Jack Dawkins-being the further adventures of the Artful Dodger'

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ACTION COMEDY FAMILY DRAMA ADVENTURE CRIME GOTHIC MELODRAMA YOUNG ADULT

19th Century

TERRY WARD

Logline

The Artful Dodger is back and this time he might turn out to be the hero as, together with beautiful Lysette Godden, the first human being he has ever loved, he embarks on a perilous quest to discover his roots.

Genre

Action, Comedy, Family, Drama, Adventure, Crime, Gothic, Melodrama, Young Adult

Target Audiences

Age: 13-17

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Edwardian London, Romney Marsh and France

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Starting Description

After Oliver Twist intervenes to save him from being transported to a penal colony, the Artful Dodger, Jack Dawkins embarks on what proves to be a perilous quest to discover his roots; while doing so, he discovers his own true self.

Ending Description

After Jack 'picks a pocket' to remind him of the life he used to lead, he sets out for a new life in America, together with his long- lost parents and with Lysette, the girl he thought he had lost forever

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Twist, Coming of Age, Happy Ending

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Jack Dawkins

Age: 15

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Complex, Engaging, Faithful, Adventurous, Aspiring, Charming

Additional Character Details

Name: Lysette Godden, a free-thinking, feisty girl

Age: 15

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Confident, Adventurous, Aspiring, Beautiful, Charming

Additional Character Details

Name: Oliver Twist, the adopted son of John Brownloow

Age: 11

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Adventurous

Additional Character Details

Name: Major Dawkins, Jack's secret agent father

Age: 38

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Adventurous, Engaging, Educated, Decisive

Logline

The Artful Dodger is back and this time he might turn out to be the hero as, together with beautiful Lysette Godden, the first human being he has ever loved, he embarks on a perilous quest to discover his roots.

Short Summary

After Oliver Twist intervenes to save him from being transported to a penal colony, the Artful Dodger, Jack Dawkins embarks on what proves to be a perilous quest to discover his roots; while doing so, he discovers his own true self.


After Jack 'picks a pocket' to remind him of the life he used to lead, he sets out for a new life in America, together with his long- lost parents and with Lysette, the girl he thought he had lost forever

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Jack Dawkins

Age: 15

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Complex, Engaging, Faithful, Adventurous, Aspiring, Charming

Character 1

Name: Lysette Godden, a free-thinking, feisty girl

Age: 15

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Confident, Adventurous, Aspiring, Beautiful, Charming

Character 2

Name: Oliver Twist, the adopted son of John Brownloow

Age: 11

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Adventurous

Character 3

Name: Major Dawkins, Jack's secret agent father

Age: 38

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Adventurous, Engaging, Educated, Decisive

Supplemental Materials