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Irish-born Michael Scott began writing over thirty years ago, and is one of Ireland's most successful and prolific authors, with over one hundred titles to his credit, spanning a
variety of genres, including Fantasy, Science Fiction and Folklore.

He writes for both adults and young adults and is published in thirty-seven countries, in over twenty languages.

Praised for his “unparalleled contribution to children’s literature,” by the Guide to Children’s
Books, Michael Scott was the Writer in Residence during Dublin’s tenure as European City of Culture in 1991, and was featured in the 2006 edition of Who’s Who in Ireland as one of the 1000
most “significant Irish.”


The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series coversI do not edit my wiki page. It is managed by the good people at Flamel’s Immortal Portal and the associated Fan Forum, which is the only official fan site and the one I visit every day. The Portal and Forum act as a gathering place and discussion ground for fans. It is moderated of course, and completely child friendly. It is safe to say that the moderators know as much about the books as I do....

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“OK," Josh said evenly, "I've seen men made of mud, I guess I can accept spying rats. Do they talk?" he wondered aloud.
Don't be ridiculous," Flamel snapped, "They're rats."
Josh really didn't think it was a ridiculous suggestion.”
Michael Scott, The Alchemyst

“I spend all my time trying to keep thoughts away and ignore them....But here you are, trying to remember your own life, writing your thoughts down so that you don't forget. I suddenly realized what it would be like not to know, not to remember.”
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“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.”
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Rustin Petrae Thanks for adding me as a friend. I am just about to finish up The Warlock. Great book. I really like how you seamlessly melded all the world's myths together and made it make sense.


Michelle E. Kobus I finished The Enchantress yesterday, and I must say it was a wonderful conclusion to the series, though a very bittersweet one! :) I'm very glad I've had the opportunity to read your books, they are all wonderful!

~Michelle


Priscilla Huwae Hey Mr. Scott, thx for accepting my friend request. By the way I am your biggest fans! I love all of "The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel" book series. It's such an inspiring book, ever! Keep writing ;)


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Carly Hey Michael, thanks for the friendship. :)


Isairon  Always TARDy XD Hiya Michael :D

Thanks for accepting m y frend request, I'm Izzy


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