Tony Ross Writer

Tony Ross (born London, 10 August 1938) is a British illustrator and author for children. He is most noted for his work with Francesca Simon on the Horrid Henry books, and has also illustrated the Harry The Poisonous Centipede and Dr. Xargle series of books. He has illustrated a lot of books and has also written some His most recent book was I Don't give a damn about this dumb toilet! He won the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis in 1986. He studied at the Liverpool School of Art and had many jobs, including a cartoonist. The Little Princess is a series of books about a three or four year old princess and the phases that she goes through in life. The first book, titled 'I Want My Potty' was originally published in 1986, and included a 5 minute video from Anytime Tales narrated by Victoria Wood. Since then many other stories were published and adapted into a new series (appropriately titled Little Princess), featuring issues such as sibling rivalry, bad manners and attachment.

Personal details

Date of birth
August 10th, 1938

Written work

1.The three pigs

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1983. by Pantheon Books (30 pages)

2.Puss in Boots

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1986. by Horizon Book Promotions

3.The Phantom Lollipop Lady and Other Poems

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1986. at London

4.Adrien qui ne fait rien[

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1986. by Éditions Gallimard
2002. by Gallimard Jeunesse (24 pages)

5.Foxy Fables

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1987. by Penguin (23 pages)

6.Mrs. Goat and her seven little kids

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1992. by Red Fox (32 pages)


Editions Subjects Co-authors
1994. by Red Fox (32 pages)

8.Super dooper Jezebel

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1999. by Bt Bound


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