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Home schoolers! On Wednesday I’m going to read my book ‘A Planet Full of Plastic’ on YouTube. The film will go up 11am GMT and remain for 24 hours to let folk around the world watch it. link to my YouTube here See you soon, thanks Neal #UnitedbyBooks #BooktrustHometime

I’m very proud to have my work on show at Seven Stories in Newcastle at the moment, as part of Drawing Words, a travelling exhibition showcasing work from 10 various illustrators from the U.K.   Journalist student Courtney Huck wrote a short piece about the exhibition below… Drawing Words, an exhibition currently being featured by Seven Stories, differs from past […]

Book of the Month

September 21st, 2017

#Repost @_thebookseller (@get_repost) ・・・ Danny McGee Drinks the Sea by Andy Stanton and Neal Layton (illus) is our children’s previewer Fiona Noble’s July Book of the Month. She said: “It’s a wonderfully anarchic reimagining of the “Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly” and has all the makings of a monster summer hit. The playful, rambunctious […]

Stanley Rabbit Screenprints

November 29th, 2016

Printing some limited edition screenprints of Emily Brown & Stanley today for the @hotwallsstudios #festive #pop-up at the Round Tower, Old Portsmouth next Saturday 3/12/16 where I will be signing books 📚😄 #screenprint #limitededition #silkscreens #printmaking #printworkshop #childrensbookillustrator #thatrabbitbelongstoemilybrown #emilybrown #emilybrownandstanley #hodderchildrens #kidslit #kidslitart #illustratorsofinstagram #hodderchildrensbooks #visitportsmouth @teamlocals A photo posted by Neal Layton (@neal_layton) […]

Artworking Tony Spears Book 2

October 7th, 2016

Enjoying the ink I bought from #atlantisartmaterials drawing the cover of the new Tony Spears book… ✏️🚀✨😄 #inkdrawing #TonySpears #artwork #bookcover #neallayton #hodderchildrensbooks @hodderbooks #kidslit #youngfiction #bookstagram #childrensbooks A photo posted by @neal_layton on Oct 6, 2016 at 9:24pm PDT

The Invincible Tony Spears

September 29th, 2016

The Invincible Tony Spears has just gone up on my website…  click HERE to read more about the book and have a peep inside!  

    With the first Tony Spears Book being published today, I thought I’d write a blog post giving a bit more background to the story… I’ve been working on this new series for about 3 years now but I guess it’s actually the culmination of my life long interest in space exploration, and science fiction, and the games I used to […]

  A short trailer I made for my forthcoming book ‘The Invincible Tony Spears.’ (It’s actually meant to loop which is why it’s so short…!) ‘The Invincible Tony Spears’ will be published in July by Hodder Children’s Books.  

    Stanley’s Stick is ‘an excellent bedtime read’ in Lauren Laverne’s house at the moment! John Hegley pops up in conversation whilst Lauren and Tim Key discuss Russian Literature… Sound clip here… Or you can listen to the whole programme (which also features guests Caitlin Moran and Dave Okumu) here… (The clip is 43.20 […]

A New Look for the New Year…

January 21st, 2016

  …all four Emily Brown books, have been re-printed with shiny new covers!    

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