Mac Barnett is the author of several award-winning books for
children, including President Taft Is Stuck in the Bath,
illustrated by Chris Van Dusen, and Extra Yarn, illustrated
by Jon Klassen, which won a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award and
a Caldecott Honor. Mac Barnett lives in the USA, in California.
Find Mac online at www.macbarnett.com and on twitter as
Jon Klassen is the author-illustrator of I Want My Hat Back and This Is Not My Hat, the only book to ever win both the Kate Greenaway and Caldecott Medal. He also illustrated Mac Barnett's Extra Yarn and served as an illustrator on the animated feature film Coraline. His illustrations for Caroline Stutson's Cats Night Out won the Governor General's Award in 2010. Originally from Niagara Falls, Canada, Jon now lives in Los Angeles, California. Find Jon online at www.burstofbeaden.com and on Twitter as @burstofbeaden.
Now in paperback, a deadpan tale of celebrating the joys of outdoor
play, with illustrations from 2014 Greenaway winner Klassen. * The
A perfectly paced, deadpan tale full of visual humour from an award-winning team. * The Bookseller Children's Buyer's Guide *
The witty and extraordinary story is so simple yet perfect. It's got all the words it needs and the text works beautifully with the mellow coloured, gorgeous illustrations (with important details!). The typography and layout of the book are well executed too and match the story perfectly. The books is a pleasure on the eyes for adults and children and it's a lovely story for parents to read with their children. * A Mum Reviews *
In simple illustrations, Sam and Dave Dig a Hole gives a host of opportunities for imagining and dreaming. -- Julia Ecceshare * Love Reading 4 Kids *
"[...] brilliant book with lots of layers." * Times Educational Supplement *