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Mike Byrne - Illustrator

Mike Byrne grew up on the Wirral near Liverpool before moving to Wales to study Illustration at Glyndwr University. He began his career as a designer for a greetings card company and then became a studio manager for a licensed stationery designer before leaving to fulfil his dream of illustrating children's books. Mike now lives in Surrey with his wife, cat and two sons where he spends his days doodling and illustrating children's books fuelled only by tea and biscuits. Mike illustrated the Jack's Mega Machines series for Simon & Schuster. Sproutzilla Versus Christmas is his first title with Macmillan.

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Sproutzilla vs. Christmas
Tom Jamieson - illustrated by Mike Byrne
A loathing of sprouts is taken to a delightfully silly extreme in this nutty Christmas picture book. Jack can imagine only one thing worse than eating sprouts: the sprouts eating you! Cue the arrival of Sproutzilla, a twenty foot high...
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Format: Board book | Released 21/09/2017
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Sproutzilla vs. Christmas
Tom Jamieson - illustrated by Mike Byrne
A loathing of sprouts is taken to a delightfully silly extreme in this nutty Christmas picture book. Jack can imagine only one thing worse than eating sprouts: the sprouts eating you! Cue the arrival of Sproutzilla, a twenty foot high...
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Format: Paperback | Released 22/09/2016
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Jack's Mega Machines: Mighty Monster Truck
Alison Ritchie - illustrated by Mike Byrne
An exciting new title in the popular series about Jack, a boy with a gift for repairingbig machines. Jack's just fixed up a monster truck and his keen to give it a test drive. The drive turns into an...
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Format: Paperback | Released 27/02/2014
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Big Book of Big Tractors
Lisa Jane Gillespie - illustrated by Mike Byrne
A big picture book with great fold-out pages, to satisfy the curiosity of every young tractor enthusiast. Everything you need to know about tractors large and small, from all around the world and guaranteed to satisfy the curiosity of every...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/01/1970
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Jack's Mega Machines: The Dinosaur Digger
Alison Ritchie - illustrated by Mike Byrne
A welcome addition to the popular series about Jack and his passion for diggers. This time, Jack fixes up his digger and sets of into the world of…dinosaurs. It's deadly dangerous and Jack needs all his skill to keep himself...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/01/2013
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Jack's Mega Machines: The Rocket Racing Car
Alison Ritchie - illustrated by Mike Byrne
Machine-mad Jack is the best mechanic for miles around…Happily, he settles down to mend a turbo-charged racing car. When all is fixed, Jack sets off on a wonderful space adventure at the wheel of his super machine. Machine-mad readers can...
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Format: Paperback | Released 30/08/2012
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