Extra Yarn

by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen

Extra Yarn

Hardcover, 36 pages, Harpercollins Childrens Books, List Price: $16.99 | purchase

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With a supply of yarn that never runs out, Annabelle knits for everyone and everything in town until an evil archduke decides he wants the yarn for himself.

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Extra Yarn reads like a fairy tale: A little girl in a black-and-white world comes across a box of colored yarn that she starts knitting into sweaters and cozies for just about everything — friends, animals, mailboxes. The moral of the story comes when an evil, fashion-loving archduke comes to town and tries to take the box for himself. Jon Klassen's art is full of deadpan humor and, as Booklist's Ann Kelley

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Excerpted from Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen. Copyright 2012 by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen. Excerpted by permission of Balzer + Bray.

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