Demon Headmaster Strikes Again - 4 by Gillian Cross

Demon Headmaster Strikes Again - 4

Written by Gillian Cross

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Dinah and her friends hope they have escaped the demon headmaster when they move villages but when some very unusual things begin to happen, Dinah feels sure that the Demon headmaster is not as far away as she would like and he is equally determined to succeed in his plan too!


Demon Headmaster Strikes Again - 4 by Gillian Cross

Dinah, Lloyd and Harvey hoped they'd seen the last of the Demon Headmaster when they moved to a new village. However, almost immediately, they can tell something's not right about the place. There's a loud buzzing noise coming from the biogenetic research centre, and a creeper that grows extraordinarily fast. Why are the security guards so scary? And why does everybody in the village use exactly the same words to describe the research centre? Dinah becomes even more suspicious when someone pretending to be a doctor comes to their house, and manages to trick them into giving DNA samples ...With the help of their new friend, Simon, the children investigate and find a way into the building. Inside, they discover a huge egg. Hatching from it is the result of an experiment conducted using Dinah's DNA-an experiment that is the work of the Demon Headmaster. This time, he's determined that no one will stand in the way of his plans! 'this will be greatly enjoyed' Books for Keeps

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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6th August 2009




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