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This Book is Out of Control!

A book behaving badly!

Author Richard Byrne

Suitable for:  2+

Price:  £11.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-274629-0
Publication date: 01/09/2016
Hardback: 32 pages
Dimensions: 245x245mm

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Ben and Bella are playing with Ben's remote controlled fire engine. So why doesn't it turn or spin or sound its siren when Ben presses the buttons? And why are strange things happening to Bella's dog? This is a book that's out of control and only the reader can help get things back to normal.


  • From award-winning Richard Byrne, author and illustrator of This Book Just Ate My Dog! shortlisted for the Children's Book Award.
  • Ben and Bella need the reader's help in the story, making it a really engaging book, complete with buttons to press!
  • The book itself has a mischievous personality and influences what happens in the story - this is metafiction for the under fives!
  • Instantly appealing artwork and visual comedy on every spread.
  • The wit and charm of this book make it irresistible for the adult reader as well as the pre-school audience.

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