This Book Just Ate My Dog! (Hardcover)

By Richard Byrne, Richard Byrne (Illustrator)

Henry Holt & Company, 9781627790710, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 30, 2014

List Price: 16.99*
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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 using the physicality of the book, This book just ate my dog is inventive, ingenious, and just pure kid-friendly fun

About the Author

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.

Praise For This Book Just Ate My Dog!

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