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An "excitingly spooky tale ... readers will be enthralled."
ALA Booklist, Dec/2015
A "Goosebumps from north of the border." Kirkus Reviews, July/2015
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
* Canadian Teacher Magazine selects Myles & the Monster Outside as a favorite Kids Picks for Jan/Feb 2106
* Tinlids selects Myles & the Monster Outside (2015) as a Best Book of Fall 2015
* Toronto Public Library selects The Gargoyle in My Yard (2009) as a Great Reads for Kids, Fall 2015