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Tọlá Okogwu

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Tolá Okogwu is a British Nigerian author, journalist, and hair care educator. Born in Nigeria but raised in London, she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism. Having spent several years exploring the world of blogging, haircare, and freelance writing, she finally returned to her first love…fiction. She is the author of Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun, the self-published picture book series Daddy Do My Hair, and Aziza's Secret Fairy Door under the name Lola Morayo.
 Tola lives in Kent, England, with her husband and two daughters. An avid reader and lover of music, she's also a sucker for melted cheese.


Genres: Children's Fiction
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Tọlá Okogwu recommends
Skandar and the Unicorn Thief (2022)
(Skandar, book 1)
A F Steadman
"A. F. Steadman has created a stunning new world that feels both familiar and fresh, with a cast of characters that will stay with you long after you've finished reading."

Books containing stories by Tọlá Okogwu
Future Hopes (2024)
Hopeful stories in a time of climate change
edited by
Lauren James

Award nominations
2023 British Book Award Children's Fiction Book of the Year (nominee) : Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun

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