Tony Ross


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
August 10, 1938

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Tony Ross is a British illustrator and author of children's picture books. He was a student at the Liverpool School of Art and Design. Ross has had quite a few occupations, such as cartoonist, graphic designer, art director at an advertising agency, senior lecturer in art and head of the illustration course at Manchester Polytechnic.
Ross won the 1986 Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis, picture books category, for Ich komm dich holen!, (I'm coming to get you! - Andersen, 1984. He was runner-up for the 1990 Kate Greenaway Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year's best children's book by a British subject, for Dr. Xargle's book of Earth Tiggers.

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Average rating: 4.02 · 72,781 ratings · 6,490 reviews · 962 distinct worksSimilar authors
I Want My Potty!

3.77 avg rating — 259 ratings — published 1986 — 30 editions
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I Want My Light On!

3.26 avg rating — 182 ratings — published 2007 — 10 editions
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I Want to Do It Myself!

3.33 avg rating — 151 ratings — published 2010 — 10 editions
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I Want Two Birthdays!

3.61 avg rating — 135 ratings — published 2008 — 11 editions
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Rita's Rhino

3.07 avg rating — 146 ratings — published 2014 — 10 editions
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Centipede's 100 Shoes

3.65 avg rating — 110 ratings — published 2002 — 4 editions
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I Want a Party!

3.36 avg rating — 91 ratings — published 2011 — 12 editions
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I Don't Want to Go to the H...

3.22 avg rating — 110 ratings — published 2000 — 16 editions
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I Want My Mom!

3.67 avg rating — 100 ratings — published 1999 — 20 editions
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I Want A Sister

3.40 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 2001 — 15 editions
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