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Extra Yarn

Written by Mac Barnett & illustrated by Jon Klassen
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Jan 17, 2012
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What's Extra Yarn About

Publisher Summary

From bestselling and award-winning author Mac Barnett and illustrator Jon Klassen comes Extra Yarn, a Caldecott Honor Book, Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winner, and a New York Times bestseller.

A young girl and her box of magical yarn transform a community in this stunning picture book. With spare, gently humorous illustrations and a palette that moves from black-and-white to a range of color, this modern fairy tale has the feel of a new classic.

Fans of Oliver Jeffers and Peter Brown will love this book.

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The Book Snob Mom
Mom of boys. Lover of Harry Potter, Jane Austen and believes one can never own too many children's books!
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Book-loving mommy-to-be! Recently enjoyed The Hobbit, Becoming, and The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel.
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Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
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7.0 / 7.0

I can’t say enough good things about Extra Yarn. The story is fun, simple, and just a little bit magical; the writing is straightforward and concise. The art is lovely, making it a great book to display in a child’s bedroom or give as a baby shower gift. The story manages to be uplifting and inspiring without being overly moralistic or didactic. This is truly one of the best books we own, and one of the few books I can read to my kids over and over again without any of us getting bored.

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Who Wrote Extra Yarn

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Mac Barnett

Mac Barnett is the coauthor of the Terrible Two series and the author of many picture books, which have won multiple Caldecott Honors.

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Who Illustrated Extra Yarn

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Jon Klassen

Jon Klassen is the author-illustrator of I Want My Hat Back, a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book; This Is Not My Hat, winner of the Caldecott Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal; and We Found a Hat. He is also the illustrator of two Caldecott Honor books, Sam and Dave Dig a Hole and Extra Yarn, both written by Mac Barnett. Jon Klassen lives in Los Angeles.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780061953385
Publication Date:
January 17, 2012
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2010015945
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0061953385
Lexile® Level:
AD550L
ATOS® Book Level:
3.2
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
148457
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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