Extra Yarn

By Mac Barnett. Illus. by Jon Klassen. HarperCollins/Balzer and Bray, $16.99 (9780061953385). K–Gr. 2.


Annabelle, who lives in a black-and-white world, stumbles on a box filled with yarn of every color. The yarn is never ending, allowing Annabelle to knit countless sweaters—and attract the attention of a greedy archduke. A seamless, sparkling collaboration that celebrates imagination and ingenuity. (Top of the List winner—Youth Picture Book.)




Awards Won

Title Year
Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth
Committed to providing a broad selection of outstanding books that mixes popular appeal with literary excellence, the Books for Youth editorial staff has chosen the titles below as best-of-the-year fiction, nonfiction, and picture books.
2012 - Selection(s)