|Date:||Tuesday 21 June 2022|
|Venue:||Main Marquee, London Wetlands, SW13|
|Suitability:||Reception, Years 1 & 2|
‘Run! Hide! My mum is a lioness and she’s on the prowl.’ My Mum is a Lioness is the hilarious sequel to the greatly acclaimed My Dad is a Grizzly Bear by creative duo, Swapna Haddow and Dapo Adeola. Join Waterstones Children’s Book prize winning illustrator, Dapo Adeola, in this fun filled interactive storytelling and live drawing event where you will be able to draw your very own lioness!
Dapo Adeola is an award winning British Nigerian author, illustrator and character designer. He was the BookTrust Writer Illustrator in Residence for 2021-2022.
His greatly acclaimed illustration debut Look Up! written by Nathan Bryon won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize in 2020 and the UKLA Book Awards in 2021. Dapo has also created bestselling picture books with Swapna Haddow and Malorie Blackman and the Space Detectives series with Mark Powers, as well as as running workshops for children and adults in disadvantaged and underrepresented communities to highlight the possibilities of a career in illustration.
Suitable for years: Reception, Years 1 & 2
Duration: 1 hour
Booklist: My Mum is a Lioness
London Wetlands, Queen Elizabeth’s Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
This venue is fully accessible and has disabled toilets available.