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Jon Klassen

About Jon Klassen

Jon Klassen is the illustrator of the 2012 Boston Globe-Horn Book Picture Book Award winner Extra Yarn.

Extra Yarn: Illustrator Jon Klassen’s 2012 BGHB Picture Book Award Speech

Illustrators are notoriously good at giving speeches. When they decide to get into illustration, it is secretly because they know how good they are at public speaking, and they can’t wait until the day when they win an award so they can finally show a room full of literary people how great they are at […]