Philippa Dowding

Philippa Dowding’s most recent book, Firefly, won the 2021 Governor General’s Award for Young People’s Literature, and her previous book, Oculum, was a finalist for the Diamond Willow Award and the OLA’s Silver Birch Award. She lived on a glacier for one summer in university, and was inspired to write environmental dystopia / cli-fi when she visited it thirty years later and was shocked by how much it had melted. Dowding lives in Toronto, ON.

Books by Philippa Dowding

A thirteen-year-old girl who prefers homelessness to living with her abusive mother is sent to live with an aunt, whose costume shop helps her discover who she is, and what a family is.
Paperback
9781770865983
$13.95 USD
In this dystopian novel for middle-grade readers, a child finds a door to an "outside" that is not supposed to exist.
Paperback
9781770865129
$12.95 USD
As Echo1 wakes from an 83-year sleep to search for life in the wasteland, the children of Oculum flee the Unruly and their stolen weapons, desperately trying to reach the safety of MedFell Hall.
Paperback
9781770866652
$13.95 USD