Richard Byrne is the author and illustrator of This book just ate my dog! He grew up in Brighton, England, and worked in graphic design before discovering his true passion in children's books.
"[Byrne's] pacing is skillful and his humor sweet-tempered." --Publishers Weekly on This book just ate my dog!"This book gives new meaning to pictures being lost in the gutter. . . . A good one-on-one reading, giving children an opportunity to save the day." --School Library Journal on This book just ate my dog!"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 on This Book Belongs to Aye-Aye"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 on This Book Belongs to Aye-Aye