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Mac Barnett - Author

About the Author

Mac Barnett is the author of several award-winning books for children, including President Taft Is Stuck in the Bath, illustrated by Chris Van Dusen, and Extra Yarn, illustrated by Jon Klassen, which won a Boston Globe–Horn Book Award and a Caldecott Honor. Mac Barnett lives in California, USA. 

Featured books by Mac Barnett

Extra Yarn

Extra Yarn

5+ readers

Author: Mac Barnett Illustrator: Jon Klassen Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/12/2012

This is an extraordinary new picture book about a little girl who cocoons her cold, grey town in joy and warmth...and brightly coloured yarn!  It's the perfect marriage of a beautiful, timeless story and stunning illustrations from a dream duo, Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen. Rising star Jon Klassen's debut picture book, I Want My Hat Back , was listed as one of the New York Times ' Best Illustrated Books of 2011. Keep your eyes peeled for a very familiar-looking bear in Extra Yarn!  

Other books by Mac Barnett

The Terrible Two Go Wild

The Terrible Two Go Wild

Author: Mac Barnett, Jory John Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2018

Everyone's favorite pranksters are at it again! School's out, and Miles and Niles are running wild in the woods outside town: climbing trees, exploring caves, and, yes, pranking. But these leafy, lazy days of mischief darken when bully Josh Barkin and his cadets from a nearby kids' boot camp discover the merrymakers-and vow to destroy them. Are our heroes' sharp minds any match for these hooligans' hard fists? The third installment of the witty, on-target illustrated series is another fast paced, laugh-out-loud novel (School Library Journal on The Terrible Two) that proves once again that, in the hands of the powerless, pranks can be tools of justice-plus, they're funny.

Terrible Two Go Wild

Terrible Two Go Wild

Author: Mac Barnett, Jory John Illustrator: 0 Format: eBook Release Date: 09/01/2018

Everyone's favorite pranksters are at it again!School's out, and Miles and Niles are running wild in the woods outside town: climbing trees, exploring caves, and, yes, pranking. But these leafy, lazy days of mischief darken when bully Josh Barkin and his cadets from a nearby kids' boot camp discover the merrymakers-and vow to destroy them. Are our heroes' sharp minds any match for these hooligans' hard fists?The latest installment in the witty, on-target series proves once again that, in the hands of the powerless, pranks can be tools of justice-plus, they're funny.

Terrible Two Go Wild (UK edition)

Terrible Two Go Wild (UK edition)

Author: Mac Barnett, Jory John Illustrator: Kevin Cornell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2018

Everyone's favorite pranksters are at it again! School's out, and Miles and Niles are running wild in the woods outside town: climbing trees, exploring caves, and, yes, pranking. But these leafy, lazy days of mischief darken when bully Josh Barkin and his cadets from a nearby kids' boot camp discover the merrymakers-and vow to destroy them. Are our heroes' sharp minds any match for these hooligans' hard fists? The latest installment of the witty, on-target illustrated series is another fast paced, laugh-out-loud novel (School Library Journal) that proves once again that, in the hands of the powerless, pranks can be tools of justice-plus, they're funny.

Terrible Two Go Wild

Terrible Two Go Wild

Author: Mac Barnett, Jory John Illustrator: Kevin Cornell Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/01/2018

Everyone's favorite pranksters are at it again! School's out, and Miles and Niles are running wild in the woods outside town: climbing trees, exploring caves, and, yes, pranking. But these leafy, lazy days of mischief darken when bully Josh Barkin and his cadets from a nearby kids' boot camp discover the merrymakers-and vow to destroy them. Are our heroes' sharp minds any match for these hooligans' hard fists? The latest installment of the witty, on-target illustrated series is another fast paced, laugh-out-loud novel (School Library Journal) that proves once again that, in the hands of the powerless, pranks can be tools of justice-plus, they're funny.

I Love You Like a Pig

I Love You Like a Pig

Author: Mac Barnett Illustrator: Greg Pizzoli Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/11/2017

From the acclaimed bestselling author of Extra Yarn and Sam and Dave Dig a Hole, Mac Barnett, and award-winning illustrator Greg Pizzoli comes a new classic picture book that celebrates the tender and silly moments of our lives. I like you like a tree. You're funny like a fossil. I love you like a pig. Oink! Oink! Oink! The whimsical pairing of the text and art make for interactive read-aloud fun with little ones.

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