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    The Guardian Childrens Book Site have just published a piece showing how I made my latest picture storybook ‘The Tree’ in pictures. ‘The Tree’ is published by Walker Chidren’s Books.  

The Tree publishes today

May 5th, 2016

  It’s publication day for ‘The Tree’ my new picture storybook with Walker Books…!  

Trailer for 'The Tree'

April 26th, 2016

  A short trailer I made for my forthcoming picture story book ‘The Tree’ (It’s actually meant to loop which is why it’s so short…!) ‘The Tree’ will be published in May by Walker Children’s Books.    

Bologna 2016!

March 31st, 2016

Each spring, the children’s publishing world converges on the historic Italian city of Bologna for a huge trade fair. It’s been running for over 50 years now and is unique because it is the only book fair exclusively for children’s books. I’ll be visiting the show again this year soaking up the atmosphere and meeting my […]

Unboxing my new book 'The Tree'

February 10th, 2016

  I was SO excited about this package arriving today that I decided to do a nerdy un-boxing video… The bit not shown is me jumping around the studio afterwards whooping! THANK YOU WALKER BOOKS – I’m so happy with it!!!   Un-boxing the first copy of my new book ‘The Tree’ from Neal Layton […]

  All six of the ‘Animal Science’ series of books by Nicola Davies have been re-published in a new larger format! Hats off to the design team at Walker Books for not only creating their new look , but also changing the format from landscape to portrait…  

Bigger Poo Available Soon

August 29th, 2014

That’s right! New bigger editions of ‘Poo’, ‘Talk, Talk, Squawk!’ and Deadly will be published by Walker Books this November, with the other three books in the series to follow in 2015. ‘Poo: A Natural History of the Unmentionable’, ‘Talk, Talk, Squawk!’ and ‘Deadly’ are written by Nicola Davies and illustrated by Neal Layton.

Quality Control

June 9th, 2014

A short film of my 1 year old daughter helping with the development of my ‘This is me‘ baby book series, published by Walker Books. If she didn’t like a drawing, it didn’t pass ‘quality control’. As you can see there was much excitement and finger pointing!

Appetising Escapades

June 4th, 2014

Prima Baby and Pregnancy Magazine reviews ‘This is me, Eating’. ‘This is me, Eating’ and it’s accompanying title ‘This is me, Dressing Up’ are both published by Walker Books as part of their Baby Walker series.  


April 28th, 2014

Proofs arrive for ‘Where the Bugaboo lives’! What is it?  A new book written by Sean Taylor, illustrated by Neal Layton. Why is it different from other picture books? Because with this book you choose your own adventure! Yes, that’s right. Each time you read it it’s different. Who is the Bugaboo? THE SCARIEST THING […]

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