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 in Rutland.
(Hardback) - 2014
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SynopsisWhen Ritas mum refuses to get her a pet, Rita goes to the zoo and soon returns with a rhinoceros in tow . . . But keeping a pet rhino a secret in a small flat and taking care of him, prove to be much trickier than she ever imagined!
A hilarious take on the responsibilty of pet ownership.