Press Release: Deals Done
Eoin Colfer Revealed As First Author In Doctor Who Puffin Eshort Series
Posted at 3:57PM Monday 07 Jan 2013
Puffin is thrilled to reveal that Eoin Colfer, bestselling author of Artemis Fowl, has written the first instalment in an exclusive new ebook series celebrating the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who. Eoin has reimagined the First Doctor and created a brand new Doctor Who adventure called A Big Hand For The Doctor, to be released globally on 23rd January and priced at £1.99.
There are to be eleven short stories in this ebook series, each based on one of the Eleven Doctors, priced at £1.99 and to be released on the 23rd of each month starting in January 2013. Each story is written by a different author, bringing together some of the most exciting names in children's fiction. These authors will each bring their own interpretation and reimagining of their chosen Doctor to create a unique Doctor Who adventure in their own inimitable style.
The authors of the subsequent eshorts will be unveiled on the BBC Worldwide Doctor Who Facebook page on the first Tuesday of every month throughout the year. A promotional video featuring the author will be released on the 11th of each month on the BBC Worldwide Doctor Who YouTube channel.
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