MGM Television has bought the rights for Eoin Colfer’s first fantasy novel for adults, Highfire (Jo Fletcher Books).
The bestselling author of Artemis Fowl says he is increasingly mindful of cultural appropriation after a stint as Ireland’s Children’s Laureate—and he’s applied that thinking... Read more
Quercus imprint Jo Fletcher Books has acquired the “remarkable” first adult fantasy novel by Artemis Fowl author Eoin Colfer.
Disney-Hyperion in the US and HarperCollins in the UK have struck deals for an Artemis Fowl spin-off series by Eoin Colfer.
John Packard, publishing director of brands and licensing at Egmont, has struck a deal with The Walt Disney Company UK for Marvel author-led fiction.... Read more
Frances Hardinge, the winner of the 2016 Costa prize, is shortlisted for this year’s UKLA Book Awards, the only children’s book prize judged by teachers,... Read more
Children’s Books Ireland has revealed the shortlist for the 2016 Book of the Year Award, with Oliver Jeffers, John Boyne and Louise O’Neill all in... Read more
Anne Enright has won the Irish novel of the year award at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2015, during a ceremony which also... Read more
Hodder Children’s Books has acquired a graphic novel written by Irish children’s laureate Eoin Colfer and author and graphic novelist Andrew Donkin, and illustrated by... Read more
This autumn a collaboration between two of Ireland’s best-known children’s storytellers—author Eoin Colfer and author/illustrator Oliver Jeffers—will hit the shelves. ... Read more