DAY 1:   Friday October 30, 2020

All the sessions on Day 1 of the festival are professional development workshops for adults who create content for children. Please remember to give us your feedback and tell us how you would like your name to appear on your Certificate of Attendance.

8am Official Opening of The 2nd Akada Children's Book Festival
9am PW1: Writing Engaging Children's BooksOlubunmi Aboderin Talabi
10am PW2: Level Up!: From Picture Book To AnimationTonye Faloughi Ekezie; Dami Solesi
11am PW3: Becoming An eBook SuperstarJane Egerton-Idehen
12pm PW4: Write It Down!: From Idea to BookLola Shoneyin; Olayemi Ejemai
1pm PW5: Unbury Your Work: Making It Easy For Buyers To Find Your BooksGeorge Dguru Ugbegua
2pm PW6: Get Yourself Out There!: Making The Most Of Social MediaElizabeth Osho
3pm PW7: Creating Illustrations For Children's BooksIrene Omiunu; Francis Adeshina; Olusayo Ajetumobi
4pm PW8: Developing Your 1st AppTolu Adelowo
5pm PW9: Editing: You've Written A Book Now What?Isabella Akinseye
6pm PW10: Show Me The Money: How To Use Your Expertise To Create Online CoursesStephanie Obi
7pm End of Day 1

DAY 2:   Saturday October 31, 2020

On Day 2 of the 2020 Akada Children's Book Festival all the sessions are ONLINE and FREE to attend. All you need to do is register.
Please remember to give us your feedback and tell us how you would like your name to appear on your Certificate of Attendance.

7am Official Opening of Day 2 of The 2nd Akada Children's Book Festival
8am BC2a: Book Chat 2aEbinemi (Kids Books Review) - 4mins
8:30am KW1: No, You Can't Have My PasswordUgochi Obidiegwu - 10mins
GB1-2: GiggleBoxChigul - 2mins
AC1: I Can Make That!Francis Adeshina - 5mins
9am ST1: Greatest Animal In The JungleSope Martins - 10mins
HT2: Happy TunesHappy Tunes Crew - 5mins
BC2b: Book Chat 2bTamara (Kids Books Review) - 2mins
9:30am BR1: Tobi Learns To SwimOlubunmi Aboderin Talabi - 10mins
MDM1: Mummy, Daddy & Me Let's WorkoutDancerapy - 5mins
10am BR6: Fantastically FejiroEsosa Daniel-Oniko - 10mins
HT3: Happy TunesHappy Tunes Crew - 2mins
10:30am ST2: Feyi Fay And The Disappearance of Captain NosaSimisayo Brownstone - 10mins
GB3: GiggleBoxChigul - 2mins
11am ST3: Mafoya and the Finish LineAyo Oyeku - 10mins
HT3: Happy TunesHappy Tunes Crew - 5mins
11:30am BC2c: Book Chat 2cEbinemi (Kids Books Review) - 1min
BC2d: Book Chat 2dTonye (Kids Books Review) - 4mins
BC2e: Book Chat 2eMobolurin and Mojoyin - 2mins
MDM2: Mummy, Daddy & Me Let's WorkoutDancerapy - 3mins
BC4: Book Chat 4Farida Ladipo-Ajayi - 10mins
12pm BR2: Whose Favourite Am I?Chigozie A. Mbadugha - 10mins
GB5-6: GiggleBoxChigul - 2mins
12:30pm KW2: I Like MeVese Aghoghovbia-Aladewolu - 10mins
HT4: Happy TunesHappy Tunes Crew - 5mins
1pm BR3: The Lion And The DuckModupe Adeyemo - 10mins
MDM3: Mummy, Daddy & Me Let's WorkoutDancerapy - 3mins
1:30pm BR7: The Adventures of Lara and Dara: Lost And Found In LagosAduke Gomez - 10mins
GB7-8: GiggleBoxChigul - 2mins
2pm SGBR: Special Guest Book ReadingZainab Balogun Nwachukwu - 10mins
HT6: Happy TunesHappy Tunes Crew - 5mins
2:30pm BR4: A Potpourri of TalesValerie Akpobome - 10mins
MDM4: Mummy, Daddy & Me Let's WorkoutDancerapy - 3mins
3pm BR5: Who Do I See In The Mirror?Vese Aghoghovbia-Aladewolu - 10mins
GB9-10: GiggleBoxChigul - 2mins
3:30pm KW3: 10 Amazing Facts From The Child's Rights ActOlamide Akin-Alabi - 10mins
HT6: Happy TunesHappy Tunes Crew - 5mins
4pm IL: Kurege Mai Wayo Da Baban Gasan AureHaruna Abu - 10mins
MDM5: Mummy, Daddy & Me Let's WorkoutDancerapy - 3mins
4:20pm IL: Kilode Ti O Ma Nfo Owo ReOluyinka Adamolekun - 10mins
M: Emi O Ni Sia SanCentuple Edutainment - 3mins
4:40pm IL: Otita Anwunta Gbanwere Ndu OluUchechi Mba-Uzoukwu - 10mins
5pm AW1: Raising Moneywise ChildrenTemi Adeshina - 20mins
GB11-12: GiggleBoxChigul - 2mins
5:40pm BC3: Book Chat 3Adesola Ali - 10mins
GB19-20: GiggleBoxChigul - 2mins
6pm AW2: Million Dollar Baby: Recognising and Nurturing Talented ChildrenBasirat Razaq-Shuaib - 20mins
HT5: Happy TunesHappy Tunes Crew - 5mins
7pm AW3: From Larvae to ButterflyChioma Momah - 20mins
GB13-14: GiggleBoxChigul - 2mins
8pm AW4: Developing Emotional Intelligence in ChildrenJohn Asiegbu - 20mins
GB15-16: GiggleBoxChigul - 2mins
9pm BC1: Book Chat 1Abimbola Dosunmu - 10mins
GB17,21: GiggleBoxChigul - 2mins
MDM6: Mummy, Daddy & Me Let's WorkoutDancerapy - 3mins
  End of The 2nd Akada Children's Book Festival, 2020

