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Jonathan Emmett - Author

About the Author

Jonathan Emmett has written over 60 books for children including Bringing Down the Moon, Someone Bigger and The Princess and the Pig. He developed his skills as a writer and illustrator while studying and working as an architect but left architecture to become a children’s author in 1995. His work has been translated into over 30 different languages and has won several awards both in the UK and abroad including the Red House Children’s Book Award for Pigs Might Fly and the STEAM Children’s Book Prize for How the Borks Became: An Adventure in Evolution. You can find out more about Jonathan and his books at his web site jonathanemmett.com

Featured books by Jonathan Emmett

Other books by Jonathan Emmett

Christmas Street

Christmas Street

Author: Jonathan Emmett Illustrator: Ingela P Arrhenius Format: Board book Release Date: 07/10/2021

This spectacular lift-the-flap Christmas alphabet story is a book, a fold-out play-scene, and a beautiful festive frieze to decorate your room! Everyone is busy on Christmas Street! Who is baking gingerbread? Who is wrapping presents? And who's that coming down the chimney? Find out in this perfect Christmas gift book, the follow-up to Alphabet Street. With bright, cheerful artwork from Ingela P Arrhenius, illustrator of the bestselling Felt Flaps and Peekaboo series, and a clever rhyming text from Jonathan Emmett. Read the rhyming story, lift the festive flaps, learn the letters of the alphabet and seasonal words and then, when you're finished, flip the book and have fun with the giant snowy concertina play-scene on the reverse! With two big sturdy flaps on every spread, this is a charming Christmas alphabet book that little ones will return to again and again.

The Plesiosaur's Neck

The Plesiosaur's Neck

Author: Jonathan Emmett, Dr Adam S. Smith Illustrator: Adam Larkum Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

There's one thing about her that's hard to ignore, THAT RIDICULOUS NECK! What on Earth was it for? Poppy the plesiosaur had a preposterously long neck - but what was it for? Did she use it to pluck off pesky parasites, to zap predators with electricity or to ambush unlucky fish? From the brilliant minds of world-renowned plesiosaur expert Dr Adam S. Smith, award-winning author Jonathan Emmett and illustrator Adam Larkum.

A Present for Rosy

A Present for Rosy

Author: Jonathan Emmett Illustrator: Polly Noakes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

A beautiful and heart-warming tale about the importance of friendship. Rosy and Rory are the unlikeliest of friends. They are as different as the sun and the rain. Rosy is a dainty, delicate little bird and Rory is a big, burly bear. They both love to explore together and between them they always find the most wonderful things. One day, Rosy doesn't feel like leaving her nest and Rory can't understand why. They stop exploring together but Rory never stops looking for wonderful things to share with his friend ... until he finds the perfect thing. A sensitive and timely book about the importance of friendship.

Ruby Flew Too!

Ruby Flew Too!

Author: Jonathan Emmett Illustrator: Rebecca Harry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/07/2020

A Present for Rosy

A Present for Rosy

Author: Jonathan Emmett Illustrator: Polly Noakes Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/06/2020

A beautiful and heart-warming tale about the importance of friendship. Rosy and Rory are the unlikeliest of friends. They are as different as the sun and the rain. Rosy is a dainty, delicate little bird and Rory is a big, burly bear. They both love to explore together and between them they always find the most wonderful things. One day, Rosy doesn't feel like leaving her nest and Rory can't understand why. They stop exploring together but Rory never stops looking for wonderful things to share with his friend ... until he finds the perfect thing. A sensitive and timely book about the importance of friendship.

How the Borks Became An Adventure in Evolution

How the Borks Became An Adventure in Evolution

Author: Jonathan Emmett, Elys Dolan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/09/2019

Borks live on a planet quite like our own Earth. They have shaggy yellow fur and long thin necks. But once they had short blue fur and almost no necks at all. How could this happen? Well, it didn't come about all at once ... Jonathan Emmett tells a delightful story in verse about the Borks and all the things that happened to make them gradually look quite different, while still remaining Borks. And by the end of the story, the reader will have a very good notion of how Evolution by natural selection works.

Alphabet Street

Alphabet Street

Author: Jonathan Emmett Illustrator: Ingela P Arrhenius Format: Board book Release Date: 04/10/2018

There's so much to discover in this ingenious little book! Read the story, lift the flaps, enjoy the funny rhyming text, learn the letters of the alphabet and, then, when you're finished, flip the book and have fun with the playscene on the reverse!

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