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Mac Barnett

  • 5 stars across 43 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    4th October 2011

    It Happened on a Train

    Steve Brixton is in retirement, and not even grand theft auto can bring him back for one last job. Period, the end, th... More

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    19th September 2013

    The Magic Word

    Catriona must write her name on all her thank you notes before she's allowed to play with her birthday presents. It's go... More

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    2nd June 2016

    Circle

    In an infinity of sky, tiny godwit birds follow ancient, invisible migratory pathways, flying on and on for nine nig... More

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      The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse

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