The Akada Children’s Book Festival (ACBF) is a fun event to showcase children’s books written by African authors, or books written for a diverse audience of children. To the best of our knowledge, ACBF is the first Nigerian book festival specifically for children. The inaugural event took place on April 27, 2019 at the British Council in Ikoyi, Lagos and attracted over 1400 attendees. The festival is an initiative of the Publisher of Clever Clogs Books, Olubunmi Aboderin Talabi.

The 2020 event will be held online over 2 days. On the first day, Friday October 30th there will be professional workshops for children’s book writers, illustrators and publishers. On the second day, Saturday October 31st there will author-led book readings; book chats; story time; as well as GiggleBox; HappyTunes and Mummy, Daddy Me, Let's Dance! There will also be a virtual book exhibition hall and an online art exhibition. Finally do not miss the fun mini workshops for children; the announcement of the winner of the Illustration Competition and the parents and teachers info sessions.

Learn more about Akada  

Book Exhibition

Clever Clogs Books
The Winford Centre International
Simone's Oasis
Learning As I Teach
Royal Arcade Ltd
The Bookworm Cafe
Ajala Books Ltd
You Can Be More
Vog & Wod Bookshop
Boldoz Book Stores
Esosa Daniel-Oniko
Anisa Daniel-Oniko and Ifueko Oviawe
Child's Act Rights Simplified
Eleventh House Publishing Limited
Books-By-Uchechi , a Subsidiary of D&D Media Ltd
Chiomah Momah
Teni and Tayo Creations
Duro Asher Publishing House
Camba Books
Books By EMO
John Asiegbu
Daular Rai
Centuple Resource Center
Three Peas Kids
Afro Emotikon
Rudimentary Alternative
Thoughtful Readings
Valerie Akpobome
My Life As An Almajiri
Afrique L’Timeline Company
Wash & Go Hair Salon
Sope Martins

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