Once Artemis saved the world though, Colfer insists it was the right point to end the series.
“I got to a point where I thought, ‘I’ve really done this to death now’. I can either continue with him as a good character or finish him now. Artemis just can’t be a good guy.
“Also, I’m a grown man and I’ve been working with leprechauns for 15 years. It’s time to move on to something more mature like imaginary friends,” he says, chuckling.
The link contains some still from the On Angel Wings animation:
Dream team Michael Morpurgo and Quentin Blake have come together to tell their version of the nativity, about the boy left behind to tend the sheep as the older shepherds head for Bethlehem and it’s called On Angel Wings.
An animated version of On Angel Wings is being broadcast on the BBC on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
The author of Goosebumps and the creator of Arthur sharing picture-book credits? Sounds far-fetched, yet the names of R.L. Stine and Marc Brown will both grace the cover (revealed here for the first time) of The Little Shop of Monsters. Liza Baker, executive editorial director of Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, recently acquired world rights for the July 2015 title in an agentless deal. The serendipitous meeting of the author and illustrator a decade ago set the stage for their collaboration, which marks Stine’s picture-book debut. It all began in the air – on Air Force One.