Alex and The Other


Beware The Other …

Alex is the loneliest boy at school. Not only are his parents away (again), but his beloved cat is missing. Plus, one morning his reflection in the haunted bathroom mirror at school starts talking to him. Then two mysterious strangers in overcoats and sunglasses appear, whispering the same message, over and over: Beware The Other.…

But, worse than all that, is the girl with the braid. She looks just like Alex. She’s better than him at everything, and they even share the same name. Soon, she’s the only Alex anyone can see, at school, at work, even at home. In no time, it’s almost as though the real Alex never existed at all.

Can the real Alex outsmart his evil twin and get his life back before she replaces him for good? And, more importantly, who is the real Alex, anyway?

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A fun and fast-paced tale that fans of spooky stories will enjoy.

Canadian Materials

Filled with heart-stopping pauses, thrilling psychological twists … a gripping page-turner.

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Delightfully quirky.

Your Homeschool Librarian

An engaging read for middle school grades... creepy with cute illustrations, and a true life lesson to be yourself.

Thoughts from Irene

This fourth book in the Weird Stories Gone Wrong Series by Philippa Dowding will not disappoint … This fast paced and enjoyable book is great for hi-low readers.

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About the Author

Philippa Dowding

Posted by Kendra on October 30, 2014
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Philippa Dowding

Philippa Dowding is an award-winning children’s author, a poet, musician and a copywriter. Her many literary nominations include the Silver Birch Express, Red Cedar, and Red Maple awards. She lives in Toronto.