Little Princess Board Book - Pets by Tony Ross

Little Princess Board Book - Pets

Written by Tony Ross
Illustrated by


Little Princess Board Book - Pets by Tony Ross

Tony Ross has chosen vivid pastels to illusrate the new adventures of the Little Princess in these four board books for very young children. The simple stories and vibrant, glowing colours will delight toddlers. In SHAPES the Princess looks at different shapes and wonders what to make with them - a friend, of course. In PETS she has to decide which animal she would like as a pet, and in WEATHER she discovers that windy wather is most fun. In BEDTIME, the Little Princess is typically mischievous as she gets ready for bed.

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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16 pages


Tony Ross
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Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

18th August 1994



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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