"I'm not so much afraid of the DARK!" said the Little Princess.
"I'm sort of more afraid of ghosts."

Everyone insists there are NO such things as ghosts.
But if that is the case, just what is it that is lurking under the Little Princess's bed...


Tony Ross was born in London and trained at the Liverpool School of Art. He has worked as a cartoonist, graphic designer, and art director of an advertising agency. He is now considered to be one of the finest children's illustrators in the country. He won the German Children's Book Prize for I'm Coming to Get You. Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and Tadpole's Promise won the Silver medal in the Smaries Prize 2003. He was the British choice for the Andersen Medal 2004.


The figure of the Little Princess seems to get ever more expressive.

The Bookseller

Ross’s brash watercolours are full of campy energy, turning bedtime scenes into a stage for adventure.

Publishers Weekly

The pictures are clear, bold and exaggerated to great humorous effect.

Kirkus Reviews

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