Jon Klassen is the creator of the #1 New York Times bestseller I Want My Hat Back, which was named a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book, an E. B. White Read-Aloud Award winner, a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children’s Book of the Year, and a Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Book of the Year. He is the illustrator of: House Held Up by Trees, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Ted Kooser; Cats' Night Out by Caroline Stutson, which won the Governor General’s Award; Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett; and The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place series by Maryrose Wood. His newest title is This Is Not My Hat, a picture book where visual humor swims to the fore. Jon has worked as an illustrator for feature animated films, music videos, and editorial pieces. His animation projects include design work for DreamWorks Feature Animation as well as LAIKA Studios on their feature film Coraline. Other work includes designs for a BBC spot used in the coverage of the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, which won a 2010 BAFTA award. Originally from Niagara Falls, Ontario, Jon Klassen now lives in Los Angeles, CA.