Author & Illustrator

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.

The Great Zapfino
John's Turn
Mac Saves the World
Jack Gets Zapped!
Polar Bear in the Snow
Jack and Santa
The Sound of Danger
Too Many Jacks

Most Popular Mac Barnett Books

    Sam & Dave Dig a Hole
    Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen
    Impossible Crime
    #2 in Series
    Mac Barnett, Mike Lowery
    Mac Undercover
    #1 in Series
    Mac Barnett, Mike Lowery
    Mac Cracks the Code
    #4 in Series
    Mac Barnett, Mike Lowery
    Top Secret Smackdown
    #3 in Series
    Mac Barnett, Mike Lowery
    The Sound of Danger
    #5 in Series
    Mac Barnett, Mike Lowery

Book Stats


All Mac Barnett Books

2022The Great ZapfinoMac BarnettMarla Frazee32
2022John's TurnMac BarnettKate Berube32
2021Mac Saves the WorldMac BarnettMike Lowery176
2021Jack Gets Zapped!Mac BarnettGreg Pizzoli80
2020Polar Bear in the SnowMac BarnettShawn Harris40
2020Jack and SantaMac BarnettGreg Pizzoli80
2020The Sound of DangerMac BarnettMike Lowery176
2020Too Many JacksMac BarnettGreg Pizzoli80
2020Jack at the ZooMac BarnettGreg Pizzoli80
2020Paolo, Emperor of RomeMac BarnettClaire Keane48
2020Jack at BatMac BarnettGreg Pizzoli80
2020Jack Goes WestMac BarnettGreg Pizzoli80
2019Mac Cracks the CodeMac BarnettMike Lowery176
2019The Terrible Two's Last LaughMac Barnett, Jory JohnKevin Cornell224
2019Top Secret SmackdownMac BarnettMike Lowery160
2019Just BecauseMac BarnettIsabelle Arsenault40
2019Jack Blasts OffMac BarnettGreg Pizzoli80
2019Hi, Jack!Mac BarnettGreg Pizzoli80
2019CircleMac BarnettJon Klassen48
2018Impossible CrimeMac BarnettMike Lowery160
2018Mac UndercoverMac BarnettMike Lowery160
2018SquareMac BarnettJon Klassen48
2017I Love You Like a PigMac BarnettGreg Pizzoli40
2017Places to BeMac BarnettRenata Liwska32
2017TriangleMac BarnettJon Klassen48
2017Noisy NightMac BarnettBrian Biggs32
2017The Wolf, the Duck, and the MouseMac BarnettJon Klassen40
2016The Magic WordMac BarnettElise Parsley40
2016How This Book Was MadeMac BarnettAdam Rex48
2016President Taft Is Stuck in the BathMac BarnettChris Van Dusen32
2016Rules of the HouseMac BarnettMatt Myers48
2016The Terrible Two Go WildMac Barnett, Jory JohnKevin Cornell224
2016The Terrible Two Get WorseMac Barnett, Jory JohnKevin Cornell224
2015Leo: A Ghost StoryMac BarnettChristian Robinson52
2015The SkunkMac BarnettPatrick McDonnell40
2015The Terrible TwoMac Barnett, Jory JohnKevin Cornell224
2014Sam & Dave Dig a HoleMac BarnettJon Klassen40
2014TelephoneMac BarnettJen Corace40
2012Chloe and the LionMac BarnettAdam Rex48
2012Extra YarnMac BarnettJon Klassen40
2009Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale ProblemMac BarnettAdam Rex34
1960Count the MonkeysMac BarnettMac BarnettKevin Cornell0


Jon Klassen
Mike Lowery
Claire Keane
Greg Pizzoli
Jory John
Kevin Cornell
Kate Berube
Marla Frazee
Chris Van Dusen
Patrick McDonnell
Adam Rex
Shawn Harris
Brian Biggs
Jen Corace
Renata Liwska
Elise Parsley
Matt Myers
Christian Robinson
Isabelle Arsenault

Book Dedications by Mac Barnett

  • For Nick Villalon
    Paolo, Emperor of Rome
  • For Kate Sherwood
    Count the Monkeys


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