Photo credit: Carson Ellis.

Jon Klassen

Jon Klassen

3:25pm

Thursday, June 20, 2024

Jon Klassen is an award-winning Canadian creator of children’s books. In 2010, he was awarded the Governor General’s Award for English-language children’s illustration for his debut, Cats’ Night Out, written by Caroline Stutson. He is the author-illustrator of the bestselling trilogy, which includes This Is Not My Hat, the first-ever book to win both the Caldecott Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal. In 2018, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada, recognized for his “transformative contributions to children’s literature as an illustrator and author.” Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Jon Klassen currently lives in Los Angeles, California.

Jon Klassen is an award-winning Canadian creator of children’s books. In 2010, he was awarded the Governor General’s Award for English-language children’s illustration for his debut, Cats’ Night Out, written by Caroline Stutson. He is the author-illustrator of the bestselling trilogy, which includes This Is Not My Hat, the first-ever book to win both the Caldecott Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal. In 2018, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada, recognized for his “transformative contributions to children’s literature as an illustrator and author.” Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Jon Klassen currently lives in Los Angeles, California.

Photo credit: Carson Ellis.

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