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Gillian Cross

  • 5 stars across 83 books
    Gillian Cross has been a successful author for many years. She has won the Carnegie medal, for Wolf; the Smarties Prize and the Whitbread Children's Novel award, for The Great Elephant Chase and her Demon Headmaster books have been made into a successful television series. Gillian Cross is a great supporter of libraries and has served on several national committees and working parties in support ot these institutions. She lives in Warwickshire with her husband and family.
    6th July 2017

    The Demon Headmaster

    When Dinah is fostered by the Hunters she thinks her biggest problem will be fitting in with her foster-brothers, Lloyd ... More

    (5 reviews)
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    8th June 2018

    Jason Banks and the Pumpkin of Doom

    Jason Banks is a bully. No one likes him and even the teachers are scared of him! It's time that someone taught Jason ... More

    (3 reviews)
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    1st May 2009

    The Demon Headmaster

    When Dinah is fostered by the Hunters she thinks her biggest problem will be fitting in with her foster-brothers, Lloyd ... More

    (2 reviews)
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    21st February 2004

    The Great Elephant Chase

    When the elephant came to town, Tad and Cissie went to the show like everyone else. Little did they know it would chang... More

    (2 reviews)
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    14th June 2012

    Odyssey

    During his eventful journey Odysseus comes across all sorts of monsters and mythical creatures, and loses his ships and ... More

    (1 review)
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    8th April 2016

    Amber's Song

    Music is the most important thing in Mark's life and he never misses band practice ...until new baby sister Amber turns ... More

    (1 review)
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    5th November 2012

    The Monster Snowman

    Jack wakes up on his birthday to find an extra special present - everything is covered in fluffy, white snow! He and tw... More

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    1st June 2013

    The Cupcake Wedding

    When Holly's sister announces her engagement, wedding planning begins in earnest. But a tight budget means missing out o... More

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    3rd April 2008

    Wolf

    Cassy lives with her granny, until the night that she hears strange footsteps coming into their flat. The next morning, ... More

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    4th June 2015

    Shadow Cat

    An unlikely friendship. An incredible secret. An adventure of a lifetime . . . Nolan leaves school one day to discover t... More

    (1 review)
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