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This Book is Out of Control! by Richard Byrne
  

This Book is Out of Control!

Richard Byrne

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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 of buttons to press. But what will happen when he presses them? Ben, Bella and her dog all get into a lot of difficulties. Readers will love advising Ben just which button to press next! ~ Lovereading4kids

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This Book is Out of Control! by Richard Byrne

Ben has a remote-controlled fire engine but when he presses the buttons on the remote the engine doesn't turn or spin or sound its siren. While Ben and Bella scratch their heads over this, strange things are happening to Bella's dog! It's only when Ben tries the VOICE button on the remote control that Bella's dog is able to speak, warning them that 'This book is out of control!'

Readers get the chance to press the buttons and witness the hilarious slapstick results every time the page is turned. It's an interactive experience for the reader who ultimately has to help in restoring normality from award-winning Richard Byrne, author and illustrator of This Book Just Ate My Dog! (shortlisted for the Children's Book Award).

About the Author

Richard Byrne

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.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Richard Byrne
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Author's Website

www.richardbyrne.co.uk/

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

1st September 2016

ISBN

9780192746290

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