Tony Ross

Photo used with permission of Tony Ross.

Tony Ross has been illustrating books for over 40 years, and has been published all over the world. He has been named the best-selling illustrator in the UK three years in a row. He lives in Macclesfield, England.


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.