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Layton, Neal

Overview
Works: 178 works in 428 publications in 8 languages and 30,452 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Pictorial works  History  Poetry 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PS3553.L39144, [E]
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Publications about Neal Layton
Publications by Neal Layton
Most widely held works by Neal Layton
Extreme animals : the toughest creatures on Earth by Nicola Davies( Book )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,797 libraries worldwide
Animals adapt to their surroundings for survival. Learn how they survive in conditions that humans never would. Are you ready for the competition? From the persevering emperor penguins of the South Pole to the brave bacteria inside bubbling volcanoes, from the hardy reptiles of the driest deserts to the squash-proof creatures of the deepest seabeds, animals have adapted to survive in conditions that would kill a human faster than you can say "coffin." Discover how they do it in this amazing natural history book from a celebrated team - and find out who wins the title of the toughtest animal of them all!
Rainbow soup : adventures in poetry by Brian P Cleary( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 3,688 libraries worldwide
An introduction to poetry that uses humorous poems, illustrations, and annotations to clarify terms and explain different types of poems, such as macaronic verse, concrete poems, and limericks
Just the right size : why big animals are big and little animals are little by Nicola Davies( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 3,346 libraries worldwide
This book uses cartoon-style art and geometry to explain the relationship between an animal's size and its abilities
That rabbit belongs to Emily Brown by Cressida Cowell( Book )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,672 libraries worldwide
Emily defends her stuffed rabbit from the naughty queen who is determined to acquire it any way she can
What's eating you? : parasites--the inside story by Nicola Davies( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 982 libraries worldwide
Mites and lice, fleas, ticks, and tapeworms -- most living creatures that have a habitat also are a habitat, including you (are you itchy yet?). Unwelcome guests -- parasites -- are everywhere, from the barnacles hitching a ride on a humpback whale's head to the tiny flies that control a bee's brain and make it literally dig its own grave. Now an expert team returns for an in-depth look at how these insidious critters do it, whether it's leaping aboard moving targets or morphing their body shapes, and what their unwitting hosts have learned to do to fight back and reclaim their space
Oscar and Arabella by Neal Layton( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 786 libraries worldwide
Two woolly mammoths go on an adventure one cold, snowy morning
Poop : a natural history of the unmentionable by Nicola Davies( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 758 libraries worldwide
Hippos navigate by it, sloths keep in touch through it, dung beetles eat it... and most grownups would rather not to mention it. Meanwhile, scientists who study animal feces find out all sorts of things, such as how many insects a bat eats or just what technique a T. rex used to devour a triceratops 70 million years ago. However you look at it, poop is the quintessential prototype for recycling and probably the most useful stuff on earth. Take a peek at Poop and find out all you need to know-what it's for, where it goes, and how much we can learn from it
Deadly! : the truth about the most dangerous creatures on Earth by Nicola Davies( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 746 libraries worldwide
Introduces some of the most dangerous animals in the world, including cheetahs, sharks, owls, bears, and jellyfish
Howler by Michael Rosen( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 744 libraries worldwide
A dog trying to make sense of the world of humans is puzzled then jealous when a new baby arrives on the scene, but a friendship with the girl dog next door leads him to a new understanding
Mucky Duck by Sally Grindley( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 743 libraries worldwide
Oliver and Mucky Duck, a duck who lives in the garden pond, have trouble staying clean because they love to do things like playing football and painting
Rover by Michael Rosen( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 738 libraries worldwide
Relates the adventures of a dog and his pet girl, whom he calls Rover, featuring a trip to "an enormous sandpit" where Rover wanders away toward the sea and the dog sets out to find her
Smile if you're human by Neal Layton( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 701 libraries worldwide
An alien child's quest to take a photograph of a "mysterious creature known as a human" has an unexpected result when a search through an Earth zoo brings an encounter with a gorilla
Jennifer Jones won't leave me alone by Frieda Wishinsky( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and French and held by 695 libraries worldwide
Jennifer Jones is in love and she doesn't care who knows it! But the object of her affection sure does. He's embarrassed by the love poems, the terms of endearment, the cute little red heart stickers, and especially the laughter and snickers from his classmates. He wishes that Jennifer Jones would just move away. And one day, she does! There's no more sickening stickers, no more silly poems--and no more fun. Does he actually miss Jennifer Jones?
Hot, hot, hot by Neal Layton( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 692 libraries worldwide
Oscar and Arabella, two woolly mammoths, try to cool off during a very hot summer
The Mammoth Academy by Neal Layton( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
Woolly mammoth siblings Oscar and Arabella enjoy being at Mammoth Academy, but Oscar is accused of stealing oranges and when he follows some mysterious tracks to find the real thief, he discovers humans living nearby
Nothing scares us by Frieda Wishinsky( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
Best friends Lenny and Lucy each have a secret fear--Lucy is frightened by a TV monster, Lenny by spiders
Talk, talk, squawk! : a human's guide to animal communication by Nicola Davies( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 545 libraries worldwide
"From the chatter of dolphins to the click of a moth, from the stripes of a reef fish to the rumbling of elephants, this funny, fascinating book unlocks the mysteries of how animals talk and squawk to one another-- and how humans try to talk back."--Amazon.com
The Mammoth Academy in trouble! by Neal Layton( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 538 libraries worldwide
As Mammoth Academy spends a term excitedly preparing for its Founder's Fiesta, wild and dangerous animals called humans are spraying the school's gates with graffiti and threatening the students
The Sunday blues : [a book for schoolchildren, schoolteachers, and anybody else who dreads Monday mornings] by Neal Layton( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Even while he is enjoying Sunday, Steve spends the day worrying about going to school on Monday, until the next morning when he decides that maybe school is not so bad
Bartholomew and the bug by Neal Layton( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
Bartholomew used to take it easy. Then one day a crazy bug turned up and showed him the bright city and how to party
 
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Alternative Names
Reiton, Nīru 1971-
レイトン, ニール
Languages
English (139)
Italian (6)
French (5)
Spanish (3)
Japanese (1)
Chinese (1)
Hebrew (1)
Catalan (1)
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