Eoin Colfer

Irish author of children's books

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.

Eoin Colfer
Colfer at Great St Mary's Cambridge
Colfer at Great St Mary's Cambridge
Born (1965-05-14) 14 May 1965 (age 55)
Wexford, Ireland
GenreFantasy, Adventure, Science fiction, Children's literature
Notable worksArtemis Fowl



Benny ShawEdit

  • Benny and Omar
  • Benny and Babe (1999)

O'Brien FlyersEdit

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 FowlEdit

Companion booksEdit

  • 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 SupernaturalistEdit

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

Legend of...Edit

  • 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 GalaxyEdit

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

Standalone novelsEdit

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