Author & Illustrator

Matthew Cordell


Matthew Cordell is author and illustrator of Wolf in the Snow, winner of the Caldecott Medal, Trouble Gum, Another Brother, hello! hello!, and Wish. He has illustrated the books of renowned authors including Philip Stead (Special Delivery), Rachel Vail (the Justin Case series), and Gail Carson Levine (Forgive Me, I Meant To Do It). He lives outside of Chicago with his wife, the novelist Julie Halpern, and their two children.

Follow That Frog
Bear Island
Hello, Neighbor!: The Kind and Caring World of Mister Rogers
Baby Clown
King Alice
Rock ’n’ Roll Soul
If the S in Moose Comes Loose
The Only Fish in the Sea
Bob, Not Bob!
Wolf in the Snow
The Knowing Book
Lost. Found.

Most Popular Matthew Cordell Books

    Wolf in the Snow
    Matthew Cordell
    Matthew Cordell
    The Knowing Book
    Rebecca Kai Dotlich, Matthew Cordell
    Hello, Neighbor!: The Kind and Caring World of Mister Rogers
    Matthew Cordell
    If the S in Moose Comes Loose
    Matthew Cordell
    Bob, Not Bob!
    Audrey Vernick, Liz Garton Scanlon, Matthew Cordell

Book Stats


All Matthew Cordell Books

2021Follow That FrogPhilip C. SteadMatthew Cordell32
2021Bear IslandMatthew Cordell48
2020Hello, Neighbor!: The Kind and Caring World of Mister RogersMatthew Cordell40
2020Baby ClownKara LaReauMatthew Cordell32
2018King AliceMatthew CordellMatthew Cordell40
2018Rock ’n’ Roll SoulSusan VerdeMatthew Cordell32
2018If the S in Moose Comes LooseMatthew Cordell48
2017The Only Fish in the SeaPhilip C. SteadMatthew Cordell40
2017Bob, Not Bob!Audrey Vernick, Liz Garton ScanlonMatthew Cordell40
2017Wolf in the SnowMatthew CordellMatthew Cordell48
2016The Knowing BookRebecca Kai DotlichMatthew Cordell32
2015Lost. Found.Marsha Diane ArnoldMatthew Cordell32
2015Justin Case: Rules, Tools, and Maybe a BullyRachel VailMatthew Cordell240
2015Special DeliveryPhilip C. SteadPhilip C. SteadMatthew Cordell40
2015WishMatthew CordellMatthew Cordell48
2013Justin Case: Shells, Smells, and the Horrible Flip-Flops of DoomRachel VailMatthew Cordell208
2012Another BrotherMatthew CordellMatthew Cordell36
2011Justin Case: School, Drool, and Other Daily DisastersRachel VailMatthew Cordell245
2011Like Pickle Juice on a CookieJulie SternbergMatthew Cordell122


Rebecca Kai Dotlich
Audrey Vernick
Liz Garton Scanlon
Rachel Vail
Julie Sternberg
Philip C. Stead
Susan Verde
Marsha Diane Arnold
Kara LaReau