an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
Shortlisted for major children's book award Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
Shortlisted for major children's book award Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
Shortlisted for major children's book award Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
Shortlisted for major children's book award Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
Shortlisted for major children's book award Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
Shortlisted for major children's book award Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
Shortlisted for major children's book award Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
Shortlisted for major children's book award Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
Shortlisted for major children's book award Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
Shortlisted for major children's book award Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
Shortlisted for major children's book award Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
Shortlisted for major children's book award Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
Shortlisted for major children's book award Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
Shortlisted for major children's book award
Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
Shortlisted for major children's book award
Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
Shortlisted for major children's book award
Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
Shortlisted for major children's book award Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
Shortlisted for major children's book award Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
Shortlisted for major children's book award Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
Shortlisted for major children's book award Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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
an anglo saxon story with free, linked activity sheets
CURRICULUM LINKED ANGLO SAXON fiction and RESOURCES for ks2
Buy on Amazon for your Class Reader Set in southern England, Freedom for Bron is an historically accurate, enthralling fiction which relates to the curriculum at KS2. Activity sheets on topics such as brooches, daggers and Anglo-Saxon life and culture link back to the story and are available to download for free. The book is available as a next-day delivery Prime item on Amazon and are also available with free delivery from online bookseller Wordery. Class Reader As a class reader, with downloadable linked resources, Bron can be used at any point during your study of the Anglo-Saxon topic - as enrichment if you have already started, to whet pupils' (and your own) appetite before you begin or as a recap towards the end of the topic. The book can also be used for independent or extension reading for any KS2 pupil, particularly those studying the Anglo-Saxons. The story centres on a young slave boy, Bron, who endures a hard and tedious life, working for his master, the village blacksmith. However, when a famous Saxon lord comes to his village on his way to an important war council, Bron takes his chance to escape his drudgery and find friends amongst those who he previously considered enemies.
bring the saxons to life before and during your history lessons
Shortlisted for major children's book award Freedom for Bron has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children’s Book Award for KS2. It has been highly praised by school book suppliers, teachers, parents and children for being above all else, a thrilling adventure story. Bron includes maps and a detailed factual section, exploring the historical background to the story. The adventure brings to life the art, culture, myths and social customs of the times. It draws pupils into the period - evoking the hardship and drama of every day life and makes the curriculum more accessible, and more fun! Parenting and academic website, Parents-In-Touch said: "This excellent story links well with the current KS2 history curriculum ... it really evokes the period, bringing the reader an excellent cast of characters to relish." Teacher resources website, Books for Topics said: "Teachers looking for a novel to use with their Anglo Saxon topic will warmly welcome this exciting new book. The story is well researched and makes it easy for pupils to engage imaginatively with the historical setting as seen through the eyes of a child."
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. 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! Nigel has taught school enrichment sessions and is a judge for an annual Children's Art Competition, in London. 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