Praise for the Artemis Fowl series

People Magazine Top 10 Book Series of 2004

More than 8 million copies sold in this internationally best-selling series

Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony
  • A New York Times Best-Selling Series
  • A Book Sense Best-Selling Series
  • Disney Adventures Book Awards Winner (Science Fiction/Fantasy)
  • A Book Sense Winter 2006-2007 Children's Picks List Book
  • Disney Adventures Book Award winner in Sci-Fi fantasy award
  • USA Today Snapshot feature -- one of the top 5 seling books for young readers in '06
  • Detroit Free Press best of the year
  • Newsweek Tip Sheet ran item in anticipation of the book's release


    Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception
  • A Disney Adventure Best Sci-Fi Book (2005)
  • New York Times Best-Selling Series

    "This book is magical." -- The Washington Post

    "Plenty of action as well as great humor and clever plot manipulations. Characters are once again fully realized, and fans will eagerly enter into the spirit of the action." -- Booklist 5/15/05

    "Another wild ride . . ." -- Kirkus Reviews

    "As with the other books, this one is well-written with a fast-moving, gripping action adventure plot. . . A most enjoyable, almost perfect novel." -- VOYA August 2005

    "The comic book-like action and humor as well as the wacky characters and clever gadgets, will keep readers turning the pages in this entertaining fantasy adventure." -- KLIATT July 2005

    "The humor and creativity carry the narrative through the tight spots and impossible situations." -- School Library Journal July 2005


    Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code
  • New York Times Best-Selling Series
  • A Bank Street 2004 Best Book of the Year
  • An Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Book
  • A “CCBC Best Children’s Books of the Year” selection

    "Agile prose, rapid-fire dialogue and wise-acre humor ensure that readers will burn the midnight oil to the finish."" -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)

    "The kid's still got it. . . . Harry had better watch his back." -- Entertainment Weekly (grade: A-)


    Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident
  • Book Magazine Best Book of the Year 2002

    "The world that Colfer creates is as vivid and fantastical as any shire, Gotham, or galaxy far, far away in recent memory." -- Entertainment Weekly (A- review)

    "A cracking good read." -- Publishers Weekly


    Artemis Fowl
  • New York Times Best-Selling Series
  • Massachusetts Children’s Book Award Master List (2003)
  • Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books Blue Ribbon Award (2001)
  • New York Times Best-seller
  • Publishers Weekly Best-seller
  • Texas Lone Star Reading List (2002–2003)
  • Book Sense Best-seller
  • USA Today Best-seller
  • ALA Popular Paperback for Young Adults (2002)
  • Garden State Teen Book Award (2004)

    "Colfer has done enormously, explosively well." -- The New York Times Book Review

    "He can tell a story…Colfer offers some nice riffs in terms of creating a magical subworld of trolls, dwarfs and centaurs . . ." -- USA Today

    "Artemis Fowl is great…a new thriller fairy tale that will grab your interest, no matter your age." -- The New York Post

    "Kids absolutely love it." -- Diane Sawyer, Good Morning America

    "Filled with puns, word plays, and inventive new concepts about the fairy realm, this mix of fantasy and science fiction will delight fans and make converts of new readers." -- Kirkus Reviews

    "Rapid-fire dialogue and wise-acre humor ensure that readers will burn the midnight oil." -- Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

    "…a battle of wits, daring and high-tech gadgetry that keeps readers dangling till the end." -- Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    "A bewitching mix of 'Lord of the Rings' and James Bond." -- Buffalo News

    "Artemis Fowl will spellbind children and adults alike." -- Chicago Tribune

    "Anybody who likes science fiction or fantasy would love 'Artemis Fowl." -- Boston Herald

    "…hilarious and exciting story…" -- The Denver Post

    "…this hilarious James Bondish treat is a feast for reluctant readers…" -- Dallas Morning News

    "Artemis Fowl is pacy, playful, and very funny, an inventive mix of myth and modernity, magic and crime." -- Time.com

    "… Artemis Fowl, a new thriller fairy tale that will grab your interest, no matter your age." -- Liz Smith, The New York Post

    "..will have readers rolling on the floor and eagerly anticipating the planned sequel as well as the movie in the works." -- Booklist

    "This is a raucous romp through …Eoin Colfer's imaginative world." -- BookPage


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