I Want to Win! by Tony Ross

I Want to Win!

Written by Tony Ross
Part of the Little Princess Series

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The best-selling Little Princess always manages to get her own way largely because she knows exactly what she wants! This time, she wants to win! The Little Princess is used to winning everything in the Palace because she can change the rules. At school it’s different. She tries her very hardest to win the painting cup, the numbers cup, the poem cup and the science cup but, for each, there is someone better than her. Luckily, there is just one cup left and the Little Princess can win it fairly and squarely.


I Want to Win! by Tony Ross

The Little Princess loves to win - and at home everyone usually lets her. At school, even though she tries her hardest, it seems she can't do anything right, but she soon discovers that winning is much more fun when she really deserves it.


Funny and lively Irish Times Will have children and adults rolling with laughter EYE Warmly recommended The School Librarian

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


32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


Tony Ross
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Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

5th July 2012




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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