Tony Ross

Photo used with permission of Tony Ross.

Tony Ross has illustrated hundreds of children’s books including the beloved Amber Brown series and his own Little Princess books for Andersen Press. He has chalked up countless awards in his fifty-year career and his books have been published in more than fifty languages.


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

Rupert Bear

What’s your favorite line from a book?

"And so to bed!"
The Diary of Samuel Pepys

Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?

Oscar Wilde, Arnold Bennett, and Tomi Ungerer

Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?

If you want to get there—keep walking. Don’t give up.