Eoin Colfer is the author of the internationally bestselling Artemis Fowl books. Other titles include The Wish List, The Supernaturalist, Airman, WARP and the Legends series for younger readers. Eoin’s books have won numerous awards including The British Children’s Book of the Year, The Irish Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year and The German Children’s Book of the Year. The BBC made a hit series based on his book Half Moon Investigations. In 2009 Eoin was commissioned by Douglas Adams’ estate to write And Another Thing, the concluding episode of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series. Eoin also writes crime novels featuring Irish bouncer Daniel McEvoy. Imaginary Fred, Eoin’s collaboration with acclaimed Belfast artist Oliver Jeffers won the Irish Children’s Book of the Year in 2015. Eoin has just finished a two year term as Ireland’s Children’s Laureate and was delighted to be allowed play around with the Iron Man character in his 2016 novel The Gauntlet. Kenneth Branagh is slated to direct the movie version of Artemis Fowl for Disney in 2018. For the theatre Eoin has written the books for the musicals The Lords of Love, Bellebottoms and Noël, and scripts for the plays Holy Mary and My Real Life. His most recent graphic novel is the topical Illegal with long time friends and collaborators Andrew Donkin and Giovanni Rigano.