Artemis Begins: A Story from Guys Read: Funny Business [NOOK Book]

Overview

Long before Artemis Fowl appeared in Eoin Colfer’s hit series, he was born in the form of Eoin’s younger brother Donal--the “young criminal mastermind” of the family. And on one particular spring day, he concocts his most sinister plot yet. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.

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Artemis Begins: A Story from Guys Read: Funny Business

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Overview

Long before Artemis Fowl appeared in Eoin Colfer’s hit series, he was born in the form of Eoin’s younger brother Donal--the “young criminal mastermind” of the family. And on one particular spring day, he concocts his most sinister plot yet. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062111494
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/21/2011
  • Series: Guys Read: Funny Business
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 40
  • Sales rank: 267,999
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Eoin Colfer

Adam Rex is the author of many books, including Cold Cereal and Unlucky Charms, the first two books in the Cold Cereal Saga; the New York Times bestselling picture book Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich; the middle-grade novel The True Meaning of Smekday; and the teen novel Fat Vampire. He currently lives in Arizona with his wife.


Jon Scieszka is the National Ambassador for Children's Literature emeritus and the bestselling author of more than twenty-five books for kids, including The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, Math Curse, Robot Zot!, and the Time Warp Trio series. Jon founded Guys Read to encourage a passion for reading among young boys, with the philosophy that boys love to read most when they are reading things they love. A former elementary school teacher, Jon lives in Brooklyn with his family.

Biography

Eoin Colfer is a former elementary school teacher whose Artemis Fowl series has become an international bestseller. He is also the author of The Legend of Spud Murphy, The Wish List, and the New York Times bestseller The Supernaturalist.He lives in Ireland with his wife and two children.

Author biography courtesy of Miramax Books/Hyperion Books for Children.

Good To Know

Some fun and fascinating outtakes from our interview with Colfer:

"My original ambition was to be a comic book artist. I would still love to write a comic one day."

"I have a real hatred of queues. If I see a queue of more than four people, I will leave the building and come back another day."

"I have four brothers and they are the inspiration for several of the sprites and gremlins in my books."

"I did a parachute jump recently and loved it. I would definitely take it up as a hobby if we had more clear sky over here in Ireland."

"I am a big theatre fan, and I go as often as possible with my wife. I actually started out in the theatre, writing plays for my actor friends."

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    1. Also Known As:
      William Eoin Colfer (full name)
    2. Hometown:
      Wexford Town, County Wexford, Republic of Ireland
    1. Date of Birth:
      May 14, 1965
    2. Place of Birth:
      Waterford City, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland
    1. Education:
      Bachelor of Education, 1986; Education Diploma, 1987
    2. Website:

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2012

    Okay

    NOT about artemis fowl ... but nevertheless a good read.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 11, 2014

    Matt

    Sup apollo cabin. Meet ur newest sibling

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2014

    Kate

    Sure! I love to write and would be glad to help. Meet me there now!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2014

    Oak

    She padded softly around.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 8, 2014

    Meg

    She ke up and got dressed in her huntress clothing which immediately turned into a long coat with a parka like joodie ad snowboots. She walked to res 2.

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    Posted November 15, 2011

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