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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.
    3rd 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 ... More

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    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... More

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    1st July 2015

    Where the Bugaboo Lives

    From the author of Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise, comes a wonderfully interactive, which-way adventure story which follow... More

    (11 reviews)
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    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. ... More

    (8 reviews)
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    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... More

    (6 reviews)
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    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... More

    (5 reviews)
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    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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    1st July 2010

    Emily Brown and the Elephant Emergency

    Emily Brown, Stanley the bunny and Matilda the elephant are busy going on adventures, but every time they get to a parti... More

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    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... More

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    14th May 2012

    Poo

    Poo, if you'll pardon the lack of preamble and statement of the obvious, is natural. And equally natural is a small chi... More

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