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This Book Just Stole My Cat!

The world's first ticklish book!

Author and Illustrator Richard Byrne

Suitable for:  2+

Price:  £6.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-276713-4
Publication date: 07/02/2019
Paperback: 32 pages
Dimensions: 245x245mm

Availability: In stock.

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When Ben is tempting his cat across the page with a fluffy mouse, his cat . . . disappears! Then his best friend Bella disappears, too. Sniffer dogs and rescue teams can't help . . . When Ben also vanishes, it's up to the reader to sort the situation in this playful and funny story.

This page was last updated on 23 February 2021 at 20:30 GMT


  • "Youngsters will delight in this hilarious interactive book as they are encouraged to tickle the pages in order to rescue Ben's cat and the other characters who have vanished between them." - The Daily Mail
  • For This Book Just Ate My Dog A thoroughly interactive and hilarious reading experience. - Teach Nursery
  • Ingenious, funny and a simple yet insightful concept. - The Guardian
  • The notion that the book itself is the villain and the audience the saviour is novel and gratifying. - The Center for Children's Books (US)
  • For We're in the Wrong Book! In another hilarious story from Richard Byrne, Ben and Bella . . . experience many exciting adventures . . . The differing formats on every page, the bold, clear block text, the colourful eye-catching illustrations and the comical quirkiness of the plot will make this title a definite favourite to be returned to again and again. - The Bookseller
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