I Want My Sledge! by Tony Ross


I Want My Sledge! by Tony Ross

It's a beautiful winter's day at the castle and the Little Princess has found her old sledge to play on. She's having a great time until the Chef whizzes past on his brand new shiny sledge. She wants one of those! When the King finally gives in and lets her have one, the Princess thinks her dreams have come true. But new doesn' always mean better...Read the book and then bring the story to life by watching this episode of the award-winning Little Princess animated series on the DVD!


[It] will certainly encourage adventurous children to test out new materials for sledging, or perhaps even to collaboratively build a sledge... there is even a hint of moral to the story - after begging and begging and finally getting her shiny super sledge, Little Princess finally decides that her own less-expensive sledge is actually more fun. Early Years Educator Tony Ross's enchanting little princess gets a new shiny fast sledge and soon discovers that new doesn't always mean better. Teacher Amusing pre-school yarn. Cork Evening Echo

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


Contains Paperback and DVD
32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5 To 5


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Publication date

2nd October 2008



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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