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1The Shapeshifter is a children's book series by Ali Sparkes following the adventures of Dax Jones, a boy who can shapeshift into a fox and fellow C.O.L.A's (Children of limitless ability) as they discover their supernatural powers.²²There are five books in the series which are (in order)²* Finding the Fox²* Running the Risk²* Going to Ground²* Dowsing the Dead²* Stirring the Storm²²²²Warning: Spoilers ahead²----²'''This book series provides examples of:'''²* [[spoiler: AllAliensHaveSuperpowers: all of the COLA's mothers races]]²* BadassNormal: Owen Hind, even managed to sneak up on Dax in fox form.²* BadPowersBadPeople: Used and Averted, Catherine is a parasite and a psychopath, but [[spoiler:Mia the good natured vegetarian can set people on fire]] ²* DisappearedDad:Dax's father, an oil rig worker.²* {{Disney Death}}: [[spoiler:Owen, who appears to fall to his death, but is later revealed to be alive.]]²* {{Empathic Healer}}: Mia, but over time she became able to do this without hurting herself.²* EnfantTerrible: Catherine Reader, parasite. ²* {{Family Unfriendly Death}}: [[spoiler:Catherine's. Oh so much.]]²* [[spoiler:ExplosiveLeash:]] Used rather disturbingly in the last book on the COLA's. It also acts as a [[spoiler:Power Nullifier in the form of chip implanted in the back of their skulls]] ²* GoodPowersBadPeople: One character royally abuses his 'charm' power.²* {{Glamour}}: Two characters not being vulnerable to this is important to the story.²* ISeeDeadPeople: One character is a medium, and she's not happy about it. ²* [[spoiler: HalfHumanHybrid]]: The C.O.L.A's [[spoiler:are half alien]]. ²* HealingHands: Mia²* InvoluntaryShapeshifting: Dax Jones, although less over time.²* MasterOfIllusion: What Spook Williams likes to think he is. ²* MysteriousAnimalSenses: A by-product of Dax's shapeshifting²* PsychicPowers: Loads of them ²* {{Sadistic Choice}}: Catherine forces Dax [[spoiler: to chose between saving his father, or saving Owen, whilst both are hanging on a oil rig.]]²* ShapeShifterBaggage: Used and lampshaded²* TraumaticSuperpowerAwakening²* TwinTelepathy ²* VoluntaryShapeshifting: Dax Jones, any chance he gets.[[spoiler:Can take fox, falcon and otter forms]]²* WickedStepmother: Gina, Dax's stepmother²----


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