Rachel skerritt named headmaster at boston latin school. As lloyd and harvey await the arrival of their new foster sister, they wonder if she will be able to resist the mysterious powers of their sinister headmaster. The revenge of the demon headmaster by gillian cross. The headmaster at my school was the demon headmaster personified to me. Will lloyd and harveys foster sister dinah resist the headmaster. The demon headmaster a play in four parts by gillian cross. The mood changes a lot between the strange calm and orderliness which surrounds the headmaster, and the desperate rush to thwart his plans as the tv gameshow comes to school. Demon headmaster the demon headmaster by gillian cross.
A master storyteller, greenes biggest achievement is proving that the most complex mystery of all is how and why we love. The demon headmaster is a very spooky book that will captivate children from the start. The demon headmaster is a series of books by gillian cross which were later adapted as a television series starring terrence hardiman in the title role and frances amey as dinah. The demon headmaster by gillian cross, paperback barnes. Shhhh i know you dont want to do this but im here for you it will. Feb 28, 2010 demon headmaster shows his incredible street dancing moves.
A group of friends take a stand against the actions of their headmaster, who wants to take over the world. He has the power to put almost anyone into a hypnotic state by having them look into his eyes after which he is able to fully control them although he is one of the main characters of the series, we do not. The demon headmaster 1 by gillian cross 9780192755827. An attractive, easyflowing style with interesting characters and a lively story junior. On the first day at her new school, dinah realizes something is horribly wrong. But the story reads well enough without line drawings, and we have now bought all the other five books in this series. However, once she starts at her new school its clear that theres more to worry about. Daily telegraph brought bang up to date with contemporary references and injokes that kids can fully engage with and understand, gillian is hugely talented and its fabulous to see this new book ready to. An excellent mystery with an unusual setting good book guide childrens.
Strange things happen at lloyd and harvey hunters school. The scariest man to ever appear on chidrens television. Incredibly beautiful and compulsively readable, the headmasters wife will keep you mesmerized into the wee hours. Having won the junior computer brain of the year, diana is through to the national final, but is it all a trap. Read on to discover the headmasters devilish plans. The demon headmaster by cross, gillian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The demon headmaster demon headmaster 1 by gillian cross. Demon headmaster reading comprehension teaching resources.
David holmes of burpham primary school has sent in a great set of activities for this gillian cross book. A lighthearted, funny and ingenious story school librarian. During that time he transformed a school on the brink of closing to what was by 1968 one of americas very best secondary. Gillian cross is one of the best childrens novelists today and her stories of the demon headmaster are both fun and quite frightening. The demon headmaster is a series of books by gillian cross which were later adapted as a. Tall, elusive, always wore a black cape and i thought he was the scariest man in the world. Jun 04, 2009 the headmaster at my school was the demon headmaster personified to me. The headmaster portrayed by terrence hardiman in the original tv show and nicholas gleaves in the 2019 series is the antagonist of both the books and the their 90s television adaption. A trailer for the demon headmaster, a short film adaptation of the book.
Ingrid has fallen victim to the latest craze hunky parker. Dinah and her brothers are pretty sure theyre rid of the demon headmaster. Over 22000 pages of ks3, ks4 and ks5 english, media and drama teaching resources, with free pdfs. The units are intended to be taught with children sitting in mixed ability pairs. The revenge of the demon headmaster demon headmaster wiki. Instead, quite abruptly, all sounds in the playground stopped and the children turned round to stare at the school. The demon headmaster series 1 episode 1 video dailymotion. He has piercing light green eyes, which he normally. The demon headmaster and the prime ministers brain, the revenge of the demon headmaster, the demon headmaster takes over, the demon headmaster strikes again, and facing the demon headmaster.
Dinah glass moves in with a new foster family and begins to attend the same school as her new foster brothers. The 117 storey treehouse the treehouse books, band 9. So i was laying in a bedroom and i woke up and i looked and i saw dinah and she got up and looked at me back. Rachel skerritt, 39, is deputy chief of leadership development for the district of. The demon headmaster early 1996 dinah glass moves in with the hunter family and starts going to the same school as her foster brothers lloyd and harvey. Dinah glass starts at a new school and finds it to be very out of the ordinary. I would recommend it to anyone who likes weird but funny books teen titles. The opening of thomas christopher greenes fourth novel features a vermont prep school headmaster shedding his clothes as he walks through. Just send us an email and well put the best up on the site. Talking and class discussion form a large part of the unit with children also writing written responses in the booklets. With terrence hardiman, frances amey, gunnar cauthery, thomas szekeres. As a parent, i was looking for a challenging read for my seven year old daughter. An extract from the demon headmaster by gillian cross, read by lindsey russell dinah walked on round the playground, waiting for the bell to ring or the whistle to go.
