My Amazing Dad by Ross Collins

My Amazing Dad

Written by Ross Collins

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The award-winning illustrator, Ross Collins, brings us this warm, funny tale of friendship and fathers, sure to charm children and dads alike.


My Amazing Dad by Ross Collins

Snip is a little crocodile who loves his dad. But when he realises he doesn't know what his dad DOES all day, he heads off with Max the monkey, in search of an answer. Snip soon discovers that his friends' dads can do all sorts of special things, and he wonders whether his own dad is good at anything. In the end, Snip's mum shows him that he has the cleverest dad of all - AMAZING!

About the Author

Ross Collins

Ross was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1972. He graduated from the Glasgow School of Art in 1994 with a First in Illustration. Since then he has illustrated over 100 children’s book and has written 8, winning many prestigious awards including the Scottish Children’s Book Award and Royal Mail Book Award.

Ross spends his time writing and illustrating children's books, walking by Loch Lomond and precariously swinging backwards on chairs. Ross can also be found scaring small children at book festivals and schools. He lives in Glasgow.

Photo credit, Chris Close.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

22nd May 2014




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