Friday, 9 October 2015

Book Review: Nick Mackie: Chester and the Eggie Boo

Chester and the Eggie Boo

Author: Nick Mackie 
Title: Chester and the Eggie Boo

Genre: Children's books, Fiction, Bedtime and Dreams, Yound Adult,

Synopsis: All aboard! Choo - Choo, Eggie Boo! A beautifully illustrated children's picture book by Nick Mackie Chester lives in an old railway station that has been converted into a seaside café and home. When playing with his toys Chester dreams of a past when real trains stopped at the station. The magic machine in Chester's bedroom is the portal into the fantastical land of Eggie Boo. Its special tickets transform the old station into a magical railway, with a mysterious train, and eccentric passengers

Review: Really good book and it was easy to get into and l highly recommended this book to anybody and I was sent this book for review and l would tell people that you should step outside your comfort zone with books because it's good to add more authors and genres to your reading portfolio even if you don't read books like this and it was a real enjoyable storyline. l won this book on goodreads as part of first read giveaway and l was lucky enough it win it and l really enjoyed reading this book

About the author: Nick Mackie is an award-winning animator, director and illustrator.As a creative he has worked for many years in the animation industry at studios such as the Oscar winning Aardman Animations, 4:2:2 and Picasso Pictures.Nick has won a BBC Talent award for animation, a Royal Television Society award, been in competition at Annecy, Edinburgh, Portland, London and numerous other international film festivals. He once even won the funniest film in Belgium award!He has also illustrated & written two pre-school children's books and contributed to others.Nick is presently working on 'Bob Soup' an exciting new book and writing an Edwardian crime thriller while also thinking about stories for the next Eggie Boo book Nick lives in the sunny South West of England with his musician wife, their young son, and naughty border terrier. This author is very nice.

 Edition: Hardback

Star rating:   5 out of 5 stars




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