Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
"The landscape of villages, farms and dangers for travellers is realistically drawn and the mythology of the time is deftly conjured." The School Librarian Journal
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets
"The landscape of villages, farms and dangers for travellers is realistically drawn and the mythology of the time is deftly conjured." The School Librarian Journal
Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit
NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets "The landscape of villages, farms and dangers for travellers is realistically drawn and the mythology of the time is deftly conjured." The School Librarian Journal Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk
Brilliant curriculum linked fiction with downloadable activity sheets "The landscape of villages, farms and dangers for travellers is realistically drawn and the mythology of the time is deftly conjured." The School Librarian Journal Shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award for KS2 by Hull Schools' Library Service
Book an Author Visit NS Blackman, the author of Freedom for Bron, is experienced at visiting libraries and primary schools around the UK and has even visited schools abroad. His work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling for the age group and he was shortlited for this year's KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools Library Service. Saxon Life During his school and library visits, Nigel brings the past alive by talking about both the everyday and the heroic elements of Anglo-Saxon life, that he unearthed during his story research. As a story teller he can also talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time. He also does some Anglo-Saxon style story telling and his popular "choose a village elder" role play activity where all the children in the group have to choose between brawn and brains for the new village elder. Author visits work particularly well where schools are using Freedom for Bron as a class reader and It may be possible to fund a visit through school purchases of Freedom for Bron - for more information or to book an author visit, email: sonya@dinosaurbooks.co.uk