Jonathan Emmett - Author Picture

Jonathan Emmett - Author

Jonathan was born in Leicestershire in 1965, the son of a rig fitter and a primary school teacher. It was while he was at college, studying architecture, that he first developed his skills as a writer and illustrator, creating detailed illustrations to accompany poems and lyrics that he had written. After leaving college, he worked as an architect for several years, before pursuing a full-time career in children’s books.

In addition to writing picture books such as Bringing Down the Moon, Someone Bigger and Pigs Might Fly, Jonathan also writes and paper-engineers pop-up books.
He lives in Nottingham with his wife Rachel, and his children, Max and Laura. His hobbies include walking, reading, furniture design and tinkering with his website www.scribblestreet.co.uk

Featured Books, with extracts, by Jonathan Emmett

A Spot of Bother
Jonathan Emmett - illustrated by Vanessa Cabban
Poor Pig, he likes to keep himself perfectly clean so when a squashed cherry leaves a bright red spot on his side, he's distraught. His friends try to help but only success in making things worse: goat's been eating beetroot...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/05/2016
Info Extract Buy

Emergency Rescue!
Jonathan Emmett - illustrated by Christyan Fox
A Picture Book for kids that love Vehicles. Children will love joining in with the siren noises as they race to the rescue with Cat and Dog. With bouncy rhyming text, humorous detail and a different colourful, sturdy...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/01/2009
Info Extract Buy

Ruby Flew Too!
Jonathan Emmett - illustrated by Rebecca Harry
A useful book about overcoming anxiety. A warm and reassuring story that encourages children to discover the world at their own pace. Heartbreakingly beautiful, this is a very special book.
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/03/2005
Info Extract Buy

Someone Bigger
Jonathan Emmett
This book is perfect for anyone who’s ever felt that size doesn’t matter. Sam’s dad thinks Sam is too small to fly a kite. When the kite runs away everyone has a try at catching it, e.g. the postman and...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/10/2003
Info Extract Buy

Loading other books by Jonathan Emmett...


Author Info

Author's Website

www.scribblestreet.co.uk/

Did you know

At Lovereading4kids you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Jonathan Emmett and hundreds of other authors.


We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.

Harriet Cunningham
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****