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Richard Byrne - Author

Richard Byrne in his own words:

"Born in a hospital. Brought up in Brighton. Learnt to colour-in in Eastbourne. Worked in graphic design. Worked in Brighton, London, Manchester and Yorkshire Hills. Worked for myself.

"Met Philippa somewhere along the way. Had two children. Had the mid-life crisis. Bought my first guitar. Got the urge to create a children's book. Got an agent. Got a book deal. Got another book deal."

Richard now lives in Chichester so that he can be closer to family, old friends, the coast, and the equator.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Richard Byrne

This Book is Out of Control!
Richard Byrne
Ben and Bella have a new problem trying to control the book they are in. A funny and original picture book where the book itself interferes with what happens on the page. This time Ben has a toy with a lot...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/03/2017
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This Book is Out of Control!
Richard Byrne
Ben and Bella have a new problem trying to control the book they are in. A funny and original picture book where the book itself interferes with what happens on the page. This time Ben has a toy with a lot...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2016
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We're in the Wrong Book!
Richard Byrne
Bella and Ben find themselves having a most remarkable adventure when they discover that they are in the wrong book! First, they bump all over the pages in a very uncomfortable way. And what kind of a book is it...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2016
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Spotty Lottie and Me
Richard Byrne
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month, March 2016 Stuck at home with chicken pox, Joey needs a spotty friend to play with. Surely leopard, giraffe, snake, cheetah or even ladybird would...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/03/2016
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We're in the Wrong Book!
Richard Byrne
Ben and Bella love the pages of their book. So, when jumping from page to page, they suddenly find themselves in the wrong book altogether, they are most perplexed. For Ben, Bella, and readers, what follows is a rollercoaster journey...
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Format: Hardback | Released 03/03/2016
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Spotty Lottie and Me
Richard Byrne
Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month, May 2015 Stuck at home with chicken pox, Joey needs a spotty friend to play with. Surely leopard, giraffe, snake, cheetah or even ladybird would all be fun to play with? But no one wants...
Lovereading Price: £9.59 - Saving £2.40 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 07/05/2015
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This Book Just Ate My Dog
Richard Byrne
Shortlisted for the UKLA 2016 Book Award in the 3 - 6 year old category. Shortlisted for Children's Book Award 2016, Books for Younger Children category - Shortlisted for Oscar's First Book Prize 2015 A little girl, a big dog,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/01/2015
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This Book Just Ate My Dog!
Richard Byrne
A little girl, a big dog, and a very badly-behaved book! Bella is taking her dog for a stroll across the page when something odd happens. Her dog disappears and it becomes apparent to Bella, her friend Ben, and the...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2014
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Penguins Can't Fly
Richard Byrne
A touching story of an unusual but very special friendship. Growing up together, Hudson the Penguin and Gregory the Gull do everything together. Everything – except flying! The gulls laugh at Hudson for not being able to fly but, when...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/03/2013
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The Really, Really, Really Big Dinosaur
Richard Byrne
How a big and very boastful dinosaur is taught to be humble and to share is a nicely taught lesson with some humorous touches. Richard Byrne's illustrations capture the playful nature of the dinosaur world perfectly
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/08/2012
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This Book Belongs to Aye-Aye
Richard Byrne
This is a perfect picture book for kids who are just heading off to school or in their first term at school or at a point where they're beginning to progress onto chapter or story books but still enjoy returning...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/01/2012
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Author's Website

www.richardbyrne.co.uk/

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