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. Colfer’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. Colfer also writes crime novels featuring Irish bouncer Daniel McEvoy. Kenneth Branagh is slated to direct the movie version of Artemis Fowl for Disney in 2018. His most recent graphic novel is the topical Illegal with long time friends and collaborators Andrew Donkin and Giovanni Rigano.