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Philippa Dowding wrote her first book when she was nine, and has written poetry and fiction ever since.
She has won magazine awards for Zoomer, Macleans, Chatelaine, Today’s Parent, Canada's History and more. Her poetry and short fiction has appeared in Taddle Creek Magazine, Middle Shelf Magazine,The Adirondack Review, The Literary Review of Canada and other journals.
Her children's books have been nominated for numerous literary awards, including the SYRCA Diamond Willow, OLA Silver Birch Express and Red Maple, Hackmatack, Red Cedar and Co-Operative Children's Book Centre Awards. In 2013, The Gargoyle at the Gates was named a White Raven book by the International Youth Library in Munich. FULL BIO
RECOMMENDED, Myles & the Monster Outside: "This book is a delicious, spine-chilling treat for middle grade readers. Every scary page makes it imperative to keep reading..."
Canadian Children's BookNews, 06/2016
REVIEWERS: Review copies available now for Carter and the Curious Maze
NOMINATION: Myles and the Monster Outside is nominated for a HACKMATACK CHILDREN'S CHOICE AWARD 2016-2017
REVIEW: 11-year old reader reviews Myles & the Monster Outside in Canadian Teacher Magazine Kids Picks (Jan/Feb 2016)