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Jonathan Meres - Author

Jonathan Meres was born in Nottingham and spent many years sailing the seven seas as a merchant seaman. He gave it up to be a rock star but ended up being an ice cream van driver and comedian instead. As a comedian he won the Time Out award and in the '90s was nominated for the Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Festival. As a writer he is best known for being the author of over 20 books for children and in particular his bestselling, award-winning series, The World Of Norm, with over 800,000 copies sold in UK. He has also been a World Book Day Author. Jonathan lives in Edinburgh with his wife and children.

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Fame Thing
Jonathan Meres - illustrated by Jake McDonald
Interest Age 8-12 Reading Age 8 | In a nutshell: funny story of football, fandom and fame | George is over the moon when she finds out her favourite footballer Dean Johnson has moved into the massive mansion in her home...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 15/10/2016
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Reader ReviewedGrandpa Was an Astronaut
Jonathan Meres - illustrated by Hannah Coulson
September 2016 Book of the Month | In a Nutshell: Grandparents | Fun | Poignant | Interest Age 5-8 Best known for his hilarious World of Norm books, Jonathan Meres has here written a very different sort of book. Grandpa...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 15/08/2016
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The World of Norm : May Contain Nuts
Jonathan Meres
Shortlisted for The Red House Children's Book Award 2012. The everyday becomes ridiculous in this hilarious story of Norm's life – as seen through his own unusual and somewhat biased eyes! Norm's life seems to have gone badly...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2011
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Phenomenal! The Small Book of Big Words
Jonathan Meres
An entertaining introduction into some big words and what they mean. The approach is refreshing as there is no usual logic to the book, apart from the fact that words are listed alphabetically. Learning the meanings, usage and opposites of...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/07/2011
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