Mac Barnett

Author of Extra Yarn

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Mac Barnett has 7 upcoming events.

Sam and Dave Dig a Hole
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Vancouver, Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 11am
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
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Storytime Sam and Dave dig and dig ... and dig. They are bound to find something spectacular, right? Join us for a reading, a fun-filled activity and treats from our Cafe! (added from Barnes & Noble)… (more)
Mac Barnett and Jory John
Blue Willow Bookshop, Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 5pm
The HILARIOUS Mac Barnett and Jory John will discuss and sign The terrible two, their new book for middle graders. When: Thursday, January 15, 5:00 pm Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079 Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Mac Barnett and Jory John, please purchase The terrible two from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event. About the Authors: Mac Barnett is a New York Times bestselling author of many books for children, including EXTRA YARN, illustrated by Jon Klassen, which won a 2013 Caldecott Honor and the 2012 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Excellence in Picture Books, and BATTLE BUNNY, his New York Times– bestselling picture book written with Jon Scieszka. He also writes the BRIXTON BROTHERS series of mystery novels. Follow @MacBarnett on Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, and his website, macbarnett.com. Jory John is a writer, editor, and journalist. He is the co-author of the bestselling ALL MY FRIENDS ARE DEAD and the newly released GOODNIGHT ALREADY. Follow @JoryJohn on Twitter and Tumblr. About the Book: Miles Murphy had it made. He lived in a great town near the ocean, he had two best friends, and, most importantly, he had a reputation for being his town's best prankster. All of which explains why he's not happy to be moving to Yawnee Valley, a sleepy town that's famous for one thing and one thing only: cows. Worse than that, Miles quickly discovers that Yawnee Valley already has a prankster, and a great one. If Miles is going to take the title from this mystery kid, he is going to have to raise his game. It's prankster against prankster in an epic war of trickery, until the two finally decide to join forces in order to pull off the biggest prank ever seen: a prank so huge it would make the members of the International Order of Disorder (a loose confederacy of pranksters that flourished a couple of centuries ago) proud. Ordering: A limited number of autographed copies of this book will be available for purchase after the event. If you cannot attend the event, and would like a personalized copy of this book, please call us before the event at (281) 497-8675. If you can't attend the event or need a copy shipped to you, you may call the store or add the appropriate book to your cart on our website. Payment type must be "CreditCard." In the order notes, add personalization details. To place an international order, please email orders@bluewillowbookshop.com to obtain shipping details and to have items shipped to you. Staff will respond within 24-48 hours. Attachment Size terribletwo_small.png 39.59 KB

Location: Street: 14532 Memorial Dr City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77079 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mac Barnett & Jory John
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 7pm
Mac Barnett & JORY JOHN So much fun is in store for kids when Mac Barnett & Jory John stop in with their new title, The terrible two. It's prankster against prankster in an epic war of trickery, until the funny foes finally decide to join forces and pull off the biggest prank ever seen. Middle grade readers will love this one!

• This is an in-store event. To receive a number for the signing line purchase a copy book from Anderson's Bookshop. TUESDAY, JANUARY 27 at 7:00 PM Anderson's Bookshop Naperville | 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville

Location: Street: Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Additional: 123 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Larkspur - Kids' Pajama Party with Mac Barnett
Diesel, a bookstore - Brentwood, Friday, January 9, 2015 at 6pm
Diesel, A Bookstore in Larkspur welcomes Mac Barnett to the store as our guest bedtime book author on Friday, January 9th at 6pm.

Pull on your PJs and bring your teddy bear to the bookstore! Author Mac Barnett will be here to read you a bedtime story. Get cozy in front of the fireplace, listen to a story or two, have some milk and cookies, get your books signed, and then head home for bed.

With perfect pacing, the multi-award-winning, New York Times best-selling team of Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen dig down for a deadpan tale full of visual humor. Sam and Dave are on a mission. A mission to find something spectacular. So they dig a hole. And they keep digging. And they find . . . nothing. Yet the day turns out to be pretty spectacular after all. Attentive readers will be rewarded with a rare treasure in this witty story of looking for the extraordinary -- and finding it in a manner you'd never expect.

Mac Barnett is the author of several picture books, including Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale Problem, Guess Again!, and Oh No!: Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World. He also writes the Brixton Brothers series of mysteries. Mac is the founder of the Echo Park Time Travel Mart, a convenience store for time travelers, and serves on the board of 826LA, a nonprofit writing and tutoring center.

Our Kids' Pajama Party Series is held on the first Friday of every month - keep up with store events by liking us on Facebook or joining our email list!

Location: Street: Marin Country Mart, 2419 Larskspur Landing Circle City: Larkspur, Province: California Postal Code: 94939 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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