After leaving college Jonathan worked as an architect for several years, before pursuing a full-time career in children’s books.
In addition to writing young fiction and picture books, Jonathan has also written and paper-engineered a number of pop-up books, including Pirate Pussycat and Tyrannosaurus Rocks for Simon & Schuster. Other titles include his hugely popular Mole series: Bringing Down the Moon, A Diamond in the Snow, A Secret Worth Sharing (Walker), and The Princess and the Pig (Macmillan).
Jonathan lives in Nottingham with his wife Rachel, and his two children. His hobbies include walking, reading, furniture design and tinkering with his website.