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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

How This Book Was Made

How This Book Was Made

Author: Mac Barnett Illustrator: Adam Rex Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/09/2016

The Terrible Two Get Worse (UK edition)

The Terrible Two Get Worse (UK edition)

Author: Mac Barnett, Jory John Illustrator: Kevin Cornell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2016

Separately, pranksters Miles and Niles were pretty devious. But now that they've teamed up together to form a pranking duo, they are truly Terrible! It's a good thing they have come into their own as friends and pranking partners as their powers will be tested when their favourite goat and nemesis, Principal Barkin, is replaced by his stern, no-nonsense father, Former Principal Barkin, who turns the school into boot camp. Now Miles and and Niles will do just about anything to get their nemesis back, including pranking for Barkin.

Terrible Two Get Worse

Terrible Two Get Worse

Author: Mac Barnett, Jory John Illustrator: 0 Format: eBook Release Date: 12/01/2016

On their own, pranksters Miles and Niles were pretty devious. Now that they've formed a pranking duo, they're terrible! But their powers will be tested when their favorite nemesis, Principal Barkin, is replaced by his stern and cunning father, former Principal Barkin. Now Miles and Niles will do just about anything to get their old antagonist back-including pranking alongside him.From authors and friends Mac Barnett and Jory John comes the second installment in the series that celebrates inventiveness, friendship, and the power of teamwork-for good, or for terrible.

The Terrible Two Get Worse

The Terrible Two Get Worse

Author: Mac Barnett, Jory John Illustrator: Kevin Cornell Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/01/2016

Separately, pranksters Miles and Niles were pretty devious. But now that they've teamed up together to form a pranking duo, they are truly Terrible! It's a good thing they have come into their own as friends and pranking partners as their powers will be tested when their favourite goat and nemesis, Principal Barkin, is replaced by his stern, no-nonsense father, Former Principal Barkin, who turns the school into boot camp. Now Miles and and Niles will do just about anything to get their nemesis back, including pranking for Barkin.

Leo A Ghost Story

Leo A Ghost Story

Author: Mac Barnett Illustrator: Christian Robinson Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/08/2015

You would like being friends with Leo. He likes to draw, he makes delicious snacks, and most people can't even see him. Because Leo is also a ghost. When a new family moves into his home and Leo's efforts to welcome them are misunderstood, Leo decides it is time to leave and see the world. That is how he meets Jane, a kid with a tremendous imagination and an open position for a worthy knight. That is how Leo and Jane become friends. And that is when their adventures begin. This charming tale of friendship-from two of the best young minds in picture books: the author of the Caldecott Honor-winning Extra Yarn and the illustrator of the Bologna Ragazzi Award-winning Josephine-is destined to become a modern classic that will delight readers for years to come.

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