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November 2014 Book of the Month A funny tale all about the joys and perils of keeping a pet in a flat when animals aren't allowed. How Rita manages to do this is brilliant and it makes for an hilarious take on the responsibility of pet ownership.
When Rita's mum refuses to get her a pet, Rita goes to the zoo and soon returns with a rhinoceros in tow...But keeping a pet rhino a secret in a small flat and taking care of him, prove to be much trickier than she ever imagined!
Ross is one of our best-loved comic illustrators. The Times
|Publication date:||6th November 2014|
|Publisher:||Andersen Press Ltd|
|Suitable for:||Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers|
|Recommendations:||Books of the Month, eBooks|
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 ...More About Tony Ross