I Want a Party! by Tony Ross

I Want a Party!

Written by Tony Ross
Illustrated by
Part of the Little Princess Series

Baby and Toddler   3+ readers   
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Everybody’s favourite Little Princess is back for an entertaining new adventure. Bored by her life she longs to throw a party. Luckily the staff at the palace are willing to help her and soon the games, the food, the party bags are all ready. The Little Princess is delighted. But, where are the guests? The Little Princess has something to learn about all the ingredients of a great party!


I Want a Party! by Tony Ross

Bored, one day, the Little Princess decides she wants a party! Even though it's not Christmas or even her birthday yet, she sets about organising the best party ever! Except things don't turn out quite as the Little Princess had planned ...


Everybody's favourite Little Princess is back for an entertaining new adventure. Julia Eccleshare, LoveReading4Kids A very entertaining and endearing book ... much of the humour comes through the fabulous illustrations. -- Jo Heffer The Bookbag Simple and fun. EYE Ross's illustrations are produced in colorful ink and watercolors. The whimsy and simple story line will appeal to young children. School Library Journal, USA The Little Princess's fans will not be disappointed in this latest instalment in the series ... An ideal book for beginning readers. Children's Books Ireland

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


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Publication date

1st March 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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