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  • 5 stars across 14 books
    Carrie Weston lives in Kent with 3 dogs, 3 cats and her son's hairy spider. Since graduating from Warwick University, she has had 18 books for children published, which she writes in a log cabin in her garden. She lectures at the University of East London and in her spare time loves football, skiing and walking in the rain with her dogs.


    Richard Byrne was born and grew up in Brighton. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art & Design. New to the picture book world Richard is an up and coming picture book creator with his first two books being nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2012. He lives in Chichester with his wife and two children.
    17th February 2016

    We're in the Wrong Book!

    Ben and Bella love the pages of their book. So, when jumping from page to page, they suddenly find themselves in the wro... More

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    16th December 2014

    This Book Just Ate My Dog!

    In this wonderfully inventive book, Bella is taking her dog for a stroll across the page but halfway across, he disappe... More

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    17th August 2016

    This Book is Out of Control!

    From award-winning Richard Byrne, author and illustrator of This Book Just Ate My Dog! (shortlisted for the Children's B... More

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    7th September 2017

    I Want to go First!

    In this playful and engaging new story from innovative picture book maker Richard Byrne, Elphie is lining up with the ot... More

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    5th September 2013

    Penguins Can't Fly!

    Gregory the gull and Hudson the penguin are the best of friends. When Gregory learns to fly, Hudson feels left out. But ... More

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    3rd March 2011

    Millicent and Meer

    One day, Millicent is busy making sandcastles in her garden when, THUMP, a big wooden box lands beside her. Inside, Mill... More

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    24th August 2012

    The Really, Really, Really Big Dinosaur

    Finlay (a little dinosaur) is counting out jelly beans to share with his friend. He is sitting on a grassy mound. A big ... More

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    3rd March 2016

    Spotty Lottie and Me

    Joey has chicken pox and has to stay at home. But being ill is boring. His mother tells him he can play with a friend, b... More

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    1st May 2014

    The Great Moon Confusion

    In the pine forest, there's a perplexing puzzle. The moon is getting smaller every day and Rabbit wants to know why. She... More

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    23rd April 2018

    The Case of the Red-Bottomed Robber

    The young chalks are busy at the chalkboard but someone keeps stealing their drawings . . .Mrs Red calls Sergeant Blue t... More

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