The Invincible Tony Spears by Neal Layton
  

Synopsis

The Invincible Tony Spears by Neal Layton

Perfect for every child who has ever dreamed of travelling to space...Making new friends is never easy, but seems impossible when Tony moves to a new town and school mid-term. But when he finds a round red button hidden in a cupboard, all his worries are forgotten. The button transforms his dull kitchen into a spaceship, called The Invincible. There's nothing more exciting than cruising the universe for adventure, but what about school and his mum? Tony Spears' epic-galactic-space-adventures and his earthly life begin to converge. The universe is in danger, 'Sports Morning' is looming at school and Tony's mum won't have a messy kitchen! Will Tony find a way to save the universe, and also deal with the difficulties in his 'real' life? Inspired by Tim Peake and Major Tom ...

Reviews

Perfect for new readers, with illustrations on every page. TheSchoolrun.com This richly illustrated and entertaining story will appeal to early readers, adventure lovers and those inspired by the astronaut Tim Peake South Wales Evening Post The always-brilliant Neal Layton brings his joyous scribbly artwork to a young fiction title that bridges the gap for blossoming readers not yet ready to take on a novel. The story zooms along, and children will adore the alien creatures. Book Trust The always-brilliant Neal Layton brings his joyous scribbly artwork to a young fiction title that bridges the gap for blossoming readers not yet ready to take on a novel. Book Trust

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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Book Info

Format

Paperback
225 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Neal Layton
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Author's Website

www.neallayton.com/

Publisher

Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

14th July 2016

ISBN

9781444919523


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