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Gillian Cross

  • 5 stars across 86 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 ... MoreThe Demon Headmaster

(10 reviews) Review
19th May 2015

The Great Elephant Chase

A giant Indian elephant. A wild journey across America. An enemy who will never stop. Tad and Cissie are on the run with... MoreThe Great Elephant Chase

(3 reviews) Review
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 a ... MoreJason Banks and the Pumpkin of Doom

(3 reviews) Review
4th April 2013

After Tomorrow

What if you woke up tomorrow and everything had changed? Money is worthless. Your friends are gone. Armed robbers roa... MoreAfter Tomorrow

(2 reviews) Review
14th June 2012


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

(2 reviews) Review
18th February 2013

The Odyssey

(2 reviews) Review
15th August 2002


In the desperate search for food during a desolate winter, Marak leads his pack of wolves into the cattle country of W... MoreWolf

(1 review) Review
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 ... MoreAmber's Song

(1 review) Review
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... MoreThe Monster Snowman

(1 review) Review
10th November 2011

Magic Beans: A Handful of Fairytales from the Storybag

Magic beans. Sow them. Plant them. Watch children grow. 'If you are a dreamer, come in. If you are a dreamer, a wis... MoreMagic Beans: A Handful of Fairytales from the Storybag

(1 review) Review
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