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Extra Yarn - Mac Barnett

Extra Yarn

By: Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)

Hardcover

Published: 1st May 2013
For Ages: 4 - 8 years old
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A 2013 Caldecott Honor Book
Winner of the 2012 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Picture Book

Product Description

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!

On a cold, dark day in a dull, grey town, little Annabelle discovers a box of brightly coloured yarn. She knits a cosy jumper to keep herself nice and toasty warm and finds, to her surprise, that she still has yarn left over. So she decides to knit her dog a jumper too but - hang on a second - she STILL has extra yarn!

Annabelle knits and knits and, soon, she's blanketed the entire town in a rainbow of colour, knitting away the dreary iciness that grips it. Her prodigious status spreads far and wide. It doesn't take long for the evil Archduke to set his beady eyes upon Annabelle's magical box of yarn but, little does he know, you have to have a little bit of magic inside your heart for it to work...

About the Author

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!

"There's nothing to say but - perfect." - Lane Smith, New York Times bestselling author of It's a Book.

Jon Klassen

Jon Klassen grew up in Niagara Falls, Canada, and now lives in Los Angeles, California.

He is the Caldecott Award-winning author and illustrator of I Want My Hat Back and This Is Not My Hat, as well as the illustrator of Sam and Dave Dig a Hole and Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett; The Dark by Lemony Snicket; House Held Up by Trees by Ted Kooser; Cats' Night Out by Caroline Stutson; and the first three books in the Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place series.

Visit Jon Klassen's Booktopia Author Page


ISBN: 9781406342314
ISBN-10: 1406342319
Audience: Children
For Ages: 4 - 8 years old
For Grades: PS - 3
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 40
Published: 1st May 2013
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.4 x 26.0  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.41