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Ros Asquith - Author

About the Author

Ros Asquith contributes a regular cartoon feature to The Guardian and achieved fame world wide for her Teenage Worrier books (realistic and funny explorations of teen problems and how to solve them) and the Trixie Tempest books aimed at the "tween" market of readers between the ages of nine and twelve. Her book Letters from an Alien Schoolboy was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Book Prize and The Great Big Book of Families, with Mary Hoffman, won the School Libraries Association Prize.
 
An honours graduate of Camberwell Art School, Asquith worked in graphic design and mural painting before moving into cartooning in the 1980s. She has also served as a theatre critic for several English periodicals. Since 1990 she has been well established as a cartoonist, author, and illustrator.

Featured books by Ros Asquith

Water Boy

Water Boy

3+ readers

Author: Ros Asquith Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/05/2008

Ros Asquith’s deceptively simple text shows us the world through the eyes of a young boy on his various adventures.One moment he’s a ‘water boy’ at the seaside, the next he’s a ‘farm boy’ playing with the animals.Ian Andrew’s beautiful illustrations perfectly capture the moments of play and exploration we share with the child in this evocative tale of long summer days and adventure.

Other books by Ros Asquith

Trixie Tempest's ABZ of Life

Trixie Tempest's ABZ of Life

Author: Ros Asquith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2004

Trixie Tempest `s guide to living life to the full... as a tweenager. In A to Z format, this is something that's so hot, tweens won't be able to keep their hands on it! Trixie Tempest is a tiny, mouthy, mischievous, free-thinking tweenager who wants to Save the World. She's passionate about horses, vegetarianism, football and music and wants to put the world straight on a number of points. Readers will already know this tweenage tearaway through her two novels: Trixie Tempest and the Amazing Talking Dog and Trixie Tempest and the Ghost of St Aubergine. Trixie's ABZ of Life is Trixie's very own advice guide for worried tweenagers. Answering all those difficult questions that tweenagers want to know the answers to. Like, how to cope with getting up to go to the loo when you're at a Sleepover. How not to be afraid of the dark. How to deal with embarrassing parents etc. In handy A to Z format, tweenagers just have to think of the first letter of their problem and look up for Trixie's marvellous advice! A for adults - they mean well and are useful for buying houses and providing pocket money C for Creativity That school is the worst place for a tweenager to spend the most creative part of her life E for Ears The space between a tweenagers' ears is not entirely occuped with thoughts of crop tops, disco parties, toenail colourings and boy bands Sure to be as much of a success with the tweenage population, as Ros Asquith's Letty Chubb books are for teenagers.

Trixie Tempest and the Ghost of St Aubergine's

Trixie Tempest and the Ghost of St Aubergine's

Author: Ros Asquith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2003

Ghostly goings-on and the hilarious Save the World with a Song concert feature in this second title about the tweenager with a brain full of fireworks and a heart of gold. In this second book about everyone's favourite tweenager, Trixie has to discover two things. Firstly, just who or what is the Ghost of St Aubergine's Primary School and what does he or she want? Secondly, why does the Save the Car Factory meeting have to be on the same day as her Save the World with a Song Concert? Thirdly, just what has happened to her trumpet she left on the bus? Fourthly, why is that dirty old man following her everywhere? The trials and tribulations of growing up, told with hilarious, fast-moving humour. Join Trixie and her friends and foes, in this rip-roaring, rollicking, tumultous and Very Extremely funny novel.

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