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John Hegley

  • 5 stars across 3 books

    John Hegley is a popular English performance poet, comedian, musician and songwriter. He began his performing career at London's Comedy Store in 1980. His television appearances include Wogan and Never Mind the Buzzcocks and he frequently performs live and is a regular at the Edinburgh Festival.

    Many of Neal Layton's ideas come from his childhood. In the past he has worked on a lettuce farm, in a chocolate factory, a teapot factory, a book shop and has delivered papers. Neal has illustrated more than 40 books to date. Oscar and Arabella which he both wrote and illustrated won him the Smarties prize in 2002.

    5th April 2012

    Stanley's Stick

    Stanley's Stick is a teaming-up of hefty talents - glorious poet John Hegley and award-winning illustrator Neal La... More

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    3rd October 2013

    I am a Poetato: An A-Z of poems about people, pets and other creatures

    This is a very funny, witty, zany collection for children, which will also appeal to the author' s adult f... More

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    1st October 2007

    My Dog Is a Carrot

    A delightful collection of quirky poems by one of this country's most popular poets.Enter the celebrated poet's weird, w... More

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