Ross Collins - Author Picture

Ross Collins - Author

Ross was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1972. He graduated from the Glasgow School of Art in 1994 with a First in Illustration. 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.

Ross spends his time writing and illustrating children's books, walking by Loch Lomond and precariously swinging backwards on chairs. Ross can also be found scaring small children at book festivals and schools. He lives in Glasgow.

Photo credit, Chris Close.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Ross Collins

There's a Bear on My Chair
Ross Collins
Winner of the UKLA 2017 Book Award | One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2016 | Shortlisted for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2016 Text, illustration and design all...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2016
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There's a Bear on My Chair
Ross Collins
Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2016. Text, illustration and design all combine to make this an outstanding picture book. Mouse is cross, there's a bear – a polar bear – on his chair, he won't move and ‘There...
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Format: Hardback | Released 04/06/2015
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My Amazing Dad
Ross Collins
The award-winning illustrator, Ross Collins, brings us this warm, funny tale of friendship and fathers, sure to charm children and dads alike.
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Format: Paperback | Released 22/05/2014
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Blamehounds
Ross Collins
Interest Age 5-8 Who's to blame when things go wrong? Dogs Norman and Ringo realise that they are the Blamehounds when they get told off for everything from farts to an unexpected splat of peach juice. But then they come...
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Format: Paperback | Released 15/04/2014
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Cheesemares
Ross Collins
Interest Age 5-8+ Hal's cheesy nightmares have become impossible and he is determined to find out why. With his fat dog Rufus, Hal goes on the hunt to find out and finds himself having to deal with some very disagreeable...
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Format: Paperback | Released 08/02/2013
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My Amazing Dad
Ross Collins
Award-winning illustrator, Ross Collins, brings us the perfect gift for fathers on Father’s Day or in fact at anytime of the year. This warm, funny tale of friendship and fathers is sure to charm children and dads alike.
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Format: Hardback | Released 04/06/2007
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The Elephantom
Ross Collins
Shortlisted for the Greenaway Award 2007. This is an absolutely delightful comic tale of a rather cheeky phantom elephant who is driving a little girl completely wild with his exploits. Full of hilarity, action and adventure until she...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/06/2006
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