Hatchling Books was set up by author Jonathan Emmett to publish print-on-demand editions of his picture books that were no longer in print with their original publishers. The first books to be re-published were the Ruby the Ducking series, illustrated by Rebecca Harry, who created the Hatchling Books logo featuring Ruby.

JONATHAN EMMETT worked as an architect, before pursuing a career in children’s books.

As well as writing picture books such as ‘Bringing Down the Moon’, ‘Someone Bigger’ and ‘The Princess and the Pig’, Jonathan also writes and paper-engineers pop-up books. 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’.

You can find out more about Jonathan and his books at his website jonathanemmett.com