Edison and the Dinosaur Zoo
By N.R. Mackie
Reading Levels: 9+
Paperback: 235 pages
Edison and the Dinosaur Zoo is the debut novel by award winning animation director Nick Mackie.
Schoolboy Edison Hope’s greatest wish has just come true—he has been given a dream job at the worlds only Dinosaur Zoo! However a violent robbery at the zoo sets in motion a series of events that puts Edison’s teenage life in danger.
When a mysterious stranger starts to stalk him after a serious accident Edison has to make some life changing decisions. How far will he go to protect his family, his job and the zoo?
It’s not the dinosaurs that Edison needs to be wary of—it’s the people!
A coming of age story, that builds to a dangerous and shocking conclusion.
Edison and the Dinosaur Zoo is available as kindle and paperback from Amazon and the author site.
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 including many years at the Oscar winning Aardman Animations.
Nick has won a BBC Talent and a Royal Television Society award for his animation work. His films have been screened around the globe in film festivals such as Annecy, Edinburgh, Portland, London and numerous others.
He lives in the South West of England with his family.
Presently he is writing the second book in the ‘Dinosaur Zoo’ series and working on a pre-school children’s television project.
Author and Book Website: www.dinosaurzoo.co.uk
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Read this book last month – really enjoyed it. Sent a paperback version to a young relative who is reading it now!
Excellent book – loved it, as did my 11 year old son.
Thanks Sara – Great you liked the book. I’ve now renamed it ‘Dino Zoo’. All the best, Nick