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Artemis Fowl
Contributor(s): Colfer, Eoin (Adapted By), Donkin, Andrew (Adapted By), Rigano, Giovanni (Illustrator), Lamanna, Paolo (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0786848820     ISBN-13: 9780786848829
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: October 2007

Annotation: The international bestseller is now a full-color graphic novel. For the first time, rabid fans of Artemis Fowl will be able to see the underground fairy world, examine Foalys incredible inventions, look inside Fowl Manor, and, of course, follow Artemis as he plots and connives.

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Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Fowl, Artemis (Fictitious character); Comic books, strips, etc.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels.
Dewey: 741.5/9415
LCCN: 2008295820
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 7-9, Age 12-14
Series: Artemis Fowl
Book type: Juvenile Fiction
Physical Information: 9.00" H x 6.00" W x 0.25" (0.70 lbs)
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 123264
Reading Level: 3.6   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 2.0
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
& nbsp; In 2001, audiences first met and fell in love with a twelve-year-old criminal mastermind named Artemis Fowl.& nbsp; Since then, the series has sold over seven million copies in the United States alone. Now, this phenomenally successful series is being translated into a graphic novel format. Eoin Colfer has teamed up with established comic writer Andrew Donkin to adapt the text. For the first time, rabid fans will be able to see what Foaly??'s tin hat looks like; discover just how ???Beet??? Root got his name; and of course, follow their favorite criminal mastermind as he plots and connives in action-packed, full-color panels.& nbsp; & nbsp;

Contributor Bio(s):
Eoin Colfer is the New York Times best-selling author of the Artemis Fowl series, Half Moon Investigations; The Supernaturalist, Eoin Colfer's Legend of Spud Murphy and Legend of Captain Crow's Teeth, and The Wish List. He lives in Ireland with his wife and two children.

A talented, young Italian comic artist named Giovanni Rigano will be illustrating the book. Giovanni was the artist of many graphic novels, including the DAFFODIL series by Frederic Brremaud, several Incredibles graphic novels, and more.
Paolo Lamanna is the colorist. He also did the color for DAFFODIL.

Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2008 January)

Gr 5 Up— Adapted from the fantasy book of the same name, this graphic novel is beautifully illustrated and should prove an enjoyable read to fans and newbies alike. Diabolical 12-year-old genius Artemis Fowl is troubled by his father's disappearance, his mother's descent into madness, and the depletion of the family wealth. Determined to solve at least one of these problems, he hatches a brilliant plan to crack the secrets of the fairy world. Excellent use of color and shading gives the panels a tremendous sense of light with enchanting effect. Characters are expressively brought to life with fun, exaggerated style. A great addition is the inclusion of "files" from the fairy police force, with mug shots of criminals/monsters.—Dawn Rutherford, King County Library System, Bellevue, WA

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