Jonathan Emmett

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.​

About Jonathan

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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