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Mac Barnett

  • 5 stars across 35 books
    Mac Barnett is the author of the Brixton Brother series and several picture books, including Guess Again! and Chloe and the Lion (both illustrated by Adam Rex), and The New York Times bestseller Extra Yarn. He's on the board of directors of 826LA, a non-profit writing centre. Mac lives in California. 
    3rd September 2015

    Sam and Dave Dig a Hole

    With perfect pacing, the multiple award-winning, best-selling team of Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen dig down for a dea... More

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    12th October 2017

    The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse

    They may have been swallowed, but they have no intention of being eaten... A new comedy from the unparalleled team o... More

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    14th March 2017

    Triangle

    Multi-award-winning, bestselling duo Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen conspire again on a slyly funny tale about some ver... More

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    7th March 2019

    Square

    The second installment in the shape trilogy from the dynamic dream-team of Jon Klassen and Mac Barnett. "A ty... More

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    1st January 2003

    Leo: A Ghost Story

    You would like being friends with Leo. He likes to draw, he makes delicious snacks, and most people can't even see him. ... More

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    11th December 2012

    Extra Yarn

    This is an extraordinary new picture book about a little girl who cocoons her cold, grey town in joy and warmth...and br... More

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    20th August 2010

    Just Because

    My big sister Clemmie is my best friend. She can't walk, talk, move around much, cook macaroni, pilot a plane, juggle or... More

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    1st January 2003

    Telephone

    It's time to fly home for dinner! In this witty picture book from award-winning and bestselling author Mac Barnett, a mo... More

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    1st February 2015

    The Terrible Two

    Miles Murphy is not happy to be moving to Yawnee Valley, a sleepy town that's famous for one thing and one thing only: c... More

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    1st January 2015

    Battle Bunny

    Discover what happens when a young imagination armed only with an HB pencil is pitted against its nemesis, an insipi... More

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    • Triangle

      Triangle

      by Ru1984

      Triangle leaves his house and plays a trick on his friend, Square.

      The text is written with some repetition and dialogues. The illustrations are ma...

    • Extra Yarn

      Extra Yarn

      My daughter and I loved this charming book.  Its about a little girl who has a box of yarn and decides to knit herself a jumper but then as she always...

    • Sam and Dave Dig a Hole

      Sam and Dave Dig a Hole

      A very clever book.  Simple in its words, with the pictures doing a great job of creating humour.

      This book, along with other Klassen books, shows...