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  • Bibliography:
    43 Books - 1 Series
  • First Book:
    April 2000
  • Latest Book:
    March 2022
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Full Series List in Order

Ruby in Her Own Time

1 - This Way, Ruby! (Feb-2007)
2 - Ruby Flew Too! (Dec-2016)
3 - Go for It, Ruby! (Feb-2017)

Book List in Order: 43 titles




  • Fox finds a beautiful new coat, which, though too long, feels as if it were made for her. As she leaves the clothes shop, a loose thread catches in the doorway and by the time she arrives home her coat has completely disappeared....







  • Rhythmic lyrics and lush artwork are the cornerstones of a jungle-themed, progressive story about the fly--and all the animals who follow it--who buzzed through the heart of the jungle. Simultaneous. 14,000 first printing....



  • Meet Ruby -- a little duckling who reaches big milestones in the heartwarming picture book gem.


    Mother Duck and Father Duck are worried about Ruby. As the littlest duckling of the family, she learns to eat and swim long after her four sist...





  • A story about perseverance, sharing and friendship by the author of "Dinosaurs After Dark," and brilliantly illustrated by Nathan Reed. He's made a car for Ralph and a boat for Alice. But when Winston tries to construct something really BIG he realiz...






  • A fast-paced adventure, inspired by the traditional story of "The Three Little Pigs", in which the brave trio attempt to outwit the Big Bad Wolf for the second time, this time by winning the 'Pie in the Sky Air Race'. Each pig builds a plane, out of ...



  • A sweet celebration of the wonders of winter -- and the warmth of good friends -- is enhanced with a sparkly snowy cover.

    One wintry afternoon, Mole finds something smooth and sparkly sticking out of the snow. It must be a diamond! As Mole...





  • An endearing story of love between a father and daughter mouse.

    In this endearing story about a father and his child, Longtail is always so much faster than Littletail. He's also so much cleverer. But that won't be forever, Longtail tells Litt...





  • Scholastic's MOST adorable duckling is back!

    Ruby's brothers and sisters are always racing off in search of adventure. "This way, Ruby!" they call. But Ruby, who is still the littlest, likes to take things slowly, in her own time. She prefers ...



  • Forget everything you know about who's comin' 'round that mountain This pink-pajama-wearing, jelly-jar-juggling, rooftop-dancing cowgirl is sure to charm the spurs off any rancher, and tickle the funny bone of the most ornery varmint.

    This class...



  • The lovable Mole returns in his fourth adventure.
    It's cold and blustery outside, and the best place for Mole to be is underground in his burrow. But it's been a long time since he's seen his friend Rabbit, so he tunnels through the ground to see...



  • "Tender and delicate. . . . A sweet lesson in not getting what you want, yet getting what you need." -- Kirkus Reviews Mole thinks the moon is the most beautiful thing he has ever seen, and he wants to have it for his own. But as his friends Rabbit, ...



  • As the leaves on the trees go from green to red and gold, two curious squirrels embrace the change of seasons!

    When he wakes up one morning to find that his home tree is changing, the little squirrel is scared! Why are all the leaves falling o...






  • Aliens can make great pets, if you pick the right one . . . If you have made the brave decision to own your very own alien, then brace yourself for an experience that is out of this world! This extra-terrestrial guide contains all you need to know ab...



  • There's been a terrible mix-up in the royal nursery. Priscilla the princess has accidentally switched places with Pigmella, the farmer's new piglet. The kindly farmer and his wife believe it's the work of a good witch, while the ill-tempered king and...



  • A thrilling action-packed pirate adventure, including a four-page fold-out cross-section of a pirate submarine When Oscar and Lily find a secret treasure map, they set sail for adventure. But the dastardly Captain Claw wants that treasure...



  • Wanda Wallaby has lost her bounce. Try as she might, she can't find it. She asks all her fellow animals but no one can help. Until, that is, she meets the crocodile - whose advice has a remarkable effect on the innocent wallaby Wanda!...



  • Callum loves to build. And when he is given the most incredible construction kit for his birthday, his imagination runs riot! Callum takes his kit everywhere, and it comes in very handy. But as his constructions get bigger and bigger, the house begin...



  • The wonderfully wintry tale of two adventurous little fox cubs and their first snowfall, from the team behind Ruby in Her Own Time When Mother Fox goes out to look for food she leaves her fox cubs, Alfie and Bonnie, with clear instructions to...



  • Bradley Bartleby is bad. Very bad. To avoid Bradley's wrath, his wealthy parents buy him whatever he wants. All the adults in Bradley's life are running scared - except for Santa Claus, who refuses to give him anything but socks. But Bradley vows ...



  • Pirates meet Monsters!Fearless pirate, Captain Cut-Throat, doesn''t believe in monsters. When he and his dastardly crew set sail for a treasure island, they must first pass through THE MIST and as legend tells it, THERE BE MONSTERS IN THE MIST! But a...



  • Max and Lizzie''s kingdom is being terrorized by a ferocious dragon named Flamethrottle. But if you think they are frightened you had better think again!They have a daring plan to chase that dastardly dragon out of town . . ....








  • A hilarious yet heart-warming story perfect for fun-loving, fearless readers. The Bugulons are the scariest creatures in the entire universe. So when they decide to invade Earth, they reckon it will be easy. But the Bugulons had better watch out, bec...



  • Nine-year-old Robbie Remus has just become Emperor of the Galaxy. But all he really wants to do is play blasterball! He finds all of his official duties very boring indeed. If only there was someone else to do them for him. But then Robbie meets Prof...



  • MEET RUBYShe is the littlest of five ducklings. She is the last to eat and the last to swim. Father Duck worries that Ruby won't catch up. But Mother Duck knows that Ruby will flourish ... in her own time!A warm and reassuring story that encourages c...



  • The Fast and Furry Racers are racing on a hair-raising course, eager to cross the finish line first!

    With its rhyming, rollicking text and exciting ending, The Silver Serpent Cup is the perfect book for children who love vehicles, and it is a...



  • RUBY FINDS A FRIENDRuby is a careful duckling who likes to take things slowly, in her own time. But her new friend Errol is bustling and bold! Together they make the perfect team. Ruby's careful thinking sees them through a maze of reeds, but when fa...



  • Enchanted prince or just a plain old frog? Pucker up, princesses! There's only one way to find out! Fairy tales are just stories -- or so Princess Martha believes. But when her sisters meet a talking frog, they're convinced that giving him the royal ...




  • "Let me win, little pig, LET ME WIN!"The Big Bad Wolf is back and badder than ever! So when the Three Pigs enter the “Pie in the Sky” Air Race, he’s determined to snaffle the prize pies and have the pigs for pudding. Will the Wolf win " or ca...





  • There’s so much to discover in this ingenious book! Read the funny rhyming text, lift the flaps, and learn the letters of the alphabet. And when you’re finished, flip the book and have fun with the play scene on the reverse!

    There’s so m...










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    Explorer Cleopatra Bones has found a treasure map leading to the precious golden chimpanzee statue. Now the race is on to see which fast and furry explorer " in what kind of weird and wacky vehicle " will get there first! Pairs perfectly with The...


Award-Winning Books by Jonathan Emmett

The Princess and the Pig
2013 Red Clover Award -- Picture Book


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Jonathan Emmett has published 43 books.

Jonathan Emmett does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, The Book Family Robinson, was published in March 2022.

The first book by Jonathan Emmett, Ten Little Monsters, was published in April 2000.

Yes. Jonathan Emmett has 1 series.