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Jon Klassen

  • 5 stars across 26 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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    17th December 2003

    Pax

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    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 deadpan... 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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    1st May 1997

    The Dark

    Jule Ann pounds on the bottom of a cookie jar, and a small dark lump bounces out. The Dark quickly gobbles up every shad... More

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    1st 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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    1st September 2017

    Pax

    The moving story of the extraordinary friendship between a boy and his fox and their epic journey to be reunited. Beau... 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 of Ma... More

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    26th March 2013

    The Dark

    Laszlo is afraid of the dark. The dark lives in the same house as Laszlo but mostly it spends its time in the basement. ... 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 very sn... More

    (2 reviews)
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    • I Want My Hat Back

      I Want My Hat Back

      by LA12

      A bear wants his hat back. He politely asks each of the animals that he comes across if they have seen it, but each animal says no. Eventually the bea...

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      I loved reading Pax because the bond between the boy and the fox is very strong and the story makes you want to find out what will happen next. I woul...

    • This Is Not My Hat

      This Is Not My Hat

      This is by far one of my children’s favourites. All the “hat” books by Jon Klassen are pure genius but this undoubtedly captures their imagination.
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