Books

Spooky Night! (The Not so Little Princess)

Wendy Finney (and others)

Princess Rosie is woken in the night by a very strange noise. Just what could it be?
Together with her best friend Ollie, she goes on a hunt round the royal castle to find out. It's going to be a very spooky night!

The T-Rex Who Lost His Specs!

Jeanne Willis (and others)

Meet the accident-prone T-Rex. First he loses his glasses, then he has one disaster after another: he can't tell his breakfast toast from a slipper, then he mistakes a prehistoric owl for his bath towel! A laugh-out-loud tale from legendary picture book duo Willis and Ross.

Troll Stinks!

Jeanne Willis (and others)

Billy Goat and his best friend Cyril are messing about with the farmer's mobile phone, taking selfies and playing games... until they discover the number for a troll. Grandpa Gruff says all trolls are bad, so Billy and Cyril decide to get their own back by sending mean messages. After all, trolls really do stink! Don't they?

I Want Snow!

Tony Ross

When the Queen goes on a trip and sends back a photo of her feeding some penguins, Little Princess decides she wants snow too. The whole palace tries all kind of things - from sandmen instead of snowmen to mudballs instead of snowballs. But this little royal won't be satisfied until she gets what she wants... and sometimes not even then!

I Want My Mum!

Tony Ross

All day there had been disasters - the water pot went all over the latest painting; the Little Princess fell off the seesaw and banged her knee; and worst of all, there was a monster under the bed that night. The castle had been ringing with the constant shout of 'I Want My Mum!'. And Mum always knew exactly the right thing to sort out the problem. But the next day, the incorrigible Little Princess is taken to play with the Little Duchess - and will she miss her mum? Not if she's having a lot of fun! But as for the poor Queen, she does miss her little girl! This title will be perfect for Mother's Day.

I Don't Want to Wash My Hands!

Tony Ross

The Little Princess loves getting her hands dirty. The trouble is, she hates washing them. Until she learns all about the nasties, the dirties and all the other horrible things that lurk and make you ill . . .

I Want to Do It by Myself!

Tony Ross

The Little Princess is going camping. Everyone offers to help her, but she won't hear of it.
"I want to do it by myself!" she insists.
And so, she sets off all by herself to find a beautiful place to camp. When she arrives, she realizes there are a few things she has forgotten. Perhaps she could have done with a little help, after all. But fortunately for the Little Princess, the forgotten items mysteriously appear when her back is turned, as if by magic...

I Don't Want to Go to Bed!

Tony Ross

The incorrigible toddler is now asking the infamous question: 'Why do I have to go to bed when I'm not tired?', and she uses every stratagem she can think of to avoid her fate: monsters in the cupboard, hairy spiders, thirst, even outright escape! But when she finally does go to sleep, her bed is empty. Wherever has she gone now?

Best Friends! (The Not So Little Princess)

Wendy Finney (and others)

The Not-So-Little Princess Rosie is growing up! Being a princess, she is always having to entertain new friends and she never likes them. But when Ollie, with his strange old-fashioned way of speaking, turns up at the palace one day, Rosie realises she's never met anyone quite like him before. It's not long before they get up to mischief...

A multi award-winning TV series based on the books is currently airing on Milkshake daily and has sold to over 100 territories worldwide.

My Favourite Fairy Tale Board Book: Red Riding Hood

Tony Ross

"Grandma, how big your teeth are!"

This sturdy board book contains an abridged version of the classic fairy tale and is great for sharing with the very youngest of children. Enjoy Tony Ross' bright illustratiions as you follow the adventures of the Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf!

My Favourite Fairy Tale Board Book: Three Little Pigs

Tony Ross

"I'll huff and I'll puff and I'll blow your house down!"

But can the little pigs get the better of the wolf in the end? This sturdy board book contains an abirdged version of the classic fairy tale and is great for sharing with the very youngest of children. Enjoy Tony Ross' bright illustrations as you follow the adventures of the three little pigs and find out what happens to the wolf!

Lucinda Belinda Melinda McCool

Jeanne Willis (and others)

The most beautiful girl in the whole of the school is Lucinda Belinda Melinda McCool – but Lucinda Belinda felt it was her duty to guide all her friends in the subject of beauty. Lucinda becomes the scourge of family and friends, criticising big bottoms and moustaches (especially her grandma's) until everyone avoids her. So when Lucinda meets a monster in the forest, she decides it's her mission to make-over this scary creature. Unfortunately changing its outside does not change what's inside – as Lucinda Belinda discovers!

Our Kid

Tony Ross

"Go straightly to school, Our Kid," said Dad. But unless a fish-driven submarine, dinopirates and an elephant ride are the fastest way to school, Our Kid is not doing too well.

This tour-de-force from the legendary Tony Ross takes you on a journey to school like no other, and shows that sometimes the oddballs (especially of the goat variety) win the day!

Where's Gilbert? (The Not So Little Princess)

Tony Ross (and others)

Rosie the Not-so-Little Princess has always loved Gilbert, her royal teddy bear. But she feels she's a bit too old for him now and decides to stop playing with him. But then Gilbert goes missing and has a very strange adventure indeed. Will Rosie ever get her teddy back?

These young fiction colour readers take Tony Ross's beloved Little Princess to a whole new audience.
The text appears in short blocks around full-colour illustrations, and is divided into short chapters, making it perfect for new readers.

What's My Name? (The Not So Little Princess)

Wendy Finney (and others)

Perfect for inspiring reading confidence in young bookworms, these full-colour first readers will take Tony Ross's ever-popular Little Princess to a whole new audience.

The King and Queen realise they need to call the Little Princess by her real name now that she’s actually not so little any more. But there’s trouble ... the Princess’s real name is so awful that nobody can pluck up the courage to tell her what it is! The Princess is determined to find out her true name. But what will happen when she does...?

A multi award-winning TV series based on the books is currently airing on Milkshake daily and has sold to over 100 territories worldwide.

Barking for Bagels

Michael Rosen (and others)

Shnipp the dog loves to play fetch with Julie and Lara in the park, but she doesn't love their annoying laughs. So one day she decides to run off. It's not long before Shnipp finds a new life with Bessie the Bagel Lady, eating delicious bagels every day. But when she decides to finally head home, she discovers things aren't exactly the same as when she left...

The Bath Monster

Colin Boyd (and others)

As your bath water drains down the plughole, that slurping sound is the Bath Monster – dirty bath water is his SECOND favourite food. No one wants to find out what his FIRST favourite food is… until Jackson decides he doesn't believe in the Bath Monster any more, and he is never going to have a bath again. Starving, the Bath Monster comes to see Jackson and it turns out his FIRST favourite food is… not little kids, but mud pies!

Goldilocks And The Three Bears

Tony Ross (and others)

This classic fairy tale is brought to life by the inimitable Tony Ross in a beautiful hardback edition of his first ever picture book, 40 years after it was published for the first time. Discover the story of mischievous Goldilocks and her adventures in the three bears' house through the glorious illustrations and charming text.

Biography

Tony Ross has illustrated over 800 books, which are published all over the world.  Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and Tadpole's Promise won the Silver Medal in the Smarties Prize 2003.  He was the British choice for the Andersen Medal 2004. The Nanny Goat's Kid was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2010. He lives on the Welsh border.