I remember a sound piece of advice given to me about writing. Wolf is a youngadult novel by gillian cross, published by oxford in 1990. Cassy lives with her granny, until the night that she hears strange footsteps coming into their flat. Wolf by gillian cross is a young adult novel set in london, england in the 70s. Although she is now a fulltime writer, she has had a number of informal jobs, including being an assistant to a member of parliament. I enjoy reading stories set before modern conveniences like cell phones, internet, and uber. Gillian cross audio books, best sellers, author bio.
In novels such as the dark behind the curtain, wolf, and calling a dead man, as well as in. The pupils of hazelbrook academy find themselves behaving abnormally in this entertaining series reboot. But every so oftennever with any warningshe is sent to stay with her mother, goldie, a dreamy beauty. Cat under fire rnib supporting blind and partially. Wolf 9780192720788 by cross, gilian and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. 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. Wolf by gillian cross 9780192720788 boomerang books. Cassy is forced to stay with her mother in a squatters settlement of artists, where she joins the group in producing an educational program about wolves and inadvertently learns that her missing father is a notorious terrorist. Multiawardwinning author gillian cross makes two of the greatest stories in the world come alive for children in her st. She also wrote the demon headmaster book series, which was later turned into a television series by the bbc in january 1996. Wolf ebook by gillian cross 9780192757388 rakuten kobo. Gillian cross cassy is forced to stay with her mother in a squatters settlement of artists, where she joins the group in producing an educational program about wolves and inadvertently learns that her missing. Her books include wolf carnegie medal 1990, the great elephant chase whitbrea.
Wolf by gillian cross book cover, description, publication history. We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Gillian cross books list of books by author gillian cross. Cross has taken some hard realitiesirresponsible parents, squatters in abandoned houses, terrorismand set them into a fairytale framework created by cassys dreams.
Browse gillian cross s bestselling audiobooks and newest titles. Having read wolf by gillian cross i thought it was quite an interesting book because it contained a lot of imagery. Homers iliad and the odyssey audiobook gillian cross. This website provides details of all our services including online. Many of crosss books have been adapted as audiobooks. Books for keepsrichly imaginative mail on sunday cross subtly intertwines complex themes while building up characterisation, balancing the reallife horror of terrorism with pragmatism and. Christian rodska cassy is forced to stay with her mother in a squatters settlement of artists, where she joins the group in producing an educational program about wolves and inadvertently learns that her missing. Browse audiobooks written by gillian cross sorted by best selling this month page 1 audiobooks. When lizzies school gets a new head teacher, everything seems great. Gillian cross audio books at simply audiobooks simply. Gillian cross has been writing childrens books for over thirty years. Download audiobooks directly onto your computer, smartphone or tablet from rnib.
Cassy much prefers her ordinary, wellrun life, safe at home with her nononsense grandmother. Gillian cross 1945 biography personal, addresses, career. She won the 1990 carnegie medal for wolf and the 1992 whitbread childrens book award for the great elephant chase. Cassy hears footsteps padding through nans flat in the middle of the night. The service is provided through a free nationwide postal and internet service of audiobooks. This dramatic and at times terrifying novel puts cassy out on the street in search of her estranged mother nicknamed goldie.
Through this medium cross is able to explore the journey to adulthood, and more importantly that of self discovery, as wolf is essentially a tale of. Audible provides the highest quality audio and narration. In this episode i talk about gillian cross the iliad. The great elephant chase audiobook download free by. Download audiobooks written by gillian cross to your device. Books for ages 02 view audiobook mr big ed vere 32 pages. The great elephant chase audiobook download free by gillian cross published by oxford university press.
Shirley rousseau murphy is the author of twenty mysteries in the joe grey series, for which she has won the cat writers association muse medallion nine years running, and has received ten national cat writers association awards for best novel of the year. Cassy is forced to stay with her mother in a squatters settlement of artists. Download audiobooks by gillian cross to your device. Gillian cross born 1945 is a british author of childrens books. Set in london, it features communal living, terrorism, and wolves according to library of congress. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Discover more authors youll love listening to on audible.
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He came in the early morning, at about half past two. Read wolf by gillian cross available from rakuten kobo. In such novels as the dark behind the curtain, wolf, and calling a dead man, as well as in. She is also a noted childrens book author, and has received five council of authors and journalists awards. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Gillian cross has been a successful author for many years. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. Wolf rnib supporting blind and partially sighted people. Browse audiobooks written by gillian cross sorted by. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading wolf.
The wolf theme does tie into something which happens at the end of the novel, but im sad to report that the constant emphasis on wolves throughout the novel seemed contrived to me. Wolf by cross, gillian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Buy a discounted paperback of wolf online from australias leading online bookstore. October 1995, chivers audio books audio cassette in english libraries near you. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. When first published, walkers versions of the iliad and the odyssey attracted attention for the quality of the writing. 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. Gillian cross has won numerous literary prizes, including the carnegie medal, the whitbread childrens novel award now the costa, and the smarties prize.176 146 1374 651 245 1521 1042 333 56 1353 1510 1203 427 634 1104 479 6 1191 799 4 1134 499 786 106 100 1499 142 401 648 382 1010 1073 468 490 1364 1474 766 692 325 325 233