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Author Feature: Jon Klassen

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Canadian writer, animator, and illustrator Jon Klassen’s humorous, simply illustrated picture books have won multiple awards, been translated into more than 20 languages, and sold more one million copies world wide. Our library many of his books, all of them delightfully sarcastic tales that challenge readers to think about what they’re seeing in the pictures and imagine what happens in between the pages of the story.

His most famous book, This is Not My Hat, won the Caldecott and Greenaway Medals, the first book in history to win both. It tells the story of a little fish that has found a hat that fits him perfectly, and his flight from the actual owner of the hat…

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