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  • 5 stars across 129 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

    (28 reviews)
    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)
    3rd February 2014

    Goldilocks and the Three Bears

    When Goldilocks sneaks into the three bears' cottage, no one seems to be home. But the bears soon return from their walk... More

    (11 reviews)
    5th March 2020

    I Want a Bunny!

    Little Princess visits a friend who has a rabbit, and comes home obsessed with getting one herself. She's given a stick-... More

    (10 reviews)
    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 ar... More

    (6 reviews)
    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 abo... More

    (5 reviews)
    1st April 2009

    Alice Through the Looking-Glass

    Walker Ilustrated Classics is a new series which brings together some of the best-loved stories ever told, illustrated b... More

    (4 reviews)
    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 fo... More

    (3 reviews)
    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

    (3 reviews)
    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

    (3 reviews)
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