Tony Ross

Tony Ross

  • 5 stars across 572 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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22nd February 2013

Gangsta Granny

Another hilarious and moving novel from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children’s author in t... MoreGangsta Granny

(250 reviews) Review
24th October 2016

The Midnight Gang

Welcome to the Midnight Gang! Midnight is the time when all children are fast asleep, except of course for... the Midn... MoreThe Midnight Gang

(194 reviews) Review
26th September 2013

Demon Dentist

The new jaw-achingly funny novel from David Walliams, the number one bestselling author! Make your appointment if you ... MoreDemon Dentist

(173 reviews) Review
22nd September 2014

Awful Auntie

From number one bestselling author David Walliams comes another heartfelt but hilarious hoot of an adventure ... MoreAwful Auntie

(157 reviews) Review
2nd March 2023

The World’s Worst Children 1

Ten cautionary tales and a delightfully dreadful cast of characters from number one bestselling author Davi... MoreThe World’s Worst Children 1

(151 reviews) Review
2nd November 2017

Bad Dad

Read David Walliams' latest bestselling children's book, Bad Dad , a fast and furious adventure for ... MoreBad Dad

(137 reviews) Review
21st February 2019


The jaw-achingly funny children's book from No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams - a deliciously daft Tall Story of... MoreFing

(137 reviews) Review
9th June 2011

Billionaire Boy

A hilarious, touching and extraordinary new fable from David Walliams, number one bestseller and one of the fastest grow... MoreBillionaire Boy

(135 reviews) Review
6th November 2018

The Ice Monster

From No. 1 bestselling children's author, David Walliams comes his biggest and most epic adventure yet! Illustrated by... MoreThe Ice Monster

(103 reviews) Review
21st November 2019

The Beast of Buckingham Palace

Fly into a fiery and fantastical future with No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams, in an epic advent... MoreThe Beast of Buckingham Palace

(93 reviews) Review
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