Can I Keep It? by Tony Ross
  

Can I Keep It?

Written by Tony Ross
Part of the Little Princess Series

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Full of humour, excitement and surprise, this is a must for any young girl. Tony Ross has excelled once again. Don’t forget to watch for the Little Princess elsewhere too as she’s now made it to the TV screen.

Synopsis

Can I Keep It? by Tony Ross

The Little Princess thinks her tiny tadpole is the best thing ever. She keeps him in a bowl next to her bed, topped up with pond water and fresh weed. Everyone tells her that tadpoles aren't really pets, but the Little Princess doesn't care - until she wakes up to a big surprise.

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 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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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: To 5

Author

Tony Ross
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Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

5th April 2007

ISBN

9781842706442

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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.

Publisher's Website

www.andersenpress.co.uk


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