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National Book Festival

The author of more than 18 books for children, Mac Barnett has written the Brixton Brothers mystery novel series and, in collaboration with Jon Klassen, the Caldecott Honor-winning “Sam and Dave Dig a Hole” and “Extra Yarn.” “Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale Problem” was Barnett’s first picture book. His latest work, “The Terrible Two” (Abrams), was co-written with friend and best-selling author Jory John and tells the story of Miles Murphy and his prankster antics in Yawnee Town. Barnett is also the founder of the Echo Park Time Travel Mart, a convenience store for time travelers.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Mac Barnett