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Richard Byrne

Richard Byrne is the author and illustrator of This book just ate my dog!, We're in the wrong book!, and This book is out of control! He grew up in Brighton, England, and worked in graphic design before discovering his true passion in children's books.

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This book just stole my cat!

Richard Byrne
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

In this next picture book from Richard Byrne--the author-illustrator of This book just ate my dog!--Bella, Ben, and that adorable dog have to rescue Ben's cat from the clutches of...

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The Case of the Missing Chalk Drawings

Richard Byrne
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

The chalks are drawing flowers on the chalkboard, but someone keeps stealing their artwork! Who could the thief be? Fortunately, Sergeant Blue is on the case and determined to solve the crime. It's...

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I want to go first!

Richard Byrne
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

The littlest always goes last—that’s the elephant rule. But Elphie, the littlest elephant, is determined to go first. And where there’s a will, there’s a way! With a little help from you,...

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This book is out of control!

Richard Byrne
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

In this follow-up to This book just ate my dog! and We’re in the wrong book!, Bella and Ben and that adorable dog are back for another (mis)adventure.

Ben has a new...

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We're in the wrong book!

Richard Byrne
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

When a potato sack race goes awry, Bella and Ben find themselves bumped from their familiar page into uncharted territory. It's a brave new world of lollipops and sphinxes—and Bella and Ben are...

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This book just ate my dog!

Written and illustrated by Richard Byrne
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

When her dog disappears into the gutter of the book, Bella calls for help. But when the helpers disappear too, Bella realizes it will take more than a tug on the leash to put things right. Cleverly...

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