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Five Books about Trees

September 28th, 2018

An interview with Neal for Five Books where he discusses his five favourite children’s books about trees…  

Stanley’s Stick

September 28th, 2018

View this post on Instagram ‪Neal stands on #Fratton station with his stick. Neal always carries his stick with him, especially when he’s on his way to a @ChildrensBkShow #event !‬ ‪#stanleysstick @hodderchildrens #thetree @BIGPictureBooks ‬ A post shared by Neal Layton (@neal_layton) on Sep 25, 2018 at 6:35am PDT

Stanley’s Stick at Hants SLS

January 30th, 2017

The incredible Stanley’s Stick brought to life! #Hantspriconf — Hampshire SLS (@HantsSLS) January 26, 2017

    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 […]

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 […]

Stanley's Stick in Chinese

July 12th, 2015

Stanley’s Stick is now available in Chinese…!

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!

Stanley's Stick- the musical!

October 14th, 2013

  Northern Chamber Orchestra in conduction with the Buxton Festival have made a wonderful musical version of Stanley’s Stick which they have been performing to preschool and reception classes. Their next performance will be on October 28th at the opera house in Buxton. Book now to avoid disappointment! You can also see lots more photos […]

Portsmouth Book Award 2013

January 10th, 2013

Stanley’s Stick has been shortlisted for the Portsmouth Book Awards 2013! The Awards are to be judged by over 4,000 pupils from 32 Portsmouth schools with the winners announced later this year. For more info and a list of all the nominated titles there is a pdf here – PBA 2013 shortlist announcement.  

Stanley's Stick's TV Debut!

December 20th, 2012

Simon Pegg reads Stanley’s Stick, by John Hegley on CBeebies! If you missed the broadcast show (or the ending!) you can view it on demand until 26th December here.

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