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About Dakota Douglas
Dakota Douglas was born in the North East of England and grew up with princesses, pirates, mermaids, talking animals and fairies - wonderful characters plucked from her colourful imagination. From being very young, she wanted to be a writer and this led her into the world of newspaper reporting where she met real-life princesses and super heroes. As a news hound, she wrote thousands of stories and is now following her childhood dream of being an author. She loves to write modern fantasy children’s stories packed with action and adventure for 8-12-year-olds. When not pounding on her keyboard, she's usually out and about wearing her invisibility cape so she can people watch and get ideas for future stories.
Titles By Dakota Douglas
Fantasy Story About Animals
Praise for WOOF: "Woof by Dakota Douglas is a delightful book to spark a child's imagination and introduce him (or her) to the wonderful world of reading.” – Readers Favourite
A FUN BODY SWAP CHILDREN’S STORY WITH BITE
Trouble dogs 10-year-old Jeremy Turner’s heels when he swaps bodies with a dog.
Yes, you heard me. In fact, Jeremy could probably hear me on Mars because his hearing is supersonic and he’s become an Olympic sniffer. PAWSOME! That’s if you don’t mind everyone watching when you take a pee and having the world’s worst farts. But that’s the least of his problems. His mother is freaking out and a gang of burglars and a crazy scientist are hot on his tail.
Read WOOF to find out if he can change back or be stuck with four paws, a mouth that won’t stop drooling and big floppy ears forever!
This fantasy story about a boy and dog features two stories in one book. It’s perfect for readers who love modern fantasy kids fiction.
Modern Fantasy Kids Fiction
Praise for ANTics: “It surprised me to learn that I could actually feel concern for ants, and harbor resentment toward a spider! The author really accomplished quite a remarkable feat, developing insect characters that the reader would actually care about!” - Readers’ Favourite
Dakota Douglas sweeps the reader into the secret world of a bug's life in this gripping fantasy. In the style of Watership Down, this exciting story explodes on one day in the life of Zube and two fellow bug cadets.
High-spirited Zube wants to stand out from the crowd but that’s tough when you're one in a community of thousands of ants. He dreams of action and adventure and soon gets more than he bargained for when a mission to bring back food to their colony goes horribly wrong. Before long, the trio are up to their antennae in danger as they face hurricanes, tidal waves and capture by their deadliest enemy.
Ants walked the Earth with dinosaurs millions of years ago. And RepugnANT is as big and as mean as any angry T Rex. Can the cadets save their colony before it’s too late?/p>
To find out, grab a copy of this funny and exciting story with many unexpected twists and turns sure to captivate young and old alike. Reviewers say ANTics is hard to put down and would make a great animated movie. Step into the colourful make-believe world of InhabitANT and judge for yourself.