An exciting original Iron Man novel written by hugely popular Artemis Fowl author Eoin Colfer! An all new adventure book for children with the invincible Marvel superhero.
Tony Stark is known as many things: billionaire, inventor, Avenger, but mainly for being the invincible Iron Man! People expect strength and pizzazz from him at all times and he’s not about to let them down. But when he heads to an international eco summit, he detects an anomaly off the coast of Ireland. Stark decides to investigate and that’s when the party really starts. Find out how he tackles both inner and outer demons in this all-action adventure from Eoin Colfer, the best-selling author of Artemis Fowl.
’I’m a smart aleck, and the character is a smart aleck.
Also, we’re both in great physical shape.’
Eoin Colfer on Tony Stark
The Gauntlet is sure to capture the imagination of young Marvel readers everywhere. It's a compelling Middle Grade adventure, perfect for ages 10 years and up.
Eoin Colfer is an Irish author of children's books. He was a primary school teacher before becoming a full-time writer. His Artemis Fowl books for children have sold over 21 million copies. Now he's one of the critically-acclaimed authors working on a range of Marvel fiction adventures.
Eoin Colfer (pronounced Owen) was born in Wexford on the South-East coast of Ireland in 1965, where he and his four brothers were brought up by his father (an elementary school teacher, historian and artist of note) and mother (a drama teacher). He first developed an interest in writing in primary (elementary) school with gripping Viking stories inspired by history he was learning in school at the time!
After leaving school he got his degree from Dublin university and qualified as a primary school teacher, returning to work in Wexford. He married in 1991 and he and his wife spent about 4 years between 1992 and 1996 working in Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Italy. His first book, Benny and Omar, was published in 1998, based on his ... (more)