Questions tagged [shape-shifter]

A creature, robot or deity which possesses the ability to change its form.

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Pre late-80s UK-based short horror story. Giant alien shapeshifters imitate a house and a uk phone box to trap and devour the young protagonist

General This UK-based short story was from a horror or SciFi compilation I read during the late 80s/early 90s (but was almost definitely from earlier). I have a feeling the compilation was probably ...
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Short story about a woman who is changed in to a puma for a month

I read a short story MANY years ago (more than 20). A woman saves a small fairy-like creature from her cat. The fairy-creature grants her a wish, and she unknowingly asks to be her cat. Conservation ...
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Young adult sci-fi fantasy featuring shape-shifting jelly monsters that engulf humans and take their shape

I've read an adaptation of this book along with a couple more from the same series in a different language, but the writer there didn't reveal the original title. Key points: Four kids are the main ...
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Book about a race of giant lizards (possibly aliens) that shape shift into humans and breed with humans

I'm desperately trying to find the title of a book I read years ago. I believe it was written in the 80s(?). I picked it up from a 2nd hand shop about 20 years ago. It was about a race of giant ...
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Girl who can shapeshift and at one point turns into a drop of water

I read this book years ago, and it was about a girl who is taken through a portal I think, she is holding onto her dad's hand but she lets go for a second and gets taken away, and I think she can ...
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Short Story Collection from 80s/early 90s with story about the Ainu and a shapeshifter

I'm looking for the short story collection that contained a short story that involved the Ainu culture and shape shifters. I read the collection in late 80s/early 90s. It was published in America — ...