I Want To Go Home! by Tony Ross

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Moving house is a trauma for everyone at anytime but Tony Ross makes it all so much easier for everyone by using his feisty character The Little Princess in this funny and reassuring picture book that every toddler will love. Finally, Tony Ross's feisty toddler, the Little Princess, is to star in a brand new animated series, coming to your screens in the Autumn. Featuring the well-known voices of Jane Horrocks and Julian Clary, the Little Princess's very own TV series will be shown on the Milkshake slot on Channel 5.


I Want To Go Home! by Tony Ross

The Little Princess has been moved to a new castle. There is lots more room! But she does not see why they can't go back to the old place. Surely it is still the same?

About the Author

Tony Ross

Born in 1938 in Wandsworth, South London, Tony Ross never though about a career in art, but says he fell into it after his dream of being a cowboy disintegrated when a letter he wrote to John Wayne was never replied to.

After Liverpool College of Art, Tony became an art director at an Advertising Agency but after a particularly bad day in the office he gave up his job to go into teaching at Manchester Polytechnic.

His first book was published in 1976 and as well as his own, he has illustrated over 1000 books for authors such as Roald Dahl, David Walliams, Paula Danziger and Michael Palin, which are published all over the world. His series of books written with Jeanne Willis featuring the extra terrestrial teacher, Dr Xargle, has established a huge following of fans. As has his fantastic and fun illustrations in the Horrid Henry series. A TV adaptation of his much-loved Little Princess series is currently showing on Channel 5’s Milkshake.

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Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

6th July 2006




Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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