See the complete the demon headmaster series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. The demon headmaster strikes again by gillian cross. The demon headmaster is a series of books by gillian cross which were later adapted as a television series starring. Demon headmaster fanfiction archive with over 97 stories. Watch the demon headmaster season 1, episode 4 the demon headmaster part four. All the children, apart from a handful including lloyd and harvey, are too wellbehavedrobotic almostand oddly keen to please the creepy headmaster. Check out the epic series from the 90s before the new series lands on cbbc, 14th october. The demon headmaster is a series of books by gillian cross which were later adapted as a television series starring terrence hardiman in the title role and frances amey as dinah the title character is a strange being with the powers of hypnosis and a desire to take over the world, as he believes it will be better under his ordered rule. Then i saw her coming towards me, i looked and i saw the curtain half open i looked i saw her standing in the light. The demon headmaster by gillian cross hes back, and the. Any more ideas or material based on this book would be appreciated. Can you explain how dinah knows so much about the solar system. Instead, quite abruptly, all sounds in the playground stopped and. Rachel skerritt named headmaster at boston latin school the.
The demon headmaster first ministers reading challenge. This book was skipped by the 1990s television series which adapted books 1, 2, 4 and 5. The title character is a strange being with the powers of hypnosis and a desire to take over the world, as he believes it will be better under his ordered rule. Jul 11, 2017 the tea dragon society the tea dragon series book 1 katie oneill. This is a wonderfully written book, by an exceptional writer, about a truly great man. The streetlight shinned threw the window i looked i saw her half naked i got up and she said. Mar, 2014 the opening of thomas christopher greenes fourth novel features a vermont prep school headmaster shedding his clothes as he walks through central park. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months new customers receive 15% off your.
The first three episodes of series one were adapted from the first book, the demon headmaster, and episodes 46 were adapted from the second book in the series, the demon headmaster and the prime ministers brain. A rattling good yarn the times literary supplement. Kimberly mccreight, new york times bestselling author of reconstructing amelia i devoured this book. The tea dragon society the tea dragon series book 1 katie oneill. Consequences chapter 12, a demon headmaster fanfic fanfiction. Together, dinah, lloyd and harvey discover the headmasters evil secret. The television show was based on four of the demon headmaster novels by gillian cross. Frank boyden was the headmaster of deerfield academy, located in the pocumtuck valley in western massachusetts, from 1902 until 1968. None of the children play typical games in the playground. Dinah joins a new foster family, and finds some unusual goingson at her new school.
The demon headmaster read pages 53 half way down 54. Classic 90s television adaptation of the popular gillian cross demon headmaster book series. I read this book many years ago and remembered it fondly. Mostly canon, but contains a few alterationsadditions from my own mind. The demon headmaster, the demon headmaster and the prime minsters brain, the revenge of the demon headmaster, the demon headmaster takes over and facing the demon headmaster 5. School librarianan excellent mystery with an unusual setting.
First in an iconic series loved for over 35 yearsbursting with suspense, danger and cheeky humoureverybody loves to hate this horrid headmastergillian cross won the carnegie medal for wolf. Dec, 2008 a trailer for the demon headmaster, a short film adaptation of the book. Return of the demon headmaster, the revenge of the demon headmaster, and several more. Listen to my voice lloyd and harvey hunter get a new sister but is she in league with the diabolical head. Good book guidegillian cross is one of the best childrens novelists today and her stories of the demon headmaster are both fun and quite frightening. The answer is fear but what is the secret of the headmasters control.535 339 101 1155 856 1283 571 561 629 1335 1280 198 1398 536 811 1099 980 884 463 291 20 897 170 653 776 1189 1261 826 375 667 986 1008 262 157 1161 196 616 1160 135 1427 132