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  • 5 stars across 13 books
    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. He is currently working on a second picture book for Andersen, What Noise Does a Rabbit Make?
    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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    24th August 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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    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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    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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    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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    18th October 2018

    This Book Just Stole My Cat!

    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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    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

    (1 review)
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    • We're in the Wrong Book!

      We're in the Wrong Book!

      Enjoyable interactive read. We prefer “this book just ate my dog” out of all the ones in the series but this is still fun especially with very little...

    • This Book is Out of Control!

      This Book is Out of Control!

      Ben visits Bella to show of his new remote control toy only the toy doesn’t control the toy, it controls Bella’s dog. 
      We picked this book up in the...

    • This Book Just Stole My Cat!

      This Book Just Stole My Cat!

      by Sallyb1

      I picked up this book in the library, and chose it because my Year 1 class had previously enjoyed the interactive ‘There’s a monster in your book.’ Th...