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Eoin Colfer Is Third Laureate Na Nóg For Children's Literature

Posted at 5:30PM Thursday 08 May 2014

Novelist Eoin Colfer has been named as the third Laureate na nÓg, Ireland's laureate for children's literature.

The former primary school teacher, best known for his Artemis Fowl series, said: "I feel incredibly honoured and incredibly petrified to be taking on the Laureate mantle" after the work of his predecessors Siobhán Parkinson and Niamh Sharkey.

Irish Times





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