I was lucky enough to be sent a brilliant rhyming text written by award-winning author Peter Bently in the summer of 2011. It instantly appealed to my imagination and had such a great pace and sense of rhythm to it that I immediately started sketching out ideas for characters and the setting for the story.
The storyline in a nutshell: "When a naughty little mouse steals cheese from the station master, a battle between cat and mouse follows! But they put their differences aside when a big, red steam train comes tearing down the track straight towards them!"
Time to start sketching...
*WARNING - contains spoilers!*