Jonathan Emmett was born in Leicestershire in 1965, the son of a factory fitter and a primary school teacher. His books have been translated into over thirty different languages and won several awards including the Red House Children’s Book Award for Pigs Might Fly and the Sheffield Book Award for The Pig’s Knickers.
Jonathan developed his skills as a writer and illustrator while studying and working as an architect in Nottingham, before leaving the profession to become a children’s author in 1995.
In addition to writing picture books such as Bringing Down the Moon, Someone Bigger and The Princess and the Pig, Jonathan also writes and designs pop-up books.
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