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  • 5 stars across 73 books
    Ali was a local newspaper reporter and columnist before joining BBC local radio as a producer and presenter, and then chucked in the safe job to be dangerously freelance and write scripts and manuscripts. Her first venture was as a comedy columnist on the BBC Radio's top-rated Woman's Hour and Home Truths programmes. In 2010 she won the Blue Peter Best Book of the Year Award for Frozen in Time. Ali lives with her husband and two sons in Southampton.
    6th June 2013

    Frozen in Time

    1956 Freddy and Polly are used to helping their father with his experiments. So they don't mind being put into cryonic ... More

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    4th May 2006

    Finding the Fox: The Shapeshifter 1

    Dax Jones is an ordinary schoolboy ...until something extraordinary happens one day. Whilst frightened for his life, he ... More

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    4th August 2016

    The Shapeshifter: Going to Ground

    Ordinary kids: extraordinary powers: amazing adventures. When Dax receives an urgent call, he knows he has to drop every... More

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    2nd March 2017

    Thunderstruck

    What if your new best friend was a ghost? Getting struck by lightning whilst huddling under a tree isn't exactly the wa... More

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    20th February 2018

    Night Speakers

    Night after night Elena, Matt, and Tima wake at exactly the same time, with no idea why. It's messing them up and fractu... More

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    13th May 2015

    Car

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    7th April 2011

    S.W.I.T.C.H: Beetle Blast

    Josh and Danny are on a day out with the local nature group, but when they accidentally eat a chocolate muffin laced wit... More

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    4th April 2013

    Unleashed 3: Trick Or Truth

    A group of very special teenagers. Each with an incredible power, they live together, protected by the government. Out i... More

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    4th January 2007

    Running the Risk: the Shapeshifter 2

    Dax is starting to get used to his life as a shapeshifter. At last he feels safe and secure, surrounded by people he tru... More

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    3rd January 2008

    Stirring the Storm: The Shapeshifter 5

    In this exciting finale Dax and his friends are moved to the country in a bid to keep their identities a secret, but are... More

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