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Jon Klassen

  • 5 stars across 21 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. ... 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 dea... 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 ... More

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    29th September 2016

    We Found a Hat

    The multiple award-winning and bestselling Jon Klassen presents the final tale in his acclaimed and bestselling hat ... 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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    3rd April 2014

    The Dark

    A universal and empowering story about conquering your fears, from Lemony Snicket and Jon Klassen. Laszlo is af... 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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    15th February 2019

    Square

    (3 reviews)
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    1st February 2010

    The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Book I: The Mysterious Howling

    Of especially naughty children, it is sometimes said: "They must have been raised by wolves." The Incorrigible Children... More

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