Richard Byrne is the author and illustrator of the Oxfordshire Book Award–winner The Really, Really, Really Big Dinosaur. He grew up in Brighton and learned to color at Eastbourne. He worked in graphic design before discovering his true passion in children’s books.
Things go horribly awry when the book Bella lives in eats her dog. It takes the help of the reader to put things right in this charming, interactive story. Cleverly using the physicality of the book, This Book Just Ate My Dog! is inventive, ingenious, and just pure kid-friendly fun!
Praise for This Book Belongs to Aye-Aye: "Witty and warm, Richard Byrne’s This Book Belongs to Aye-Aye brilliantly champions the role of picture books in children’s early life and education. The immediacy in the illustration gives a vibrant quality to this impressive, humorous and slightly post-modern tale." —Children’s Bookseller Choice, The Bookseller "Boldly illustrated in a unique style . . . This is a story based around young friendships, about being positive and helpful to others and always comfortable being yourself." —We Love This Book