On a recent trip to my local library, I picked up two books by two of my favourite children’s authors. Plugged by Eoin Colfer (of the Artemis Fowl series) and Switch Bitch by Roald Dahl (Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory etc.) Both these books were adult fiction and I was interested to see how the author’s style differed when writing for this older audience. 358 more words
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Crystal Hatcher, Modern-day Toronto: It’s a normal afternoon in her mother’s antique bookshop when Crys witnesses the unthinkable: her little sister Becca collapses into a coma after becoming mesmerized by a mysterious book written in an unrecognizable language. 1,450 more words
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Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a millionaire, a genius, and, above all, a criminal mastermind. But even Artemis doesn’t know what he’s taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit.