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Boy Underground

320 pages
Sweet Cherry Publishing Llc

Boy Underground is a powerful adventure story about Hugo, an autistic boy who decides to go all the way into the Paris underground to find a place where he belongs.

For Hugo, the world can be too loud and bright. He likes the quiet. He likes the dark. And he loves maps.

When Hugo learns that there’s a whole other world under Paris, a network of tunnels, quarries and catacombs mapped beneath his feet, he sets off on an adventure.

Navigating secret passages, narrowly escaping robbers and returning to old friends, Hugo discovers more than just buried treasure …

Author Bio

Isabelle Marinov first started writing when her parents bought her a typewriter for her ninth birthday. She went on to work in law for fifteen years before returning to her lifelong passion for writing full time. She has now written a range of picture books and screenplays, but Boy Underground is her first middle grade novel.

Paula Zorite is a digital artist based in Valencia, Spain. She developed an interest in drawing at a very young age, spending much of her free time painting and creating characters. It was during her time studying Fine Arts at the Polytechnic University of Valencia that she discovered her pas-sion for digital illustration. Since then, she has participated in exhibitions, art events and taught drawing classes. A versatile artist, Paula has worked with a variety of authors, publishers and companies creating vivid illustrations, book covers, logos and characters. Her style is characterized by a rich and harmonious use of colors and her strong sense of narrative.