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Mac Barnett

  • 5 stars across 47 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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    3rd February 2014

    The Three Billy Goats Gruff

    When three billy goat brothers reach the bridge to the meadow, a slobbering troll blocks their path. The brothers are ... More

    (7 reviews)
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    16th 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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    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

    (7 reviews)
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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

    (4 reviews)
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    28th August 2015

    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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    5th November 2020

    A Polar Bear in the Snow

    A majestic polar bear heads out on a mysterious walk in a dazzling, playful collaboration from an exciting pair of p... More

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    1st August 2019

    Mac Undercover (Mac B, Kid Spy #1)

    From the esteemed New York Times bestselling and multi-award-winning author Mac Barnett comes a thrillin... 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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