Akada Children’s Book Festival is set to celebrate children’s literacy and the joy of reading on April 27 at the British Council, Ikoyi. This one-day festival is a cheering parade of children’s books and is targeted at children, parents, guardians, teachers, authors of children literature and publishers.
It is a festival of storytellers and illustrators to be held inside the sprawling garden. Convened by OlubunmiAbiderin Talabi, the founding publisher at Clever Clogs Books, the initiative is driven towards sustaining a healthy literary lifestyle from childhood. The festival features a 20-minute workshop for children treasure hunt, play area, pop-up library, face painting; arts and crafts, soft skills and master classes for parents and teachers.
Clever Clogs Books has published excellent children literature especially picture books such as, “Diary of a Toddler,” “Kobold the Antelope,” “Tobi Visits the Conservatory,” and“Why Do You Wash Your Hands?”