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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 […]

Emily Brown Education Pack

July 28th, 2014

To accompany the stage play of Emily Brown and the Thing, Tall Stories have put together an education Pack, with lots of great games and activities related to the themes of the book that you can do at home or with your class. Just click the link here to download it!

It's that Thing again!

July 23rd, 2014

As Tall Stories production of Emily Brown and the Thing continues it’s UK tour, here are some more amazing photos from the play… With Emily Brown played by Anna Wheatley, Stanley played by Sam Donovan and The Thing played by Chris Gunter. SPLISH! SPLOSH! The noise seemed to be coming from the window… Emily and Stanley about […]

Some sneak peeks of the forthcoming Tall Stories stage production of ‘Emily Brown and the Thing’. The show is currently being rehearsed and opens in June 2014 for a full UK tour. Click here for tour details… Actor Sam Donovan with Stanley the Rabbit   Stanley and Sam head towards the woods with Emily Brown’s house […]

Emily Brown on stage!

January 27th, 2014

Children’s theatre company Tall Stories are creating a stage production of ‘Emily Brown and the Thing!’ The show will tour later in the year, click the link here more details… ‘Emily Brown and the Thing’ is written by Cressida Cowell, illustrated by Neal Layton, and published by Orchard Children’s Books.  

Emily Brown Collection

December 9th, 2013

The Book People are selling a special collection of the first three Emily Brown books this Christmas, with all three books for only £4.99!

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!

The Teddy Bear Story

September 16th, 2013

At the weekend we took our family to visit The Teddy Bear Story in Portsmouth. Curated by The V&A Museum of Childhood it’s a touring show featuring over 100 teddy bears, a bear book library, bear films, the three bears hut, a moving bear diorama, and is well worth a visit (if you like teddy bears!) Some […]

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