||Death Leap (Illustrated
by Nigel Dobbyn)
Jake saw a murder.
The Killers saw Jake.
Now the killers are after him...
Simon adds "Last year I took my mountain bike on holiday
with me to Cornwall. There was a bike trail that went all the way from
the North coast to the South coast. The best bit was getting down to
the trail which was in a deep valley. There was a set of old quarries
with tracks that I would race down everyday and explore. One led down
a steep gravel slope then over an old bridge. There was a tunnel underneath.
I thought 'what if that bridge was broken?- would I dare
jump the gap?' I would be going fast enough.
'What if someone was chasing me- would I take the risk
That was the 'Death Leap' that I built the ideas around-
helped with extra ideas from from some of the Year 11 boys that
I teach at Morecambe High School."