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N. S. Blackman

N. S. Blackman

  • 4 stars across 6 books
N.S Blackman is a London-based writer, illustrator of children's fiction.
He is a popular visitor to libraries, museums and primary schools and was very excited to be part of the official celebrations at the Natural History Museum in London to mark the beginning of the iconic Dippy the Diplodocus' tour to museums around the UK.
He was shortlisted for the 2017 Hull Children's Book Award (chosen by the city's librarians).
For more about the Dinoteks, including free fun activities visit: To connect with Nigel, visit his Facebook page -
30th December 2013

The Secret Dinosaurs: Hunters Attack

Brave schoolboy Marlin Maxton has discovered an amazing secret. On a school trip to his local museum he found a forgotte... MoreThe Secret Dinosaurs: Hunters Attack

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5th May 2015

The Secret Dinosaurs: Giants Awake!

A T-Rex in town? Raptors in the garden? ....Impossible! That's what Marlin Maxton thinks - until a trip to a museum, whe... MoreThe Secret Dinosaurs: Giants Awake!

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1st August 2016

Freedom for Bron: The Boy Who Saved a Kingdom

Bron, an enslaved young Saxon, does the hard work that his master, the village blacksmith, would rather avoid. His rewar... MoreFreedom for Bron: The Boy Who Saved a Kingdom

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6th July 2023

The Fantastic Electric Mash Up Machines: Ostacle Attack!

Jace Tanna is having the best summer holidays of his life! He has been allowed to help out at the Mash-Up Championship -... MoreThe Fantastic Electric Mash Up Machines: Ostacle Attack!

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