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Spike gets Grumpy

Spike gets Grumpy

Spike gets Grumpy is a Childrens book I Illustrated whilst studying the first year of my MA Course at Wolverhampton University. My brief was to create a Childrens book consisting of 10 double page spreads that would capture the imagination of primary school Children. The story follows the change of seasons from Autumn to Winter and how Spike the Hedgehog deals with the cold weather an lack of food. As well as finding out that his spikes are starting to fall out.. Spike is joined by his close neighbour and friend Cyril the squirrel who has Spikes best intrests at heart an tries to help him to prepare for the winter, However Spike finds Cyril's contributions more of a hindrance than a help. The story consists of 10 full colour double page spreads and a book cover. Higher resolution images are available.

Matt Jones.

Spike gets Grumpy spread no. 3
Spike gets Grumpy spread no. 1
Spike gets Grumpy spread no. 2