WorldCat Identities

Layton, Neal

Overview
Works: 175 works in 569 publications in 12 languages and 31,352 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fables  Picture books  Pictorial works  Stories in rhyme  History  Poetry  Big books  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Other
Classifications: QL49, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Neal Layton
Extreme animals : the toughest creatures on Earth by Nicola Davies( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 3,738 WorldCat member 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!
Just the right size : why big animals are big and little animals are little by Nicola Davies( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 3,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book uses cartoon-style art and geometry to explain the relationship between an animal's size and its abilities
Rainbow soup : adventures in poetry by Brian P Cleary( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 2,817 WorldCat member 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
That rabbit belongs to Emily Brown by Cressida Cowell( Book )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,780 WorldCat member 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 )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,032 WorldCat member 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
Deadly! : the truth about the most dangerous creatures on Earth by Nicola Davies( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces some of the most dangerous animals in the world, including cheetahs, sharks, owls, bears, and jellyfish--
Poop : a natural history of the unmentionable by Nicola Davies( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hippos navigate by it, sloths keep in touch through it, rabbits eat it - and most grown ups prefer not to mention it at all! However you look at it, poo is probably the most useful stuff on Earth. It comes in all shapes and sizes and every animal has its own special sort. Find out what it's for, where it goes and lots more
Rover by Michael Rosen( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member 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 )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 756 WorldCat member 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
Howler by Michael Rosen( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member 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 )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member 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
Hot, hot, hot by Neal Layton( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar and Arabella, two woolly mammoths, try to cool off during a very hot summer
Jennifer Jones won't leave me alone by Frieda Wishinsky( Book )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jennifer Jones won't leave me alone. She sits by my side, she shouts in my ear, she tells me she loves me, she calls me her dear."--Back cover. A humorous story with a boy-girl dynamic in which Jennifer Jones won't leave her boyfriend alone. Suggested level: junior, primary
The Mammoth Academy by Neal Layton( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member 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
Oscar and Arabella by Neal Layton( Book )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two woolly mammoths go on an adventure one cold, snowy morning
The Mammoth Academy in trouble! by Neal Layton( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's not much worse than having to go back to school afterward the holidays. Except perhaps if you return and there's graffiti all over the school! And then a flea epidemic!But at least they have the Founder's Feast to look forward to. Things are getting pretty hairy for the students of the Mammoth Academy
Nothing scares us by Frieda Wishinsky( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best friends Lenny and Lucy each have a secret fear--Lucy is frightened by a TV monster, Lenny by spiders
The tree : a fable by Neal Layton( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tree. Home to a family of birds in their nest, squirrels in their drey and rabbits in their burrow. But what happens to the animals when a man and woman decide to cut it down and use it for their dream house? Can the tree be home to both the animals and the humans? A simple yet fun and distinctive picture book, with a strong environmental message about the importance of respecting animal habitats, by the award-winning Neal Layton
Cheer up your teddy bear, Emily Brown! by Cressida Cowell( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily Brown and her rabbit, Stanley, try many different ways to cheer up an unhappy teddy bear
Danny McGee drinks the sea by Andy Stanton( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Danny's sister doubts his boast that he can drink the entire sea, he not only proves he was right, he swallows everything else in sight
 
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Extreme animals : the toughest creatures on Earth
Alternative Names
Layton, Neal 1971-

Layton, Neal (Andrew), 1971-

Reiton, Nīru 1971-

레이턴, 닐

레이튼, 닐

レイトン, ニール

Languages
English (175)

French (11)

Chinese (11)

Italian (6)

Japanese (4)

Spanish (4)

German (2)

Danish (2)

Dutch (2)

Finnish (2)

Hebrew (1)

Korean (1)

Covers
Just the right size : why big animals are big and little animals are littleRainbow soup : adventures in poetryThat rabbit belongs to Emily BrownWhat's eating you? : parasites--the inside storyPoop : a natural history of the unmentionableRoverSmile if you're humanHowler