Philippa Dowding wrote her first book when she was nine, and has written poetry and fiction ever since.
She has won magazine awards for Macleans, Chatelaine, Zoomer, Today’s Parent, Canada's History and more. Her poetry has appeared in The Adirondack Review, The Literary Review of Canada and other journals.
Her children's books have been nominated for the SYRCA Diamond Willow, OLA Silver Birch Express, Hackmatack and Red Cedar awards. In March 2013 her third children's book, The Gargoyle at the Gates, was named a White Raven book by the International Youth Library in Munich.
Author of the Award-Nominated
Lost Gargoyle series, ages 9-12
The Strange Gift of Gwendolyn Golden
'This morning, I woke up on the ceiling.'
So begins the strange story of Gwendolyn Golden, who one day for no explicable reason, wakes up floating on the ceiling of her room, like one of her little brother's Batman balloons.
Puberty is weird enough, now this?? Watch the Book Trailer