Honoured to meet one of my favourite authors at the Black British Festival and get a personalised copy of her two bestselling middle-grade fiction books. 😊
🌟Tọlá Okogwu is an award-winning children’s author. The best-selling first book in Tọlá’s debut middle grade series with Simon & Schuster was published in 2022 and is soon to be a feature film with a major streamer. Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun was the June 2022 Waterstones Book of the Month and a winner of the 2023 Children’s Africana Book Award for Older Readers. It was also named a 2023 ALSC Notable Children’s Recording and shortlisted for the British Book Awards as well as the inaugural The Week Junior Children’s Book Awards.