The Demon Headmaster and the Prime Minister's Brain

The Demon Headmaster and the Prime Minister's Brain

by Gillian Cross (Author)

Synopsis

Things at school have been looking up for Dinah, Harvey and Lloyd since their defeat of the villainous Demon Headmaster. The pupils are acting normally, and their new headmaster seems perfectly ordinary. Then the arrival of a new computer game, Octopus Dare, with its competition to find the Junior Computer Brain of the Year, sends ripples of excitement through the school. Only Harvey and his friend Ingrid refuse to get involved. Because ever since the game arrived all the other pupils-even Lloyd and Dinah-have become obsessed with it. Suddenly everyone is competing to win, but it's clever Dinah who makes it to the final. And though she is fixated with the game, she doesn't like the way it makes her feel . . . it's almost as if she's being hypnotized. Too late Dinah realizes that she's being used to access the private computer files of the Prime Minister-the daring new target of none other than the Demon Headmaster!

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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
Edition: Reissue
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Published: 04 Jun 2009

ISBN 10: 0192755838
ISBN 13: 9780192755834
Children’s book age: 9-11 Years
Book Overview: A hypnotic computer game leads Dinah, Lloyd and Harvey to their old enemy, the Demon Headmaster . . .

Media Reviews
[Of The Demon Headmaster and the Prime Minister's Brain:] 'Highly recommended * Woman & Home *
An exciting story * Junior Bookshelf *
[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 *