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Publication date5th February 2007
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I Want A Friend
Part of the 'Little Princess' Series
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Finding new friends and starting school isn’t always easy and when the Little Princess’s first attempt at making friends doesn’t work she’s feels all alone but luckily she doesn’t give up and soon finds she has lots of friends. This series has terrific feel-good appeal and little toddlers will love them.
SynopsisI Want A Friend by Tony Ross
The first day at school for Tony Ross' best loved character - the Little Princess! The Little Princess is tired of playing with her younger brother and is thrilled to be starting school the next day. However, when her first attempts to make friends with other children fail, she is left all alone. Fortunately, she soon finds other children with no friends, and they decide to play together, sit together, eat together! This fantastic new title focuses on the difficult experience of starting school and making friends. Written with insightful understanding of a child's perspective, it also manages to maintain the anarchic humour that characterises this brilliant series.
ReviewsPraise for previous Little Princess books: 'A must for any parent and child.
'Hilarious and a godsend to parents.'
The Daily Mail
'The Little Princess has huge appeal to toddlers and Tony Ross's illustrations are brilliantly witty.'
Practical Parenting Entertaining for reading aloud and perfect for beginning solo readers. Independent on Sunday
About The Author
Born in 1939 in Wandsworth, South London, Tony 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 800 books for authors such as Roald Dahl, David Walliams, Paula Danziger and Michael Palin. 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.
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