Mammoth Academy by Neal Layton

Mammoth Academy

Written by Neal Layton
Part of the Mammoth Academy Series

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Full of warmth and humour this is the first in a brilliant new young series for those just beginning to enjoy the adventure of reading alone.

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Mammoth Academy by Neal Layton

There comes a point in every young mammoth's life when it's time to grow up a bit and join the Mammoth Academy. Arabella loves school, but Oscar is finding it a little more difficult to get used to. With the help of Fox, Oscar sets out to prove that humans are in the valley and at the same time stumbles across more trouble than he'd thought.

About the Author

Neal Layton
Neal was born in Chichester in 1971. He wanted to be an astronomer, but then decided that he would become an artist instead. So in 1990 he took a Foundation course in Art and Design at Northbrook College of Art and Design, he then went on to do a BA in Graphic Design at the University of Northumbria at Newcastle. Neal graduated with special commendations for his course work and final project. In 1995 he studied for an Illustration MA at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design, where he gained a Distinction. He has illustrated a number of books for Bloomsbury: Wicked Poems, Howler, Zartog’s Remote, Nothing Scares Us, Rover and The Photo, of which he is also the author.

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Paperback (b Format)
160 pages


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Hodder & Stoughton Childrens Division

Publication date

7th September 2006




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