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Extra Yarn (Hardcover)

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By Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
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Annabelle fills her black & white town with color and good will from her neverending box of yarn - until a greedy archduke tries to steal it and put a curse on her. "It turns out" Barnett & Klassen have created a delightful new fairy tale about the power and magic of sharing one's gifts.

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Winter 2012 Kids' Next List


“The town where Annabelle lives is a very boring place; a dull grey city where nobody wears anything colorful at all. One day Annabelle finds a box full of yarn, so she knits herself a sweater. But she finds that she has extra yarn left over. Soon, she is knitting sweaters for everyone and everything (even a pickup truck!) and her town is becoming brighter by the stitch. Somehow, she always has extra yarn!”
— Maryam Yachnes, Hooray for Books!, Alexandria, VA

Description


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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061953385
ISBN-10: 0061953385
Publisher: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Publication Date: January 17th, 2012
Pages: 40
Language: English