Gillian cross (born 1945) is a british author of children's booksshe won the 1990 carnegie medal for wolf and the 1992 whitbread children's book award for the great elephant chase. A really haunting novel from gillian cross the guardian a thrilling adventure story she magazine this is a splendid, daring book school librarian beautifully written, rich in imagery and clever in construction. Wolf by gillian cross i highly recommend looking at the award winning young adult novel by gillian cross within the storyline, a strong contrast is made between the preconceptions of wolves by people who have only heard the big bad wolf tales and those who are in possession of the facts about real wolves.
Here are the basic names and dates and places if you want something more chatty, try the next page and if you want a list of my books, look under book details. 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. Impeccable plotting, a brisk narrative and complex characterizations make this latest from cross (wolf pictures in the dark) a novel to read in a single sitting. About 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.
Reviews by readers: this book is a book about a girl called casy who lived with her paternal grandmother she had a father who had divorced her mother. Books by gillian cross, the demon headmaster, on the edge, wolf, the great elephant chase, roscoe's leap, a map of nowhere, born of the sun, chartbreak. Wolf [gillian cross] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers cassy hears footsteps padding through nan's flat in the middle of the night the next day she is packed off to stay with her beautiful but childish mother. Gillian cross was born in london in 1945, and studied at somerville college, oxford and the university of sussex wolf (1990), won the 1990 carnegie medal,. Having read wolf by gillian cross i thought it was quite an interesting book because it contained a lot of imagery wolf was about a girl called cathleen phelan (known throughout the book as cassy) and her wrangle with her father mick phelan whose is part of the ira (irish republic army.
A book for older readers wolf by gillian cross - read about it on her official website winner of the carnegie medal 1990. Wolf - kindle edition by gillian cross download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading wolf. Author: gillian cross illustrator: neil packer odysseus faces storm and shipwreck, a terrifying man-eating cyclops, the alluring but deadly sirens, and the fury of the sea-god poseidon as he makes his ten-year journey home from the trojan war. Wolf by gillian cross is a young adult novel set in london, england in the 70's i enjoy reading stories set before modern conveniences like cell phones, internet, and uber this dramatic and at times terrifying novel puts cassy out on the street in search of her estranged mother nicknamed goldie. Find great deals for wolf by gillian cross (paperback, 1992) shop with confidence on ebay.
I have read the book, but i'm spanish and i would like to know if i understand correctly if you find any characters' description, i also will thank you. Wolf by gillian cross cassy is a young girl, not quite in her teens, who lives with her grandmother, whom she calls nan of her father, she knows nothing, and nan is determined to keep it that way. Wolf by gillian cross :rhianna jones character's cassy: she is very careful with everthing she does read this awsome book read this book and you will be ingalfed in it's mystery.
Gillian cross ( b 1945 ) 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. 1990, wolf / gillian cross oxford university press oxford wikipedia citation please see wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Gillian cross is a popular children's author and recipient of many prestigious awards including the carnegie medal and the whitbread children's book of the year bibliographic information title.