Thursday, July 9, 2015

Chester and the Eggie Boo by Author Nick Mackie

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.

About the Author
N.R 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.

Dino Zoo is his first novel.

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 lives in the sunny South West of England with his musician partner, their young son, and naughty border terrier.

He is presently thinking about plots for the next Dino Zoo book.

Chester and the Eggie Boo available on Amazon

Read more about Nick Mackie and his work