The epic second book in the action-packed superhero series. Perfect for 8+ fans of Percy Jackson, Amari and the Night Brothers and Black Panther. Soon to be a feature film with a major streamer!Â Don’t miss the third book in the series,Â Onyeka and the Heroes of the Dawn,Â coming in March 2024.Â
‘Onyeka is the superhero you’ve been waiting for.’Â Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author ofÂ The Girl of Ink and Stars
‘[A] thrilling adventure that wraps up with a satisfying ending. Triumphant.’Â KirkusÂ
Having uncovered head teacher Dr DÃ²yÃnbÃ³’s hidden agenda behind the Academy of the Sun, Onyeka and her friends are on the run.Â When their last safe house is uncovered, Onyeka turns to the Rogues, a group of rebels that have been trying to expose Dr DÃ²yÃnbÃ³’s lies for years.
Joining forces, will the two groups be able to defeat their shared nemesis, or is there a new danger on the horizon for the Solari?
Praise forÂ Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun:
‘Brilliant characters, action-packed plot, heartfelt themes of identity, family and friendship. A DAZZLING story about finding your power.’Â Sophie Anderson, author ofÂ The House with Chicken Legs
‘An incredible story that reinvents the concept of a school for magical kids. So inspiring and creatively original.’Â L. D. Lapinski, author ofÂ The Strangeworlds Travel Agency
‘Fast-paced, action-packed and empowering. T?lÃ¡ Okogwu’s storytelling shines so bright you’ll want the next instalment immediately.’Â A. F. Steadman, author ofÂ Skandar and the Unicorn Thief
‘An inspiring, original and exciting roller coaster of a book.’Â Katie Tsang, co-author ofÂ Dragon Mountain
‘A rich and gripping story of discovering that your greatest power can come from within. I loved it!’Â Lisa Thompson, author ofÂ The Goldfish Boy
‘Brilliant, witty writing and spot-on characterisation.’Â Louie Stowell, author ofÂ Loki: A Bad God’s Guide to Being Good
‘A thrilling, magical page-turner. Children will fall in love with this story.’Â Jenny McLachlan, author ofÂ The Land of Roar
‘Wildly fun and a huge breath of invigorating fresh air.’Â Sam Copeland, author ofÂ Charlie Changes Into a Chicken
‘A thrilling, action-packed adventure full of heart. Onyeka is sure to be everyone’s new favourite superhero.’Â Hannah Gold, author ofÂ The Last Bear