Neal Layton is a British illustrator of children's books including Oscar and Arabella (2002) and Bartholomew and the Bug (2004) which won both the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize Bronze Awards.
He was born in Chichester. He has a BA in Graphic Design (Northumbria University) and a MA in Illustration (Central Saint Martins).
He is best known for his association with Cressida Cowell as the illustrator of the Emily Brown books. He now lives in Portsmouth.