My Brilliant Book! by Michael Broad

My Brilliant Book!

Written by Michael Broad

5+ readers   Books of the Month   
Download an extract Add to wishlist Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

Short of a good book to read, Sam decides that writing his own is the only way to really enjoy a story. Vibrantly illustrated, Sam’s flights of fancy – aliens, a world full of sweets, a trip to the wildwest – will delight many others looking for an exciting book to read.


My Brilliant Book! by Michael Broad

When Sam gets bored of all his books, he decides to make a book of his very own - a brilliant book with lots of brilliant things in it, like dinosaurs, cowboys, aliens and much more. But when Sam's sister points out that his book doesn't make sense, Sam has another idea and, suddenly, his book is better than ever. A fabulously entertaining book within a book, with quirky illustrations, a contemporary voice and a mini "brilliant book" for the reader inside.

About the Author

Michael Broad

Michael studied illustration at Portsmouth University earning 1st Class Honors and now works solely on writing and illustration books for children of all ages. His first picture books; the lovely and poignant Broken Bird and the spirited and inspiring Falling Star, were published by Puffin in 2006. And the courageous tale of Scaredy Cat And Boo! was subsequently published by Hodder in 2007.

The first four books in Michael's exciting young fiction series The Unbelievable Adventures Of Jake Cake, was also released in 2007 by Puffin.

Alongside his own books, Michael also illustrates work by other authors including The Secret Diaries series by Valerie Wilding and poetry books Look Out The Teachers Are Coming! and Best Friends published by Macmillan.

Michael likes dogs, mugs of tea, and painting big canvasses.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info


32 pages


Michael Broad
More books by Michael Broad

Author's Website


Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

2nd March 2009




Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.

Harriet Cunningham

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

Lovereading 4 schools