Meet the Author/Illustrator Matt Phelan

Join us as we welcome New York Times Best Selling Author & Illustrator Matt Phelan back to the shop! He will be here to help launch his first illustrated novel, Knights vs. Dinosaurs. It is a perfect fit for grades 3 to 6, or beyond. He also had not one, but three picture books out this year - Pignic, Little Robot Alone, and if Wendell had a Walrus.  For families and children ages 3 to 93! 

Matt Phelan is the award-winning creator of the graphic novels Snow WhiteThe Storm in the BarnBluffton, and Around the World, and the picture book Druthers. He is also the illustrator of many books for young readers including Flora’s Very Windy Day by Jeanne Birdsall, Marilyn’s Monster by Michelle Knudsen, Xander’s Panda Party by Linda Sue Park, and The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron, winner of the 2007 Newbery Medal.

He has received the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction (The Storm in the Barn), the Carolyn Field Award (Around the World and Snow White) and the Jefferson Cup (Bluffton). Matt has been nominated for five Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, including best writer/artist and best new graphic album for Bluffton.

In 2014, Matt was awarded the Free Library of Philadelphia/Drexel University Children's Literature Citation.

His most recent books are the picture book Pignic and the middle-grade adventure novel Knights vs. Dinosaurs

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Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Knights vs. Dinosaurs Cover Image
By Matt Phelan, Matt Phelan (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062686237
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greenwillow Books - October 23rd, 2018

Pignic Cover Image
By Matt Phelan, Matt Phelan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062443397
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 6th, 2018

Little Robot Alone Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544442801
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - June 12th, 2018

If Wendell Had a Walrus Cover Image
By Lori Mortensen, Matt Phelan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781627796026
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 17th, 2018

The Storm in the Barn Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780763652906
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Published: Candlewick - September 27th, 2011

Snow White: A Graphic Novel Cover Image
By Matt Phelan, Matt Phelan (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781536200553
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Published: Candlewick - July 10th, 2018

Bluffton: My Summers with Buster Keaton Cover Image
By Matt Phelan, Matt Phelan (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763687069
Availability: Backordered
Published: Candlewick - May 9th, 2017