The Dark Ground - The Lost Trilogy book 1 by Gillian Cross
  

The Dark Ground - The Lost Trilogy book 1

Written by Gillian Cross

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Full of suspense, this is an edgy fantasy thriller in which a boy has to learn to survive in an alien world when he finds himself reduced to a tiny size and abandoned in the forest. While others forget their past and adapt to their current situation, Rob remains determined to find a way back.

The second part of the Lost trilogy is The Black Room and the concluding part of the Lost trilogy is The Nightmare Game.

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The Dark Ground - The Lost Trilogy book 1 by Gillian Cross

Robert is alone, in a strange jungle. This is Robert's story of survival, from the extraordinary realization of where he is and what has happened to him to his perilous journey home. This first volume of an adventure story is from one of the UK's top children's authors, and has won prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, and the Whitbread Award.

About the Author

Gillian Cross

Gillian Cross has won numerous literary prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children’s Novel Award (now the Costa), and the Smarties Prize.

Gillian Cross has been writing children’s books for over thirty years. Before that, she took English degrees at Oxford and Sussex Universities, and had various jobs including working in a village bakery and being an assistant to a Member of Parliament. She won the Carnegie Medal for Wolf, the Smarties Prize and the Whitbread Children’s Novel Award for The Great Elephant Chase; and the Little Rebels Award for After Tomorrow.

Read more about Gillian Cross and a Q&A with the author here.

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Paperback

Author

Gillian Cross
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Author's Website

www.gillian-cross.co.uk/mai...

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

7th April 2005

ISBN

9780192727183

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