Category Archives: Picture books

National Libraries Day

National Libraries Day in Southsea with Neal Layton (and Oscar!)

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Oscar and Arabella – and Ormsby

Now by this time Oscar and Arabella had made quite a few friends so Neal decided to write a book about friendship. Ormsby is a woolly rhino – but he’s also a bit of a show-off. You can read about … Continue reading

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Oscar and Arabella, Hot, Hot Hot!

By the time Neal wrote his second book about Oscar and Arabella he’d become quite bothered about climate change. Of course, the woolly mammoths understood what it was like when there was a change of temperature too, so he wrote … Continue reading

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Oscar and Arabella

It all started with Oscar and Arabella. Neal Layton was sitting in a cafe with his girlfriend, Sadie, on holiday in New York. He said to Sadie, let’s both draw a woolly mammoth – and so they did. Neal drew … Continue reading

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