MARV by Alex Falase-Koya and Paula Bowles - Blog Tour

🖊 Alex Falase-Koya

🎨 Paula Bowles

📚 Oxford Children's Books

Imagine a superhero that’s powered by kindness and imagination...


Introducing the EXTRAordinary Marv and his trusty, super-intelligent, perfect crime-fighting robotic sidekick Pixel, in the all new and spectacular superhero series that fizzes and pops with fun and adventure on every page!


⚡️ THINK - all the comic charm of Sophy Henn's Pizazz meets the heart of Tom Percival's Dream Team! ⚡️


When Marv discovers that he's next in a long line of superheroes, a chaotic cascade of evil robots, riotous dinosaurs and a super-villain mastermind quickly ensue. But with such big superhero shoes to fill, can Marv overcome his fears and tap into his newfound superhero skills?

Alex Falase-Koya's short and snappy text, laced throughout with Paula Bowles' lively integrated two-colour illustrations, makes for a super entertaining, energetic and, most importantly, accessible read that will be an immediate hit with anyone who's harbouring a superhero within. Marv is truly the perfect page-turning package that any superhero could wish for.


Here's to more MARV-ellous superhero adventures with Marv filling our bookshelves soon!



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About the creators

Alex Falase-Koya is a London native and author of fantastical, action-packed stories for children and teenagers of all ages. He has been both reading and writing since he was a teenager. He was a winner of Spread the Word's 2019 London Writers Awards for YA/children's. When he's not writing, he's baking apple crumbles or playing video games. Alex now lives in Walthamstow with his girlfriend and hopes to soon welcome another cat into his life.

Catch Alex on Twitter @AlexFKoya


Paula Bowles grew up in Hertfordshire, and has always loved drawing, reading and using her imagination, so she studied illustration at Falmouth College of Arts and became an illustrator. She now lives in Bristol, and has worked as an illustrator for over 10 years, and has books published with Nosy Crow and Simon & Schuster.


Catch Paula on Twitter @Paula_Bowles




A big thank you to Oxford Children's Books and Liz Scott PR for inviting me to be a part of this MARV-ellous blog tour!


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