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Eye spy at the Apsex

March 20th, 2015

If you’re heading to the Apsex gallery with your kids this weekend, why not try playing ‘Eye Spy’ whist you’re there? These four things are hidden in the exhibition. You can download a copy here, or pick up one at the gallery…

Aspex Gallery Opening

March 19th, 2015

Thanks to everyone who came along to listen to my talk at the Aspex Gallery last night. Nice to see so many small folks there! Both exhibitions run through till May, details below… Neal Layton: ‘Illustrated’ 18 March – 17 May, Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, PO1 2AB. Open 9-5, Monday to Friday and 11-2 on Saturday. Neal […]

Emily Brown Stickers…

October 15th, 2014

Hodder Chidren’s books have made some snazzy Emily Brown stickers to coincide with the new reprints of all four books. Keep an eye out for them at forthcoming events!

Some sneak peeks of the forthcoming Tall Stories stage production of ‘Emily Brown and the Thing’. The show is currently being rehearsed and opens in June 2014 for a full UK tour. Click here for tour details… Actor Sam Donovan with Stanley the Rabbit   Stanley and Sam head towards the woods with Emily Brown’s house […]

National Libraries Day

February 6th, 2014

Saturday 8th February is National Libraries Day! To help support our local library I’ll be running an Illustration Workshop. There’ll be pens and paper to draw with and I’ll also be doing few drawings and reading a few books… It’s Free but places are limited and need to be booked on 023 9268 8999.

Emily Brown on stage!

January 27th, 2014

Children’s theatre company Tall Stories are creating a stage production of ‘Emily Brown and the Thing!’ The show will tour later in the year, click the link here more details… ‘Emily Brown and the Thing’ is written by Cressida Cowell, illustrated by Neal Layton, and published by Orchard Children’s Books.  

Emily Brown Collection

December 9th, 2013

The Book People are selling a special collection of the first three Emily Brown books this Christmas, with all three books for only £4.99!

The Teddy Bear Story

September 16th, 2013

At the weekend we took our family to visit The Teddy Bear Story in Portsmouth. Curated by The V&A Museum of Childhood it’s a touring show featuring over 100 teddy bears, a bear book library, bear films, the three bears hut, a moving bear diorama, and is well worth a visit (if you like teddy bears!) Some […]

Fab Five

February 21st, 2013

Illustrator Sarah Massini chooses That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown as 1 of her 5 favourite picture books on the excellent Library Mice blog. Thanks Sarah!      

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