My First Nursery Stories by Tony Ross
  

My First Nursery Stories

Written by Tony Ross

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The Lovereading4Kids comment

Best loved, classic nursery stories are vividly brought to life in Tony Ross’s humorous and vigorous illustrations. Follow the charmingly agile goats as they trip-trott over the bridge having dispatched the hairy troll SPLASH into the river with a well-aimed kick. See how the three little pigs keep their houses safe from the predatory wolf and watch how Little Red-Riding Hood is outwitted by another wolf as she visits her grandma but is saved in the end. Also available is the companion book My Favourite Nursery Rhymes.

Lovereading comment:

Illustrated in Tony Ross's inimitable style, My First Nursery Stories is perfect for reading aloud and sharing with even the youngest child. It is a must-have selection of classic nursery stories that have stood the test of time.

Synopsis

My First Nursery Stories by Tony Ross

Presents a collection of stories including favourites such as "The Three Billy Goats Gruff", "Henny-Penny", "The Gingerbread Man", "Three Little Pigs", "The Enormous Turnip", "Little Red Riding Hood" and "Goldilocks". This work is suitable for young children.

Reviews

'Satisfyingly special' - The Independent

'Perfect for sharing' - Carousel

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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Book Info

Format

Paperback

Author

Tony Ross
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Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

3rd September 2009

ISBN

9781842709726

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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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