FLIPS: Artemis Fowl (Nintendo DS) by Eoin Colfer
  

FLIPS: Artemis Fowl (Nintendo DS)

Written by Eoin Colfer

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Eoin Colfer’s terrific series featuring the teenage criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl has been acclaimed as ‘Die Hard with fairies’! Now that his father has disappeared Artemis must take charge and rebuild his family fortune. Full of lots of interactivity this great new way for kids to read using their Nintendo DS™ enables the reader, in this Artemis Fowl FLIPS title, to spot code notes hidden within the pages and collect them all to decipher and unlock extra stories and interviews with the characters and the author.

Hold your DS like a book, use the stylus or your finger on the touch screen or the direction buttons to turn the pages. Click on links in the text and character profiles, location details and extra information pops up. You can even share a chapter with friends using the DS wireless connections and unlock more bonus content.

artemis fowl FLIPS

Says Eoin Colfer, the author of the massively bestselling Artemis Fowl series:
‘I’m over the moon to see my stories and characters brought to life on the Nintendo DS with EA’s new FLIPS range. Everyone knows that reading improves literacy skills. I have two children who are DS fanatics and cannot wait for the FLIPS to arrive, so EA might finally get them reading my books!’

Eoin Colfer books in launch FLIPS title (6 books): - Artemis Fowl, Artemis Fowl and the Arctic Incident, Artemis Fowl and the Eternity Code, Artemis Fowl and the Opal Deception, Artemis Fowl and the Lost Colony, Artemis Fowl and the Time Paradox.

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Synopsis

FLIPS: Artemis Fowl (Nintendo DS) by Eoin Colfer

Other titles available in the Nintendo DS™ FLIPS range include:

- Cathy Cassidy

- Enid Blyton's Faraway Tree Stories

- Eoin Colfer's Artemis Fowl

- Too Ghoul for School

* please note due the nature of the products we cannot accept returns

Reviews

FLIPS is a brilliant way of getting children into reading who may love their DS but may not normally pick up a book. At Egmont we are passionate about bringing stories to life for children, so the development of new platforms for reading are incredibly exciting for us. We are proud to be at the heart of this innovation and thrilled to be a part of this first collection bringing authors such as Enid Blyton to the digital world, and encouraging more children to take up reading for pleasure rather than seeing it purely as part of their homework.’ - Cally Poplak, Director, Egmont Press

FLIPS offers a great way to bring books to life on a platform that is incredibly popular with kids. With multiple books on each game card, FLIPS makes a great value gift for children of all ages.’ - Keith Ramsdale, VP and General Manager, UK, Ireland and Nordics for Electronic Arts

‘Our job as publishers is to bring authors' work to as many readers as possible and we are increasingly looking at platforms other than the book to do this. So it's incredibly exciting to be working with Electronic Arts to bring some of the best writing for children to one of the bestselling devices in the world.’ - Jeremy Ettinghausen, Penguin Digital Publisher

About the Author

Eoin Colfer

Both Eoin Colfer’s parents were teachers and young Eoin was taught by his dad Billy at Wexford’s Christian Brothers primary. Eoin remembers his dad’s presence in school as “witty…[he] made school fun.” Colfer junior’s first attempt at serious writing came in the sixth grade. “I wrote a play for the class about Norse Gods. Everyone died in the end except me.”

Eoin followed in his parents’ footsteps and trained to be a teacher but his writing didn't stop and his first book, Benny and Omar, appeared in 1999 and instantly achieved bestselling status in Ireland. Then in 2001 the first Artemis Fowl book was published and he was able to resign from teaching and concentrate fully on writing.

Apart from the hugely successful Artemis Fowl series his books include The Legend of the Worst Boy in the World, And another thing.... and his most recent adventure novel W.A.R.P.: The Reluctant Assassin.

Eoin Colfer was nominated for the 2012 Hans Christian Andersen Award.

picture copyright Michael Paynter.

Here's a hilarious clip from Eoin Colfer Virtually Live:

WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT EOIN COLFER... Praise for Artemis Fowl

“Wildly original… and you thought fairy stories were just for kids.” - T2 (The Telegraph)

“It’s a highly original adventure story with an action-packed plot which twists and turns right to the end – a kind of William Gibson meets the Hobbit/Irish Legends. It has all the right ingredients.” Marc Lambert, Children’s Programme Director at the Edinburgh Festival

“Make sure you buy it!” Denise Van Outen, Channel 4’s The Big Breakfast

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Publisher

Electronic Arts

Publication date

4th December 2009

ISBN

9781907512018

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