A charming and witty tale of bullies, pumpkins and unlikely friendships from award-winning author Gillian Cross.
Jason Banks is a bully. No one likes him and even the teachers are scared of him! It’s time that someone taught Jason a lesson and he might just have met his match in the strange pumpkin that keeps appearing on his doorstep. Will Jason ever learn the error of his ways? And can he crack the case of the dreaded Pumpkin of Doom?
Hilarious and unusual school based comedy with quirky illustrations by Sarah Horne
About the Author
Gillian Cross is perhaps best known for her Demon Headmaster series and its BBC adaptation. She has won many of the most prestigious awards for children’s fiction, including the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children’s Book Award and the Smarties Prize. She lives near Coventry with her husband.
Sarah Horne grew up in snowy Derbyshire, UK with some goats and a brother. She learnt to draw whilst trying to explain her reasoning for an elaborate haircut at the age of nine. Alongside working on some very funny children’s titles, Sarah has also worked on commissions for The Guardian, The Sunday Times, Kew Gardens, Sesame Street and for IKEA as their Children’s Illustrator In Residence. She now draws, paints, writes and giggles from underneath a pile of paper at her studio in London.