Meet The Author
Olubunmi Aboderin Talabi is an author; the founder of Clever Clogs Books; and the convener of the Akada Children's Book Festival. She is passionate about creating visually-engaging, culturally-relevant content for children, and has a desire to see steadily increasing literacy rates in her community.
Olubunmi has written a number of articles in the areas of commerce, agriculture, resource maximization, sanitation and land use in Nigeria. Her interest in writing developed into collaborating with talented artists to create beautifully-illustrated children's picture books designed to make reading attractive, inspire innovation and excite children, parents and teachers.
Her published works include: Tobi Visits the Conservatory; Kob the Antelope; Diary of a Toddler; Tobi Bakes A Cake; Why Do You Wash Your Hands?; Tobi At The Art Gallery; Tobi And The Kids' Marathon; Mummy, Can I ... ?; and On The Water. Olubunmi has read her books and given keynote speeches at numerous conferences; schools; book clubs; and events in various parts of Nigeria and internationally.
Articles written by Olubunmi Aboderin Talabi have been published in several national daily newspapers such as PUNCH, BusinessDay, Guardian, Nation, Vanguard, New Telegraph, Sun This Day and others.