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Neal Layton

  • 5 stars across 53 books
Many of Neal's ideas come from his childhood, and now he's grown up, from being a parent. He has illustrated more than 60 books to date, working with authors such as Michael Rosen and Cressida Cowell, and won several prizes including a Gold Award for 'That Rabbit belongs to Emily Brown'. He also writes his own books including the pop-up book'The Story of Everything' and the best selling 'Mammoth Academy Series'. His books are currently in print in more that 16 languages worldwide. He now lives in Southsea, Portsmouth with his wife and two daughters. He likes living by the seaside.
1st November 2016

Danny McGee Drinks the Sea

A hilariously anarchic tale from the inimitable Andy Stanton, author of Mr Gum , and much loved illustrator Neal ... MoreDanny McGee Drinks the Sea

(18 reviews) Review
2nd July 2015

Where the Bugaboo Lives

An interactive, which-way adventure book brimming with creepy creatures and terrifying monsters. From the author of Hoo... MoreWhere the Bugaboo Lives

(13 reviews) Review
4th October 2018

Emily Brown and Father Christmas

Emily Brown and Stanley are back in this fun-filled Christmas picture book. By the author of the bestselling How t... MoreEmily Brown and Father Christmas

(12 reviews) Review
5th March 2015

Emily Brown and the Thing

A classic Emily Brown bedtime story about being scared of the dark. From Children's Laureate, Cressida Cowell. ... MoreEmily Brown and the Thing

(10 reviews) Review
7th November 2019

The Great Reindeer Disaster

Jingle bells, Jingle bells, smelly poo and bum! You can wait for Christmas but it's never going to come! When a miniatu... MoreThe Great Reindeer Disaster

(10 reviews) Review
5th March 2015

That Rabbit Belongs To Emily Brown

A stunning reissue of this classic picture book. When the Queen steals Emily Brown's favourite toy and erstwhile compa... MoreThat Rabbit Belongs To Emily Brown

(9 reviews) Review
4th June 2015

Cheer Up Your Teddy Emily Brown

Emily Brown and her side-kick rabbit, Stanley, are back and this time they're on a mission to cheer up one very unhapp... MoreCheer Up Your Teddy Emily Brown

(7 reviews) Review
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... MoreStanley's Stick

(6 reviews) Review
1st October 2007

That Rabbit Belongs To Emily Brown

Winner of the 2006 Nestle Gold Award, chosen for the Richard & Judy Christmas book party, a Bookaboo Book Club book as s... MoreThat Rabbit Belongs To Emily Brown

(5 reviews) Review
9th February 2017

Uncle Gobb And The Green Heads

The second uproarious adventure from the comic pairing of Michael Rosen and Neal Layton sees Malcolm and the peculiar Un... MoreUncle Gobb And The Green Heads

(4 reviews) Review
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