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Angela Brooksbank

  • 5 stars across 5 books
    Atinuke is a Nigerian storyteller. She draws upon her recent ancestry from Yoruba land, England and Wales, and more ancient origins in Spain, Portugal and China, to tell stories from both the world of folktales and contemporary life. She has written many Anna Hibiscus Racing Read titles and picture books, as well as the series entitled No. 1 Car Spotter. She lives in Newport, Pembrokeshire with her husband and two sons. Find her online at atinuke-author.weebly.com.

    Angela Brooksbank worked as a designer and art director in the children's book industry before undertaking an MA at the Cambridge School of Art, and turning her hand to her own illustration. About her picture book inspiration, Angela says, "I am constantly inspired by children's energy and unique response to life and hope that my work conveys some of their playful spirit." Baby Goes to Market, written by Atinuke, was her debut picture book. Find her online at angelabrooksbank.com. Angela lives in London.
    1st July 2017

    Baby Goes to Market

    Join Baby and his mama at the bustling marketplace for a bright, bouncy read-aloud offering a gentle introduction to num... More

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    2nd May 2008

    My Busy Colours

    New to our highly successful BUSY BOOK range, this bold, vibrant book is filled with high-contrast images and patterns t... More

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    2nd May 2008

    My Busy Patterns

    New to our highly successful "Busy Book" range, this bold, vibrant book is filled with high-contrast images and patterns... More

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    1st April 2019

    B Is for Baby

    B is for Baby. B is for Brother. B is for going to see Baba! Baby's brother is getting ready to take a bask... More

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    1st July 2020

    Catch That Chicken!

    Fast, brave Lami has to learn to do quick thinking, not quick running, if she wants to stay best chicken catcher in ... More

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      Baby Goes to Market

      Fabulous story about a mother and her baby shopping in an outdoor market within Nigeria. The Baby is being carried on his mother's back. As they trave...