Jon Klassen

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Birthday
29, 1981
Birthplace
Winnipeg, Canada
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
29, 1981 (age 37)
Birthplace
Winnipeg, Canada

About

Author and illustrator behind the award-winning children's books I Want My Hat Back and This Is Not My Hat. Both books were New York Times Best Sellers and have won him awards like the Kate Greenaway Medal.

Before Fame

In 2005, he graduated from Sheridan College with a degree in animation. He first illustrated a children's book in 2010, Cats' Night Out.

Trivia

Prior to beginning his career as an author, he worked as an animator on major films like Kung Fu Panda and Coraline.

Family Life

His wife's name is Moranne Keeler.

Associated With

In 2013, he illustrated the Lemony Snicket book The Dark.