High school horror

Ferg Gottin is sent to Horrid High by his parents, who don’t seem to care very much for him.

October 23, 2014 05:48 pm | Updated May 23, 2016 07:35 pm IST

Payal Kapadia, the author

Payal Kapadia, the author

Ferg Gottin has extraordinary skills but less- than ordinary parents. His mother searches for schools where she can ‘dump’ Ferg and forget about him and comes across Horrid High. Ferg has to manage and cope in his new school. A humorous story of a perfectly ghastly school! Everything is horrid here from Chef Gretta’s cooking to Master Mynus’ math class. The worst is Principal Perverse. However, Ferg manages to make four incredible friends and they learn to survive in school.


Payal Kapadia is from Mumbai and studied Literature at St. Xavier’s College. She later went on to pursue an M.S. in Journalism from Northwestern University, Chicago, after which she worked as a journalist in many places, including Mumbai and Tokyo. She is a children’s writer and won the Crossword Book Award 2013 for her book, Wisha Wozzariter

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