Jonathan Emmett (born 10 December 1965) is a British children’s author and pop-up book designer. He is best known for his picture books including Bringing Down the Moon, Someone Bigger and The Princess and the Pig. His books have won several awards including the Red House Children’s Book Award for Pigs Might Fly and the Sheffield Children’s Book Award for The Pig’s Knickers.
Emmett has also written and paper-engineered several pop-up books including, Emergency Rescue and Tyrannosaurus Rocks.
Jonathan Emmett was born in Leicestershire in 1965. Best known as a picture book author, his writing is inspired and influenced by the picture books he read as a child including Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak and The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss. Emmett developed his writing and illustration skills while at the University of Notting…Read more on Wikipedia