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Dapo Adeola - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Dapo Adeola is an illustrator and character designer who creates characters and images that challenge gender norms in a fun and upbeat way. He runs illustration and character design workshops in and out of schools, to help highlight the possibilities of a career in illustration to inner-city children. Follow him on Instagram 

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We're Going to Find the Monster

We're Going to Find the Monster

Author: Malorie Blackman Illustrator: Dapo Adeola Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2021

A rip-roaring picture book adventure from superstar pairing Malorie Blackman and Dapo Adeola. Over the shimmering ocean, up the huge, high mountain, through the deep, dark forest . . . WE'RE GOING TO FIND THE MONSTER! Join two intrepid adventurers as their imaginations transform their house into a wild wonderland - and their big brother becomes a mighty monster. A joy to read-aloud with its cumulative refrain, and full of funny, relatable characters, this is a contemporary celebration of creativity, fantasy and family. Written by bestselling author of Noughts & Crosses, Malorie Blackman, this story was originally published as Marty Monster. This new version has been stunningly brought to life by the award-winning illustrator of Look Up!, Dapo Adeola.

Space Detectives: Extra Weird Creatures

Space Detectives: Extra Weird Creatures

Author: Mark Powers Illustrator: Dapo Adeola Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/08/2021

'Immensely, cheerily silly' Guardian 'A thunderously good read, so funny and action packed. Children are going to love it!' Serena Patel, author of ANISHA, ACCIDENTAL DETECTIVE Grown an extra head and don't know why? You need the Space Detectives! Connor and Ethan are bamboozled when Starville, the space station where they live, is overrun with cosmic chaos! Boys have two heads, dogs have three tails and even aliens who normally have six arms are growing extra ones! What is going on? Can Connor and Ethan get to the bottom of this intergalactic mystery? Featuring: a piano-playing pig, zooming hover-scooters and astronomically scrumptious Snorgleberry tarts

My Dad Is A Grizzly Bear

My Dad Is A Grizzly Bear

Author: Swapna Haddow Illustrator: Dapo Adeola Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/04/2021

A playful, warm and funny story following a boy with a wild imagination and his lively family, from exciting creative duo: Swapna Haddow and Dapo Adeola. Shhh. Beware. My dad is a grizzly bear. In this family, it's just possible that Dad is a grizzly bear . . . He has fuzzy fur, enormous paws and loves the outdoors. He sleeps a lot even in the cinema and when he's awake, he's always hungry, usually eating up all the honey. what else could Dad be? But sometimes, when it's scary at night, a lovely big bear hug is just what is needed. A hilarious debut picture book written by Swapna Haddow author of the Dave Pigeon series and illustrated by the brilliantly talented Dapo Adeola author of Look Up!

My Dad Is A Grizzly Bear

My Dad Is A Grizzly Bear

Author: Swapna Haddow Illustrator: Dapo Adeola Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/04/2021

A playful, warm and funny story following a boy with a wild imagination and his lively family, from brand new creative duo: Swapna Haddow and Dapo Adeola. Shhh. Beware. My dad is a grizzly bear. In this family, it's just possible that Dad is a grizzly bear . . . He has fuzzy fur, enormous paws and loves the outdoors. He sleeps a lot even in the cinema and when he's awake, he's always hungry, usually eating up all the honey. What else could Dad be? But sometimes, when it's scary at night, a lovely big bear hug is just what is needed. A hilarious debut picture book written by Swapna Haddow author of the Dave Pigeon series and illustrated by the brilliantly talented Dapo Adeola author of Look Up!

Clean Up!

Clean Up!

Author: Nathan Bryon Illustrator: Dapo Adeola Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2020

The sequel Nathan and Dapo's debut Look Up! Join lovable, passionate Rocket as she sets off on a mission to save a Caribbean island from plastic pollution! When Rocket goes for a holiday to visit her grandparents, she's shocked by the pollution that is spoiling their island home and putting the local sea life at risk. Can she think of a way to save the day? This is a heartwarming, timely and empowering picture book, showing how we ALL can make a difference.

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