We're in the Wrong Book! by Richard Byrne

We're in the Wrong Book!

Written by Richard Byrne

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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 anyway? Is it a counting book? or a comic book? Or a history book? Or is it a dark and scary book with a horrible monster in it? Ben and Bella need good readers to sort out their story and to set them straight! ~ Lovereading4kids


We're in the Wrong Book! by 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 the book ultimately propels them back into their own book! Phew! From award-winning Richard Byrne, author and illustrator of This Book Just Ate My Dog, shortlisted for the Children's Book Award, this is the second picture book to feature Ben and Bella.


'Richard Byrne's latest creation is a work of pure genius... Byrne has neatly shoehorned all the joy of reading into this brilliant book.' Whitby Gazette

'Totally engaging...' Jill Bennett, Red Reading Hub

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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32 pages


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Oxford University Press

Publication date

1st September 2016




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