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New Comic Book Astrochimp by David Walliams illustrated by Adam Stower

Adam takes a creative lead in the latest comedy by David Walliams in Astrochimp, a jaw dropping space based comic book adventure for...

Murray and Bun new Adventure by Adam Stower

Hold on to your Viking helmets, you are about to meet the inimitable Murray and Bun for the very first time...

Little Monsters Rule! Adam Stower on Character Design

We interviewed Adam Stower on his secret super power - character design - on the release of his new picture book with David Walliams,...

The Blunders is Adam Stower and David Walliams silliest and funniest collaboration yet!

Totally absurd and hilarious, The Blunders is a laugh-out-loud tale of the most blundering and lovable family in history...

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