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Cross, Gillian

Works: 199 works in 896 publications in 17 languages and 24,644 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Adventure stories  Suspense fiction  Bildungsromans  Detective and mystery fiction  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7,
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The great American elephant chase by Gillian Cross( Book )
37 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,513 libraries worldwide
In 1881, fifteen-year-old Tad, an orphan, helps a girl attempting to get a mighty Indian elephant to friends in Nebraska, all the while pursued by two unscrupulous villains who claim that the elephant is theirs
Wolf by Gillian Cross( Book )
50 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 1,442 libraries worldwide
Cassy is forced to stay with her mother in a squatter's settlement of artists, where she joins the group in producing an educational program about wolves and inadvertently learns that her missing father is a notorioous terrorist
On the edge by Gillian Cross( Book )
48 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,378 libraries worldwide
Two young people discover unknown strengths inside themselves when one is kidnapped and the other tries to save him
Tightrope by Gillian Cross( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,058 libraries worldwide
When she begins receiving bizarre threatening messages from someone who seems to know her every move, teenage Ashley, after seeking help from the neighborhood tough guy, comes to realize that she alone can end the stalker's reign of terror
Roscoe's Leap by Gillian Cross( Book )
22 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and German and held by 1,030 libraries worldwide
A plan to restore a guillotine and other strange toys once belonging to an eccentric millionaire fills his twelve-year-old great-great-grandson with nameless dread and concern for his family's safety
The dark ground : book one of the dark ground trilogy by Gillian Cross( Book )
22 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 988 libraries worldwide
Robert wakes up naked and alone in a thick jungle. The last thing he remembers is being in a plane with his family, but there is no sign of a crash or survivors. Then he discovers the shocking truth--he is in the park near his house, but his familiar world has been transformed into an alien landscape. When he finds others in the same position, he enlists their help in getting back home. But the journey is more perilous than Robert could ever imagine
New world by Gillian Cross( Book )
32 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 885 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Miriam agrees to test a new computer game in utmost secrecy but finds that it is more than she bargained for
The demon headmaster by Gillian Cross( Book )
33 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 862 libraries worldwide
Dinah realizes, on her first day of school, that something is very wrong and sets out to solve the mystery
Pictures in the dark by Gillian Cross( Book )
25 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 836 libraries worldwide
When Charlie takes a photograpg one night, he has no idea of the impact it will have on his life - When he finally realises, it is almost too late
Born of the sun by Gillian Cross( Book )
24 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 820 libraries worldwide
Paula's journey with her father to find a lost Incan city becomes shadowed with mystery and danger, and in the end truths learned on the journey, not at the destination, are what is important
Phoning a dead man by Gillian Cross( Book )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 782 libraries worldwide
When her brother John, a demolition expert, is killed in an explosion in Siberia, Hayley agrees to accompany his wheelchair-bound fiancée, Annie, to the scene of the accident, but both suspect that their only escorts have possible Mafia connections
A map of nowhere by Gillian Cross( Book )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 763 libraries worldwide
Finding a note in Joseph's lost wallet referring to dungeons and warriors, Nick becomes involved in a fantasy game which takes a dangerous turn when gang members send him on a quest which involves betraying Joseph
The black room by Gillian Cross( Book )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 702 libraries worldwide
Tom, his friend Robert, and Robert's sister Emma attempt to rescue a strange girl Robert believes is the counterpart of Lorn, a tiny person how he met during his own ordeal as a miniature copy of himself
The dark behind the curtain by Gillian Cross( Book )
21 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 678 libraries worldwide
Colin Jackus is angry because he has been forced into being in the school play; but gradually he begins to realize it is not just a play: the sinister old story they are acting out has its roots in real cruelty and despair. From somewhere in the past, the ghost of that misery is returning to haunt the actors
The odyssey by Gillian Cross( Book )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 618 libraries worldwide
An illustrated adaptation of the mythology classic traces Odysseus' 10-year voyage home after the Trojan War, a fateful journey marked by a man-eating Cyclops, deadly Sirens, the fury of the sea-god Poseidon and Odysseus' faithful wife's efforts to rebuff greedy suitors
The nightmare game by Gillian Cross( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Swedish and held by 593 libraries worldwide
Robert tries to get answers from Magee, the strange man he met on the airplane, and works with Tom and Emma to try to rescue Lorn and the others before winter arrives, while Lorn takes it upon herself to find answers and a way to escape her past, if not her present, captivity
Where I belong by Gillian Cross( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in German and English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Khadija, a Somali refugee, becomes a model for a famous fashion designer to help her family back home, while the designer's daughter Freya and fourteen-year-old Abdi, whose family Khadija lives with in London, try to protect her
Chartbreaker by Gillian Cross( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 565 libraries worldwide
To escape a depressed mother and her mother's hostile boyfriend, angry young Janis joins the rock group Kelp and develops her own strength of character while fighting to survive in the contemporary music world
The monster from underground by Gillian Cross( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 563 libraries worldwide
Buddy hates to write and is unhappy about having to keep a nature diary for a week until he decides to survey the night sky and discovers something weird in his neighbor's backyard that makes for a truly interesting diary
The Demon Headmaster strikes again by Gillian Cross( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 414 libraries worldwide
Moving away to a quiet village seems like a fresh start for the Hunter family. Their dad has a new job and it seems like the perfect opportunity to forget all about the Demon Headmaster. But Dinah, Lloyd and Harvey quickly notice that the town isn't normal. When they investigate further they make a shocking discovery
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Alternative Names
Cross Arnold, Gillian Clare 1945-
Cross, Gillian Clare 1945-
Gillian Cross britische Kinderbuchautorin
Gillian Cross Brits schrijfster
Gillian Cross brytyjska pisarka
クロス, ジリアン
English (312)
German (59)
Spanish (17)
Swedish (9)
Danish (8)
Dutch (8)
Italian (5)
Japanese (4)
Polish (3)
Korean (2)
French (2)
Chinese (2)
Catalan (2)
Afrikaans (2)
Icelandic (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Thai (1)
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