Davey's class is doing a project on the Romans. The best piece of work will get a prize at the Roman feast on the last day of term, and Davey is determined to win. But so is Molly - and she'll go to any lengths to beat him. Davey has to make something really special. But what?
Gillian Cross has been writing children's books for over thirty years. Before that, she took English degrees at Oxford and Sussex Universities, and she has had various jobs including working in a village bakery and being an assistant to a Member of Parliament. She is married with four children and lives in Dorset. Her hobbies include orienteering and playing the piano. She won the Carnegie Medal for Wolf and the Smarties Prize and the Whitbread Children's Novel Award for The Great Elephant Chase.