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Tony Spears at the Book Nook

September 9th, 2016

Thanks to everyone who came to the recent Tony Spears event at the wonderful Book Nook in Hove! Lots more Tony Spears events to come, watch this ‘space’ for details…

The Power of Reading

October 18th, 2015

Last week I was invited to speak at a ‘Power of Reading’ conference, run by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education. It was really inspiring to meet all the teachers there, and see the valuable work CLPE does. Thank you for inviting me, and for the warm welcome! The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education is a charity that provides training […]

‘On Thursday 2nd July Chichester High School for Girls had the illustrator / author Neal Layton visit the library. We were joined by three local primary schools who we have been working with on a transition project. ‘Neal’s talk was fascinating. He talked about the books he had written and illustrated the materials he uses […]

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 […]

       The Story of Stars has been shortlisted for the Information Book Award 2014! The Information Book Award is an annual event, now in its fourth year. Schools will be invited to take part in the Children’s Choice voting from June to mid-September with the award ceremony taking place in the autumn. You can find […]

La Historia de las Estrellas

March 10th, 2014

The Story of Stars in Spanish!  

The Story of Stars has been longlisted for the 2014 INFORMATION BOOK AWARD! The Information Book Award is an annual event, in its fourth year and is a major development for information books, designed to support school libraries and to reinforce the importance of non-fiction whilst highlighting the high standard of resources available. The Story […]

Storytellers Inc.

November 14th, 2013

Throughout October I was illustrator of the month in the wonderful Storytellers Inc. bookshop in Lytham St Anne’s. If you want to find out more about this lovely bookshop, or read an interview they did with me, click here!

Publication day!

October 3rd, 2013

The Story of Stars is published today! Click HERE to see some more inside pics coutesy of my agent Arena…  

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