Jon Klassen

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Jon Klassen

-I Want My Hat Back (his first book; written and illustrated by Klassen.) Released in 2011.-This is Not My Hat (his second book; written and illustrated by Klassen.) Released in 2012.-Cats' Night Out (written by Caroline Stutson, illustrated by Klassen.) Released in 2010-The Dark (written by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Klassen.) Released in 2013.

-Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on November 29, 1981 but raised Niagra Falls and Toronto, Ontario.-Studied animation in college and graduated in 2005.-Moved to Los Angeles and works as an animator for animated movies.

JonKlassen

Biography

Famous Works

Achievements

-Cats' Night Out won the Governor General's Award in 2010.-This Is Not My Hat won the Caldecott Medal in 2012 and the Greenaway Medal in 2014.

-One of the animators for the movie Kung-Fu Panda released in 2008.-One of the animators for the movie Coraline released in 2009.-Art director of the animated music video I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight by rock band U2.

Fun Facts!

Click above on I Want My Hat Back to be directed toJon Klassen's Twitter and communicate with him!

Jon Klassen's biographical information obtained from:-Harper Collins-WikipediaImages obtained through Google Images search engine.


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