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Stanley's Stick eBook

November 30th, 2012

Stanley’s Stick is now available as an eBook for iPads, iPhones or Kindles!  

Stanley’s Stick has been selected for the AOI’s Images 36: Best of British Illustration Exhibiton!   The exhibition presents the winning work of over 50 artists from the length and breadth of the UK, who entered the AOI’s flagship competition, Images. To coincide with the show, an accompanying book Images 36: Best of British Illustration 2012 will also be launched. […]

Stockport Childrens Book Award

September 7th, 2012

Stanley’s Stick has been shortlisted for the Stockport Childrens Book Awards 2012! For more info about this ‘fantastick’ award click here and for a list of all the nominated titles here…!

New Books Online

December 2nd, 2011

Three new books have gone up on Neal’s website. Stanley’s Stick, Cheer Up Your Teddy Bear Emily Brown and Talk, Talk, Squawk! All three books were published in 2011 and are available from all good bookshops and libraries.    

Stanley's Stick Nominated

November 4th, 2011

Stanley’s Stick has been nominated for The Clip Kate Greenaway Medal! The Kate Greenaway Medal was established in 1955, for distinguished illustration in a book for children. It is named after the popular nineteenth century artist known for her fine children’s illustrations and designs. You can read the list of all the nominated books here…

'We Love This Book' Review

June 28th, 2011

A review of Stanley’s Stick from We Love This Book, The Bookseller‘s sister consumer magazine and website.

Stanley’s Stick is featured in the Sunday Times summer reads for children – 26/6/11. ‘The twig in Stanley’s Stick (Hodder £10.99, 3-6) is ordinary but can be anything from rocket to dinosaur. John Hegley’s understatedly funny text is often arresting, and Neal Layton’s evocative illustrations, set on Stockport station and Blackpool Beach, use snippets of […]

John Hegley is doing a special Stanley’s Stick Event at the Discover Centre on Saturday 11th June! Book your tickets here or click the flyer image for more details.

To celebrate the publication of Stanley’s Stick John Hegley and Neal Layton dropped into Poetry on the Water at the Greenwich Yacht Club. John reading from Stanley’s Stick… John and Neal signing copies of the book (thirsty work!) John Hegley, Anne McNeil and Neal Layton celebrating!

Stanley’s Stick Review

March 28th, 2011

A first review of Stanley’s Stick from the March issue of The Bookseller.

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