I Want To Go Home! by Tony Ross

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Castle-moving traumas are just as bad for the Little Princess as all other children. When the Queen says that the family needs a bigger home in a new castle, the Little Princess is not pleased. Even after they have moved, she yearns to go – back to where she feels she really belongs. “I want to go home,” she demands. But just one visit shows her that she has moved on; home is where your family is, not just a house. We have a terrific competition to win some backlist titles featuring the ‘Little Princess’ – see below. In addition, to view other titles in the series and by the author Tony Ross click here.


I Want To Go Home! by Tony Ross

The Little Princess has been moved to a new castle, where there is lots more room! But she just wants to go home to the old castle. But is the old castle still the same, now that it has new owners?


Ross's boldly coloured cartoons are a delight. A great new chapter in this series. School Library Journal Delightful -- Katie Law Evening Standard Told in a customarily endearing dotty style The Independent A very funny book The Good Book Guide Marvellous trademark illustrations ... add an additional level of humour to this wonderful story. Write Away

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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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


Tony Ross
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Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

2nd April 2009




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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