Extra Yarn by Mac BarnettExtra Yarn by Mac Barnett

Extra Yarn

byMac Barnett

Hardcover | January 17, 2012

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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.

Mac Barnett is the author of several picture books, includingBilly Twitters and His Blue Whale Problem,Guess Again!, andOh No!: Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World. He also writes the Brixton Brothers series of mysteries. Mac is the founder of the Echo Park Time Travel Mart, a convenience store for time travelers, and serves ...
Title:Extra YarnFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 8.5 × 10 × 0.25 inPublished:January 17, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061953385

ISBN - 13:9780061953385

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Use of Colour! The use of colour in this book is especially beautiful. The story also reinforces an important message about the value of sharing.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A family favourite in our house! Gorgeous illustrations and the perfect length for a bedtime read.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Picture books don't get any better than this! The illustrations are unique and perfectly suited to the story. Barnett and Klassen are magical.
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Editorial Reviews

“Reading like a droll fairy tale, this Barnett-Klassen collaboration is both seamless and magical. The spare, elegant text and art are also infused with plenty of deadpan humor. Quirky and wonderful, this story quietly celebrates a child’s ingenuity and her ability to change the world around her.”