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Jon Cleave

The creator, author and illustrator of childrens story book character Gully, Jon Cleave, lives in the heart of the lovely old Cornish fishing village of Port Isaac with his wife Caroline and boys Jakes, George and Theo.... oh yes, and hundreds and hundreds of squealing, squawking, screaming seagulls!

Nasty Pasty

Jon Cleave serves up a rich and fruity feast of contemporary Cornwall, every mouthful deliciously suffused with his wickedly bittersweet Cornish twistedness; it’s sure to make you chortle if it doesn’t choke you first…

Find out more about Jon Cleave's first novel Nasty Pasty


Jon is an experienced singer and storyteller who has appeared on TV and radio, and entertained on stage at the Eden Project, Sidmouth Folk Festival and the Royal Albert Hall, as well as appearing regularly at Cornish events. His fun and exciting story sessions will inspire children's imagination and creativity in writing, illustration and song. Please Email or telephone for further details.