's Legend of Spud Murphy (2004)
  • Eoin Colfer's Legend of Captain Crow's Teeth (2006)
  • Eoin Colfer's Legend of the Worst Boy in the World (2007)

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The first five novels in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series were written by Douglas Adams. Colfer has written a sixth.

  • And Another Thing... (2009)

Standalone novels

  • The Wish List (2000)
  • Half Moon Investigations (2006)
  • Click: One novel ten authors, chapter 3 (2007)
  • Airman (2008)
  • Plugged (2011, for adults)

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