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Layn Marlow

Layn Marlow

  • 4 stars across 5 books
Layn Marlow grew up in Essex. After studying history of art at Reading University, Layn began her career working in libraries. She lived in Belgium for several years but it was on her return to the UK that she enrolled as a mature student at Southampton University and received a first class degree in illustration. Layn now lives in Hampshire with her husband, two children, a hamster and a goldfish. For relaxation she loves listening to the radio, knitting and
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2nd October 2014

You Make Me Smile

It's the first snowfall of winter and the little girl in this story is filled with that sense of wonder we all experienc... MoreYou Make Me Smile

(5 reviews) Review
2nd April 2009

Hurry Up and Slow Down

Hare is always raring to go. He races through the day while the ever-patient Tortoise does his best to keep up. Hare, it... MoreHurry Up and Slow Down

(1 review) Review
1st August 2005

The Witch with a Twitch

Kitch was an ordinary Witch's cat but Willa, his witch, was anything but ordinary. Willa is scared of everything! Nightf... MoreThe Witch with a Twitch

(1 review) Review
1st August 2005

How Many Sleeps?

Toast, a fieldmouse, is very excited about his birthday. 'How many sleeps is it now?' is his constant refrain. Each day ... MoreHow Many Sleeps?

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6th May 2021

Noah's Seal

Noah waits all day for Nana's boat to be ready so that they can go seal spotting. He waits and waits, and eventually tak... MoreNoah's Seal

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