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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 […]

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!

Thanks to Somers Park Primary School for your beautiful letters and drawings. It was a pleasure to help launch your new library!

Story of Things Review

June 26th, 2012

The Story of Things received a *STARRED* review in this month’s Publishers Weekly. They call the book “A masterful balance of humor, information, and interactive fun.” Click here to read the full review online!  

Two films of Neal’s books The Story of Everything and The Story of Things have been added to his website. You can click the links here and here to watch them… (You’ll probably need quicktime player for them to work which is free to download here…)

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