An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life
Shortlisted for the Hull Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester
Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life Shortlisted for the Hull Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester
Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life
Shortlisted for the Hull Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester
Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life
Shortlisted for the Hull Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester
Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life
Shortlisted for the Hull Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester
Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life
Shortlisted for the Hull Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester
Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life
Shortlisted for the Hull Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester
Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life
Shortlisted for the Hull Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester
Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life
Shortlisted for the Hull Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester
Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life
Shortlisted for the Hull Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester
Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life
Shortlisted for the Hull Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester
Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life
Shortlisted for the Hull Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester
Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life
Shortlisted for the Hull Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester
Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life
Shortlisted for the Hull Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester
Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life
Shortlisted for the Hull Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester
Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life
Shortlisted for the Hull Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester
Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life
Shortlisted for the Hull Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester
Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life
"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 Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life
Shortlisted for the Hull Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life
"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 Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life "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 Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.
An Anglo-Saxon story bringing Saxon culture and history to life "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 Schools' Library Service KS2 Award
"Feedback from children has been superb" Headteacher, King's Prep School, Rochester Nigel Blackman, author of Freedom for Bron, is available to visit libraries, primary schools, museums and festivals.
 Nigel's work has been featured in Hodder Education's literacy textbook for KS2 pupils, as an exemplar of compelling story telling and Freedom for Bron was shortlisted for the KS2 Hull Children's book award, by the Hull Schools' Library Service. Bring the Saxons to life for your pupils 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 - facts that he unearthed during his story research and that fed into Freedom for Bron. As a story teller he loves to talk about the myths and legends of the Anglo Saxons and about how important they were to the culture of that time - just as they are to our culture today. 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 or click the picture above.