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Jon Klassen

  • 5 stars across 5 books
    Jon Klassen Biography
    Jon Klassen is a Canadian writer and illustrator of children's books and an animator. He won both the American Caldecott Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal for children's book illustration for his picture book This Is Not My Hawhich he also wrote. He is the first person to win both awards for the same work. This was the second picture book Jon had written and illustrated after I Want My Hat Back

    Jon has illustrated books for other authors including The Dark written by Lemony Snicket, which made the Greenaway Medal shortlist alongside This Is Not My Hat. He's also worked with Mac Barnett to produce picture book Sam and Dave Dig a Hole.
    3rd September 2012

    I Want My Hat Back

    A bear searches for his missing hat in the bestselling, multiple award-winning picture book debut of Jon Klassen. In hi... More

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    11th October 2012

    This Is Not My Hat

    A sneaky fish learns a lesson in crime and punishment in the bestselling, multiple award-winning sequel to I Want My Hat... More

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    11th October 2016

    We Found a Hat

    The multiple award-winning and bestselling Jon Klassen presents the final tale in his acclaimed and bestselling hat tril... More

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    17th January 2012

    Extra Yarn

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    1st November 2018

    I Want My Hat Back

    Jon Klassen for the smallest hands! The very first HAT book in board book form. "The funniest book ever written" Jenny ... More

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