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9780192719256

The Dark Ground

The Dark Ground

by Gillian Cross

Publisher Oxford

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About the book

Robert is alone, in a strange jungle. He has no food, no shelter, no warmth. Unfamiliar creatures are roaming about - and he's not even sure how he got there...Following the story of Robert's struggle for survival, through to his extraordinary realization of where he is and what has happened to him, and then to his perilous journey to find his way home, this is an incredible adventure story full of suspense and surprises. Building on the great success achieved by Gillian Cross's previous novel Calling a Dead Man Gillian Cross is one of the UK's top children's authors, and has won every major children's book prize. She is highly acclaimed internationally

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Gillian Cross

Gillian Cross is a British author of children's books. She won the 1990 Carnegie Medal for Wolf and the 1992 Whitbread Children's Book Award for The Great Elephant Chase. She also wrote The Demon Headmaster book series, which was later turned into a television series by the BBC in January 1996; a sequel series was produced in 2019.

Cross's first published book was The Runaway. Three years later she inaugurated The Demon Headmaster series of seven books (1982 to 2002). She also completed The Dark Behind the Curtain, a horror story illustrated by David Parkins and published by Oxford University Press. It was highly commended for the 1982 Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year's best children's book by a British subject. A Map of Nowhere was highly commended for the 1988 Carnegie and she won the Medal two years later for Wolf.

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