November 30, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Matthew Cordell stops by to talk about his latest picture book BEAR ISLAND and to discuss the grief and hope that went into its creation.
September 27, 2019 by Betsy Bird
Tomorrow (Saturday) it will be National Good Neighbor Day. To celebrate, USA Today is revealing the cover of Matthew's May 2020 release Hello, Neighbor! The Kind and Caring World of Mr. Rogers. Pretty spiffy, but why am I bring it up? Because I have something nifty up my sleeves as well. I have interior spreads.
September 20, 2018 by Betsy Bird
Yesterday I produced my Fall Prediction listing of 2019 Caldecott and Newbery contenders. But what if one of those books wins the Caldecott or Newbery Award proper? You know what happens in these cases, don’t you? Either the poor winner is so overwhelmed by the question “What’s Next?” from a populace expecting brilliance that they […]
March 24, 2017 by Betsy Bird
Wolf in the Snow By Matthew Cordell Feiwel and Friends (an imprint of Macmillan) $17.99 ISBN: 978-1250076366 Ages 4-7 On shelves now It’s hard to pinpoint exactly why it is that I love picture books as much as I do. Putting aside the usual reasons (brain growth, increasing a child’s capacity for wonder, parent/child bonding, […]
March 22, 2015 by Betsy Bird
Morning, folks. We’re beginning this Sunday morn with stuff that’s good for the soul. How often have you said to yourself, “I’d love to own some original art from illustrator Matthew Cordell but I’m too busy spending all my cash on children’s literacy foundations”? Well, fear not! Now you can do both. In celebration of […]
January 25, 2012 by Betsy Bird
Forgive Me, I Meant to Do It: False Apology Poems By Gail Carson Levine Illustrated by Matthew Cordell Harper (an imprint of Harper Collins) $15.99 ISBN: 978-0-06-178725-6 Ages 5-10 On shelves March 13th I tend to run my bookgroup for kids between the ages of 9-12 like a gentle dictatorship. I choose the books, the […]
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