by Alexie Basil
Play this Scholastic Book Clubs–exclusive interview for your students to learn how Eoin Colfer masterminded the high-tech, action-packed, fantastical adventure Artemis Fowl.
To create a character who is a criminal genius, it takes an author who is a bit of a genius himself!
Eoin Colfer, the author behind the award-winning Artemis Fowl series, shares how he masterminded his incredible adventure in this Scholastic Book Clubs–exclusive interview.
Play it for your students to discover surprising fun facts, such as where Artemis’s name came from, how Eoin developed the twisting, turning plot, and who his favorite character is.
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Eoin Colfer is author of the New York Times–bestselling Artemis Fowl series, which was adapted into a major motion picture from Walt Disney Studios. He also wrote the critically acclaimed WARP trilogy and many other titles for young readers and adults, including Iron Man: The Gauntlet, Airman, Half Moon Investigations, Eoin Colfer’s Legend of…series, The Wish List, Benny and Omar, and Benny and Babe. In 2014, Eoin was named Ireland’s laureate for children's literature. He lives with his wife and two sons in Dublin, Ireland, where he is working on the next Fowl twins novel.
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