Neal Layton's classic, lovable mammoths, Oscar and Arabella, now in a new setting - The Mammoth Academy. As funny as ever coupled with Neal's quirky and delightful illustrations.
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 ...The heaviest snowfall in history means lots of hungry humans and soon the Academy is surrounded. How will they get out of this one?
Neal is an award-winning illustrator and author of children's books. He has worked on more than 80 titles to date, working with authors such Cressida Cowell and Michael Rosen, and won several prizes including a Gold Award in the Nestle Children's Book Prize for That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown. His books have also been shortlisted for the Red House Book Awards, the Blue Peter Book Awards, the Booktrust Early Years Award, Funfzig Jahre Deutcher Jugendliteraturpreis and New York Public Library's annual list of Best Children's Books.He also writes his own books, such as eco-picture book A Planet Full of Plastic and 'The Invincible Tony Spears' fiction series. His books are currently in print in more than 16 languages worldwide. He lives in Portsmouth with his wife and two daughters.