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.

Most Recent Book
King Alice book

"About" from the Macmillan Fall 2018 Catalog

chapter Books

picture Books

fairies · writing · imagination
King Alice
Wolf in the Snow book
caldecott · wordless · snow · wolves · friendship · imagination
Wolf in the Snow
graduation gift worthy · the world · adventure · self-discovery
The Knowing Book
being different · losing · coping with failure · bears · community · belonging · animals
Lost. Found.
elephants · wishes
Another Brother book
new baby · siblings · wishes
Another Brother


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