Caldecott Medal winner Jon Klassen and acclaimed children’s author Mac Barnett will collaborate on a book called Sam and Dave Dig a Hole.
Klassen and Barnett first teamed up on a picture book entitled Extra Yarn; it went on to earn a Caldecott Honor in 2013. Candlewick Press has acquired this new project. According to the press release, a publication date has been scheduled for October 14, 2014.
Associate publisher Liz Bicknell negotiated the deal with Writers House literary agent Steven Malk. Bicknell will edit the manuscript. Art director Ann Stott will work on the design.
- Constable & Robinson Publishes 'The Very Hungover Caterpillar'
- Chris Colfer to Work On Multiple New Book Projects
- John August to Script 'Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark'
- New James Patterson Children's Book Inspires Animated Web Series