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The Demon Headmaster Takes Over By Gillian Cross

The Demon Headmaster Takes Over by Gillian Cross

Condition - Very Good
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It seems too good to be true-the Hyperbrain:a super intelligent computer that works by accessing the human brain. Dinah thinks it's an incredible invention. However,someone wants to use the Hyperbrain for other things. . such as accessing people's minds and taking control of them! It can't be the Demon Headmaster, because he's gone. Isn't he?

The Demon Headmaster Takes Over Summary

The Demon Headmaster Takes Over by Gillian Cross

Dinah, Lloyd and Harvey thought the Demon Headmaster was gone for good, so when they move back to their old house everything seems safe at first. Then strange things start to happen. Libraries are closing down, the internet keeps crashing, and telephones refuse to work. When people start to wear matching badges with a grabbing green hand, and begin speaking robotically, Dinah and the boys know they need to find out what's going on. Their search leads them to the Hyperbrain, a fantastic new computer invention that accesses the human brain to compile its data. But why has its inventor started to act so strangely, and who is the mysterious controller at the Artificial Intelligence Unit? It sounds like it could be the Demon Headmaster. But surely that's impossible . . . isn't it?

The Demon Headmaster Takes Over Reviews

[Of The Demon Headmaster Takes Over]: 'a great book * Amazon *
[Of The Demon Headmaster]: 'a rattling good yarn * TLS *
a light-hearted, funny and ingenious story * School Librarian *
an excellent mystery with an unusual setting * Good Book Guide - Children's *
I would recommend it to anyone who likes weird but funny books * Teen Titles *
an attractive, easy-flowing style with interesting characters and a lively story * Junior Education *

About Gillian Cross

Other books in the 'Demon Headmaster' series: The Demon Headmaster The Demon Headmaster and the Prime Minster's Brain The Revenge of the Demon Headmaster The Demon Headmaster Strikes Again Facing the Demon Headmaster Awards: Winner of the Carnegie Medal for Wolf Winner of the Whitbread Award for The Great Elephant Chase Winner of the Smarties Prize for The Great Elephant Chase Biographical information: Gillian Cross was born in 1945, and has written more than 40 books for children. In the past, she has worked in a primary school, as an assistant to a village baker, as a childminder, and as an assistant to a member of parliament. Gillian is a huge supporter of libraries, and for eight years was a member of the committee which advises government ministers about public libraries. She now lives in Dorset with her husband and family, and enjoys playing the piano, orienteering, and reading in her spare time.

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The Demon Headmaster Takes Over by Gillian Cross
Used - Very Good
Oxford University Press
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