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  • Published: 4 December 2011
  • ISBN: 9781849399012
  • Imprint: Andersen Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

I Want to Do It by Myself!

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The Little Princess asserts her independence in this brand new adventure in the bestselling series.

The Little Princess is going camping. Everyone offers to help her, but she won't hear of it.
"I want to do it by myself!" she insists.
And so, she sets off all by herself to find a beautiful place to camp. When she arrives, she realizes there are a few things she has forgotten. Perhaps she could have done with a little help, after all. But fortunately for the Little Princess, the forgotten items mysteriously appear when her back is turned, as if by magic...

  • Pub date: 4 December 2011
  • ISBN: 9781849399012
  • Imprint: Andersen Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

About the Author

Tony Ross

Tony Ross has been illustrating books for over 40 years, and has been published all over the world. He is perhaps best known for his much-loved Little Princess series, which has been adapted for TV and is currently showing on Channel 5s Milkshake, and for his collaboration on David Walliams’ best-selling children’s books. Tony’s books have been shortlisted for the The Laugh Out Loud Book Awards (Slug Needs a Hug) and the Kate Greenaway (Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers), and Tadpole’s Promise won the Silver Medal Smarties Prize. He has been named as the best-selling illustrator in the UK for three years in a row, and he is the UK’s libraries' most-borrwed illustrator. He lives in Rutland.

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Praise for I Want to Do It by Myself!

“Delightful characters and very funny illustrations. Guaranteed to become a firm favourite.”

Parents in Touch

“A witty and warm adventure with all the best of Ross's vivid illustrations and gentle humour. A welcome addition to the Little Princess library.”

Daily Mail

“A lovely read which invites sharing over and over again. (There are) many talking points and details to be picked out by the illustrations.”

Early Years Educator

“Our favourite Royal toddler.”

Cork Evening Echo

“Independence' is difficult territory to explore with humour and it is a tribute to Tony Ross' illustrations and clever text that he not only gets away with it but triumphs!”

Books for Keeps

“Filled with warmth and lively, off-beat humour, parents and children will instantly relate to this tale of wilful self-reliance.”


“This reassuring story will really hit the right note with independent toddlers . . . Guaranteed to become a firm favourite.”

Parents In Touch

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