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The Worlds Worst Monsters

Celebrating the publication of the new David Walliams Book Worlds Worst Monsters illustrated in glorious full colour by Adam Stower...

Making Things Happen - Top Tips from Adam Stower

Three fantastic tips to help newly graduated illustrators make it in the creative industry....


The power duo of David Walliams and Adam Stower are back with another action-packed comic caper...

GRANNYSAURUS! by David Walliams and Adam Stower

It’s time to stomp… stomp …STOMP straight to your nearest reputable bookseller to grab a copy of the latest picture book collaboration...

Adam Stower

Adam Stower

Adam achieved a first class degree from Norwich School of Art, followed by a Masters in Narrative Illustration from the University of Brighton. His strength lies in natural draftsmanship using a strong fluid line with witty and charming characterisation.

His first picture book SLAM! won the Norfolk Library Silver Award for Children's Books. His collaboration with Jeanne Willis, Bottoms Up! won the Red House Children's Book Award the sequel, Sing a Song of Bottoms  was shortlisted for the Early Years Award. His own picture book Silly Doggy! won the Wanda Gag Read Aloud Book award and was longlisted for the Kate Greenaway. He has since published Troll and the Oliver, shortlisted for the Peters Books Award and the sequel Grumbug. 

King Coo about a girl with a beard, lavishly illustrated and laugh out loud funny was chosen for The Summer Reading challenge in 2019. King Coo, Curse of the Mummy's Gold won The Alligators Mouth Book Award 2020 for young illustrated fiction. He is also well known for his strong character designs, cover artworks and black and white illustrations. Forging a new dynamic partnership with David Walliams, Adam illustrates his younger picture books and fiction, bringing his wonderful illustrations to a wider audience. Always adept at telling the story through pictures he perfectly entwines illustration and text to involve the reader in an immersive world.

Adam is brilliant at events and regularly visits schools and festivals entertaining children and adults alike.



  • Andersen Press
  • Bloomsbury Children's Books
  • David Fickling Books
  • Harper Collins Children's Books
  • Macmillan Children's Books
  • Oxford University Press
  • Penguin Random House
  • The Reading Agency
  • Scholastic Children's Books
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Templar Publishing
  • Tor Books