Millicent and Meer by Richard Byrne


Millicent and Meer by Richard Byrne

One day, Millicent is busy making sandcastles in her garden when, THUMP, a big wooden box lands beside her. Inside, Millicent finds the most unexpected new friend. Who can he be and where has he come from? Find out in this fabulously funny book about the friendship between a feisty little girl and a sparky, adorable little meerkat.

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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Publication date

3rd March 2011



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