'a humorous and imaginative read and deals with overcoming fears.' (Children's Book Festival Reading Guide
About the Author
EOIN COLFER is the author of international bestselling Artemis Fowl
books. A former schoolteacher, Eoin lives in Wexford with his wife Jackie and sons Finn and SeÃ¡n. He has worked in Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Italy, as well as in Ireland. Eoin is very involved in theatre and has written several plays, which have been staged in various parts of Ireland.
His first novel, Benny and Omar, was published by The O'Brien Press in October 1998 and was an immediate bestseller. It was applauded by critics because of its comic genius. International recognition soon followed as translation rights were sold to various publishers abroad. His second book, Benny and Babe was published in June 1999. Benny and Babe became a No 1 bestseller in Ireland, knocking the famous Harry Potter out of the top spot in the Bestseller List!
Eoin's writing style is incredibly diverse as he has also written for the younger readers in the O'Brien Flyers series. For the series, which is aimed at 6+ readers, he has created the wonderful character of Ed Cooper, whose misadventures appear in Going Potty, Ed's Funny Feet and Ed's Bed.
The Wish List is Eoin's third book for the older age group. It is the story of Meg Finn, a young teenager who dies, but is too good for Hell and too bad for Heaven. Back on earth she has a chance of salvation if she can fulfil the Wish List of pensioner Lowrie. Mission impossible for Meg?
Eoin has his own website with lots of information about his books.