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Ross Collins

  • 5 stars across 88 books
    Ross Collins was born in Glasgow and graduated from the Glasgow School of Art with a first in illustration, winning the Macmillan Children's Book Prize the same year. Since then he has illustrated over 100 children's book and has written 8, winning many prestigious awards including the Scottish Children's Book Award and Royal Mail Book Award. He lives in Glasgow.
    14th May 2019

    I am a Tiger

    A hilarious and original story about a little mouse with big ideas! The bold little mouse declares "I am a tiger." ... More

    (15 reviews)
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    22nd March 2017

    Knitbone Pepper Ghost Dog (1): Best Friends Forever

    Knitbone Pepper is a friendly ghost dog, haunting the crumbling Starcross Hall with a gaggle of other ghostly pets. Bu... More

    (9 reviews)
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    4th July 2013

    Robot Rumpus

    When Mum and Dad go out for the evening they think they've left their daughter in safe hands with robots designed to get... More

    (6 reviews)
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    2nd October 2014

    The Snarling of Wolves: The Sixth Tale from the Five Kingdoms

    The sixth book in the comic fantasy series Tales from the Five Kingdoms - in which the borders are broken and the Five K... More

    (3 reviews)
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    19th March 2018

    Colour My Days

    Emmy and Jeff live in a black and white world. But suddenly, the week has started with a splash of yellow and each new d... More

    (3 reviews)
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    2nd May 2005

    The Three Grumpies

    You know the feeling - a black cloud descends on the day and things just don't seem to go right. You spill your milk, tr... More

    (1 review)
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    4th June 2007

    The Robe of Skulls: The First Tale from the Five Kingdoms

    An exuberant, hilarious and wildly entertaining fairy tale with a cast of characters who are good, bad and very, ver... More

    (1 review)
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    5th April 2012

    When I Woke Up I Was a Hippopotamus

    "When I woke up I was a hippopotamus. Yawning in the morning, I raised up my sleepy head, Then took one look out of the ... More

    (1 review)
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    15th February 2014

    All I Said Was

    Imagination takes wing in this cleverly-crafted story about a boy who becomes a bird! A heart-warming and thrilling read... More

    (1 review)
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    5th November 2012

    The Monster Snowman

    Jack wakes up on his birthday to find an extra special present - everything is covered in fluffy, white snow! He and tw... More

    (1 review)
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      I am a Tiger

      So funny!! This books takes us on a journey from the perspective of a mouse, who has very surprising views of himself and his surroundings.  The mouse...

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      I am a Tiger

      Lots of giggling during the story. The children thought it was very funny that the mouse didn't know what it was and lots of talking about what makes...

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      I am a Tiger

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      My daughter thought this was hilarious she loved how the mouse thought he was a tiger and kept telling all the other animals he was and why.  It has l...