It's the latest craze . . . but beware of the Demon Headmaster.
Gillian Cross has been writing children's books for over thirty years. Before that, she took English degrees at Oxford and Sussex Universities, and she has had various jobs including working in a village bakery and being an assistant to a Member of Parliament. She is married with four children and lives in Dorset. Her hobbies include orienteering and playing the piano. She won the Carnegie Medal for Wolf and the Smarties Prize and the Whitbread Children's Novel Award for The Great Elephant Chase.
`Gillian Cross is one of the best children's novelists today and her stories of the Demon Headmaster are both fun and quite frightening.' Daily Telegraph `This fast-moving story has lots of tension and excitement, as well a a chilling cautionary theme.Great stuff!' School Librarian `Has the same sort of appeal as Famous Five or Secret Seven novels.' Sunday Telegraph