This Is Not My Hat (Candlewick Press)
Jon Klassen, author of I Want My Hat Back, one of last year's most beloved children's books, launches his brand-new picture book, This Is Not My Hat, here at Skylight! Light refreshments will be served, courtesy of the publisher.
Praise for I Want My Hat Back:"I Want My Hat Back is a marvelous book in the true dictionary sense of 'marvel' it is a wonderful and astonishing thing, the kind of book that makes child laugh and adult chuckle, and both smile in appreciation. A charmingly wicked little book." --The New York Times
"Indubitably hip, this will find plenty of admirers." --Kirkus Reviews
Jon Klassen is the creator is the #1 New York Times bestseller I Want My Hat Back, which was named a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor book, a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year, a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book of the Year, and most recently wond the E.B. White Read-Aloud Book Award. He is the illustrator of House Held Up by Trees, a piture book written by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Ted Kooser (published by Candlewick Press), as well as Cats' Night Out by Caroline Stutson, which won the Governor General's Award; Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett; and the Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place series by Maryrose Wood.
Klassen has worked as an illustrator for feature animated films, music videos, and editorial pieces. His animation projects include design work for DreamWorks Feature Animation as well as LAIKA Studios on their feature film Coraline. Other work includes lead designs for a BBC spot used in the coverage of the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, which won a 2010 BAFTA award. Originally from Niagra Falls, Ontario, Jon Klassen now lives in Los Angeles.
Photo of the author by Autumn Le’ Brannon.