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My Mum Is a Lioness

Author: Swapna HaddowIllustrator: Dapo Adeola

A child imagines his multitasking mum as a fearsome lioness in this playful story. The hilarious sequel to My Dad Is a Grizzly Bear, with delightfully observant illustrations, features a wildly imaginative child and his loving mixed-heritage family. Comical, colourful and full of charisma, it’s a glorious tribute to mothers everywhere!

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  • Swapna Haddow is a multi award-winning author
  • Dapo Adeola: BookTrust's Writer-Illustrator in Residence 2021-22
  • Dapo Adeola: British Book Awards Illustrator of the Year 2022
  • Own Voice
  • Black representation
  • Mixed-heritage representation
  • Diverse cast
  • Challenges gender stereotypes