PICTURE BOOKS
Barnett, Mac

The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse

(1) K-3 Illustrated by Jon Klassen. This latest Barnett/Klassen collaboration, an original pourquoi tale explaining why wolves howl, is a delightfully entertaining mash-up of familiar storytelling tropes combined in a wholly original way. Barnett's language is both funny and rich; Klassen's mixed-media illustrations are concentrated down to their essences, with striking tableaux that seem to capture each moment at the very peak of the action.

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