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Between the Floorboards

Between the Floorboards

Client: This illustration is published in 'Illustrating Children's Books' by Martin Salisbury, Course Director for the Master of Arts Degree in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art...

Brief: Illustration for the as yet unpublished book 'Freddie and the Key to the 19th Case' by Simon Middleton.

Purpose: Synopsis of 'Freddie and the Key to the 19th Case': A young boy, naughty and wild with a wicked sense of adventure now embarks on the most real of life’s trips. On his search for a sparkling yet dangerous diamond, he discovers a wooden case, an ancient key, a hoard of rampaging Indians, mysterious and dark characters at every turn and a series of tasks that all take Freddie Hendrix on a journey of a lifetime, through danger and excitement, to find the ultimate goal – the stone prize that will change his life… forever. And it is only until the final moment, that Freddie truly understands just what power can be unleashed from the amazing prize. By then of course, it may just be too late to turn back! This is a story of discovery, decisions, laughter, tears, adventure and a will to succeed against all the odds. Freddie is an extraordinary boy with the ability to unleash an even more extraordinary energy. Meddling in the past has never been more dangerous. For information about this book please email Tom or Simon : middletonscj@hotmail.com