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  • 5 stars across 134 books
    Tony Ross is a British illustrator and author, born in London on 29th September 1938. He is perhaps best known for the Little Princess books which he both writes and illustrates but he also illustrated the Horrid Henry books by Francesca Simon and more recently, he has illustrated David Walliams books such as The Midnight Gang

    He trained at the Liverpool School of Art and has worked as a cartoonist, graphic designer, and art director of an advertising agency. His very first picture book was published by Andersen Press in 1976, and since then he has gone on to illustrate more than 1000 books. A TV adaptation of his much-loved Little Princess series is currently showing on Channel 5’s Milkshake. 

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    2nd August 2012

    I Want My Potty!

    "Nappies are YUUECH!" said the little princess. "There must be something better!" At first the Little Princess thinks th... More

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    5th October 2017

    I Want Snow!

    When the Queen goes on a trip and sends back a photo of her feeding some penguins, Little Princess decides she wants sno... More

    (12 reviews)
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    2nd January 2014

    I Don't Want to Go to Bed!

    The Little Princess doesn't want to go to bed. And why should she when she isn't even tired? But the King and Queen are ... More

    (8 reviews)
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    6th February 2014

    Drat that Cat!

    Suzy the cat is always getting into trouble much to the annoyance of her family. She can never do anything right! So Suz... More

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    5th August 2010

    I Don't Want to Go to Hospital!

    The Little Princess doesn't want to go to hospital, and does everything she can to avoid it. But when she is finally for... More

    (2 reviews)
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    6th November 2014

    Rita's Rhino

    When Rita's mum refuses to get her a pet, Rita goes to the zoo and soon returns with a rhinoceros in tow...But keeping a... More

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    6th September 2012

    My First Nursery Collection

    The collection includes forty-eight favourite nursery rhymes and eight timeless first nursery story classics: The Three... More

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    3rd May 2012

    I Don't Want to Wash My Hands!

    The Little Princess loves getting her hands dirty. The trouble is ...she hates washing them. Until she learns all about ... More

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    7th June 2012

    I Want My Dummy!

    "Where is my dummy? I WANT MY DUMMY!"shrieks the Little Princess when the royal dummy mysteriously disappears, yet again... More

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    2nd July 2009

    I Want Two Birthdays!

    The Little Princess wants to have two birthdays, just like the Queen, which means twice as many presents every year! Whe... More

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