Gillian Cross Official Website

During the first eight weeks of the coronavirus lockdown, I posted daily story starters on my Author Facebook Page. You can see them there, or you can find the whole collection of story starters here (plus one story ending). Happy writing!

If you need any more ideas, you can find dozens here, from lots of authors and illustrators: Booktrust Fun at home with authors and illustrators

Have fun!

My Latest Book

Barrington Stoke have just published my new book, Five Ways to Make a Friend, with fantastic pictures by Sarah Horne. Click here to find out more about it.

The Demon Headmaster on CBBC

If you missed the recent TV series, based on The Demon Headmaster: Total Control, you can catch up with it on iPlayer.

Will they be televising the next book, The Demon Headmaster: Mortal Danger ? Let the BBC know if you think they should. And watch this space...

And if you visit Vienna

The Great Elephant Chase play

You might have a chance to see Joel Horwood's excellent dramatization of The Great Elephant Chase at the Burgtheater's Kasino Theatre. Check the programme. It's well worth seeing - and it features a wonderful, life size elephant puppet.