Eoin Colfer Books In Order: Eoin Colfer was born in Wexford, Ireland in 14 May 1965. Born to a family long connected with literature and arts, Colfer was always encouraged in respect to his passion with writing and keen appreciation for arts. His dad was an elementary school teacher and background book writer, his mum was also an artist and period writer. Since elementary schooling Colfer developed intense affection with writing and began working on his own work in 6th grade. His first piece of work was a course play Norse Gods.
Eoin Colfer gained his diploma from Dublin University and qualified as a primary school teacher to follow his father’s foot prints. In 1992 he left his homeland along with his wife to practice his teachings. Over a period of four years he moved between East Africa, Asia and Italy. His voyage into Tunisia, East Africa, motivated and compelled him to write his first book Benny and Omar that was published and well received in 1998. Because its publication this publication achieved best selling status in Ireland and has been interpreted in many European languages. Its sequel Benne and Babe was nominated for Irelands Bjstro Award in 2000.