Jonathan Meres

Biography

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Jonathan Meres left school at the age of 16 to join the merchant navy and spent the next 7 years sailing around the world. Since then he has worked as an ice cream van driver and in Harrods, got a band together, appeared in a pop video and been a stand up comedian. He’s won a Time Out Award for Comedy and been nominated for The Perrier Award at the The Edinburgh Festival. His bestselling book The World of Norm: May Contain Nuts (the first in The World of Norm series) has won a Scottish Children’s Book Award and was shortlisted for the Red House Children’s Book Award.

Books by Jonathan Meres

Packs featuring Jonathan Meres

  • The World of Norm Pack x 12

    The World of Norm Pack x 12

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Series by Jonathan Meres

The World of Norm

Awards won by Jonathan Meres

Winner of the 2012 Scottish Children’s Book Award (younger readers) for World of Norm: May Contain Nuts.

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Jonathan Meres

  • He won a Time Out magazine award during his time as a stand-up comic.
  • Before becoming a bestselling author Jonathan’s jobs included ice-cream van driver, sailor and actor
  • He’s always wanted to play for Nottingham Forest
  • He also writes the hilarous Koala Calamity books about a family of lazy koalas.
  • His first book was a picture book called Somewhere Out There