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Matt Forrest Esenwine

http://www.MattForrest.com

Biography

As a Vermont and New Hampshire radio broadcaster, Matt Forrest Esenwine spent a good part of his time writing and producing commercials and comedy bits. He also wrote poetry, which was published in various national journals and anthologies including the Donald Hall tribute, “Except for Love” (Encircle, 2019). Little did Matt know all this short-form writing would lead to his debut picture book, “Flashlight Night” (Boyds Mills & Kane, 2017), which received numerous positive reviews including a Kirkus star, and was selected by the New York Public Library as one of the Best Books for Kids 2017. Other picture books include “Don’t Ask a Dinosaur” (POW! Kids, 2018), co-authored with Deborah Bruss, “Once Upon Another Time” (Beaming Books, 2021), co-authored with Charles Ghigna, and others. Meanwhile, his children’s poetry can be found in anthologies like “The National Geographic Book of Nature Poetry” (National Geographic Children’s Books, 2015), “Construction People” (Wordsong, 2019) and ‘Highlights for Children’ magazine. Feel free to connect with Matt at www.MattForrest.com.

Once Upon Another Time
Elliot the Heart-Shaped Frog
Friends and Anemones: Ocean Poems for Children
Night Wishes
Construction People
Don't Ask a Dinosaur
School People
Flashlight Night
Once Upon Another Time
Elliot the Heart-Shaped Frog
Friends and Anemones: Ocean Poems for Children

Books by Matt Forrest Esenwine

    picture • 40 Pages
    Once Upon Another Time
    Matt Forrest Esenwine, Charles Ghigna, Andres F Landazabal
    picture • 32 Pages
    Flashlight Night
    Fred Koehler, Matt Forrest Esenwine
    picture • 32 Pages
    Construction People
    Matt Forrest Esenwine, Ellen Shi, Lee Bennett Hopkins
    board • 20 Pages
    Elliot the Heart-Shaped Frog
    Kidsbooks, Matt Forrest Esenwine
    picture • 32 Pages
    School People
    Matt Forrest Esenwine, Lee Bennett Hopkins, Ellen Shi
    picture • 72 Pages
    Friends and Anemones: Ocean Poems for Children
    Matt Forrest Esenwine, Kristen Wixted

Book Stats

8
Authored
0
Illustrated
10
Collaborators

All Matt Forrest Esenwine Books

Hardcover
$18.99$17.66
board • 20 Pages
Elliot the Heart-Shaped Frog
Board book
$8.99$8.36
picture • 72 Pages
Friends and Anemones: Ocean Poems for Children
Hardcover
$27.00$25.11
picture • 40 Pages
Night Wishes
Hardcover
$18.99$17.66
picture • 32 Pages
Construction People
Hardcover
$17.99$16.73
picture • 32 Pages
Don't Ask a Dinosaur
Hardcover
$17.99$16.73
picture • 32 Pages
School People
Hardcover
$17.95$16.69
picture • 32 Pages
Flashlight Night
5.5
Hardcover
$16.95$15.76

Collaborators

Charles Ghigna
Andres F Landazabal
Fred Koehler
Ellen Shi
Lee Bennett Hopkins
Kidsbooks
Kristen Wixted
Deborah Bruss
Louie Chin
Jen Corace

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