Wednesday, July 1, 2015

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Jon Klassen


Jon Klassen, an illustrator, designer, writer, and concept artist from Canada, won the American Caldecott Medal and the British Kate Greenaway Medal for children’s book illustration for his 2012 picture book This Is Not My Hat. That and his earlier book, I Want My Hat Back, were New York Times best sellers for more than 40 weeks.



Written and Illustrated By Jon Klassen

I Want My Hat Back
A bear almost gives up his search for his missing hat until he remembers something important.

This Is Not My Hat
A tiny minnow wearing a pale blue bowler hat has a thing or two up his fins in this underwater light-on-dark chase scene.


Illustrated By Jon Klassen

Cat’s Night Out
By Carolyn Stutson
Cats dance the night away out on the town, doing the tango, rumba, twist, fox trot, and more.

The Dark
By Lemony Snicket
Laszlo is afraid of the dark which lives in the same big, creaky house as him, until one night the dark pays him a visit.

Extra Yarn
By Mac Barnett
With a supply of yarn that never runs out, Annabelle knits for everyone and everything in town until an evil archduke decides he wants the yarn for himself.

The Hidden Gallery
By Maryrose Wood
Fifteen-year-old Miss Penelope Lumley, a governess trained at the Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females, takes the three Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place to London, England, and learns they are under a curse.

House Held Up By Trees
By Ted Kooser
Built on a treeless yard by a family who cleared away all the sprouting trees on the property, a house is eventually abandoned and left to deteriorate on a lot that is gradually overrun by wild trees, in a poignant tale of loss, change, and nature's quiet triumph.

The Mysterious Howling
By Maryrose Wood
Fifteen-year-old Miss Penelope Lumley, a recent graduate of the Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females, is hired as governess to three young children who have been raised by wolves and must teach them to behave in a civilized manner quickly, in preparation for a Christmas ball.

Sam & Dave Dig a Hole
By Mac Barnett
Sam and Dave are sure they will discover something exciting if they just keep digging their hole.

The Unseen Guest
By Maryrose Wood Miss Penelope Lumley embarks on an investigation into the mysteries surrounding the Incorrigible children, Lord Ashton, the forests of Ashton Place, and her own past.

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