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 and short fiction have appeared in Taddle Creek 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 and Red Cedar awards. In 2013, The Gargoyle at the Gates was named a White Raven book by the International Youth Library in Munich. FULL BIO
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