Written by Eoin Colfer. First American edition, 2002. Miramax Books, Hyperion Books for Children.
In 2010, the 70th anniversary year of Puffin Books, the children of Great Britain voted Irish author Eoin Colfer's Artemis Fowl the "Puffin of Puffins", their favorite all-time children's classic, which Colfer called his "proudest professional moment"
Who is Artemis Fowl?
A criminal mastermind.
And he is only twelve years old."
In book #2, Artemis must join forces with Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon fairy police to save one of the few people he loves from the Russian Mafiya.
"...Artemis is at a boarding school in Ireland when he receives an urgent video email from Russia. In it is a plea from a man who has been kidnapped by the Russian Mafiya - a man Artemis had though he would never see again: his beloved father. ...this time, instead of battling the fairies, he is going to have to join forces with them if he wants to save one of the few people in the world he loves."
The symbols that run along the bottom of the pages throughout the book are Gnommish, the language of the fairies, which Artemis theorizes the Egyptians borrowed.
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