Tony Ross has illustrated over 800 books, which are published all over the world. Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggerswas shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medaland Tadpole's Promisewon the Silver medal in the Smaries Prize2003. He was the British choice for the Andersen Medal 2004. The Nanny Goat's Kid has been shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2010. A major animated series of Tony Ross's Little Princess is curently showing on Channel 5's Milkshake. He lives in Oxfordshire.