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My Dad Is A Grizzly Bear
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A warm and funny story about a family where the young son is sure his Dad is a grizzly bear!

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Swapna Haddow trained as a doctor, but after discovering she didn't like blood, decided on a career change and wrote her first book Dave Pigeon: How to Deal With Bad Cats and Keep (most of) Your Feathers, which won the Greenhouse Funny Prize. Swapna now lives in New Zealand with her husband, their son and their dog. You can usually find Swapna writing, reading or eating Jaffa Cakes. Sometimes you might find her doing all three at the same time. Dapo Adeola is a young illustrator and character designer who is new to the picture book world. His first book, Look Up! was written by Nathan Bryon and published by Puffin in June 2019 to great acclaim. Born in Britain and of Nigerian heritage, Dapo's work tends to revolve around creating characters and imagery that challenge gender norms and equality politics in a fun and upbeat manner. An avid believer in the importance of equal representation in the creative arts, Dapo runs illustration and character design based workshops with children in and out of schools to help highlight the possibilities of a career in illustration to inner city children of various ethnicities. Dapo lives in London.

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Swapna Haddow and Dapo Adeola's My Dad Is a Grizzly Bear (Macmillan) is a feast of sly visual jokes and loving fun poked at a hulking, hairy, silhouetted father, with bouncy interwoven repetition that makes it huge fun to read aloud. -- Imogen Russell-Williams * Guardian *
With some lovely words and beautiful illustrations, the book carries the reader away on adventures, camping under the stars and looking for bears in the forest. Meanwhile, dads everywhere will sympathise with the father and his scratchy beard. -- Roddy Brooks * Independent *
My top pick for Father's Day is this big-hearted look at family life, seen through the eyes of a little boy with a big imagination, replete with humour and warmth, and playful, energetic art from rising star Adeola. * Bookseller, editor's choice *
A funny and heart-warming tale of a boy's adventures with his family and Dad who he imagines to be a Grizzly Bear. [...] This is the perfect story to be read by - and to - all dads, grandfathers, father figures and dads-to-be this Fathers Day * Scottish BookTrust *
This is a lovely colourful book and a nice story to share. * Armadillo magazine *
My Dad Is A Grizzly Bear - a riot of vibrant storytelling and big, bold and beautiful illustration - features a boy with a wild imagination, his lively family, and lots of hilarious antics. * Lancashire Evening Post *
This is a sweet story about one imaginative boy's special bond with his father. It's full of humour, from the exaggerated facial expressions and bear-like attributes captured in Dapo Adeola's vibrant illustrations, to the humorous asides in the text about Dad's wild habits. The story perfectly captures the way in which young children observe familiar adults with curiosity, wonder and imagination, but also with pure adoration. This story will be a winner in the run-up to Father's Day * Books For Topics *

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