When Freddie finds a mysterious black egg in the river he loves, he also discovers a new friend, Tug, who makes Freddie promise never to eat the egg. In return for obeying the promise, Tug takes Freddie on wild adventures. But Freddie is about to discover that broken promises come at a great price. . .
Meet Freddie Cottonmouth - A Boy Who Loves the River, Big Adventures, and a Furry Beast named Tug.
Tug loves taking Freddie on wild adventurestrips to the moon, building castles, or catching fireflies with Freddie riding on his wide furry back. When Freddie finds a mysterious egg, Tug makes him promise never to eat it. But Freddie is about to discover that broken promises come at a great price.
This is the rare childrens storyboth bold and tender and brimming with moments of great risk, adventure, and heart. Combining the artistic wonder of Where the Wild Things Are with the timeless storytelling of The Polar Express, this story will capture both the imagination and the intelligence of children and their parents as it sheds light on the power of sin, sacrifice, and redemption.
Casey "C.S." Fritz is both master artist and writer creating story with words and illustrations. In 2011, he was nominated as Arizona Visual Artist of the Year. He is now pastor of Family Ministries for Reality LA. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two young children.