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Review of Every Dog in the Neighborhood

Every Dog in the Neighborhood by Philip C. Stead; illus. by Matthew CordellPrimary    Porter/Holiday    40 pp.    g6/22    978-0-8234-4427-4    $18.99e-book ed.  978-0-8234-5298-9    $11.99Louis tells his grandma that he wants a dog. When she replies that there are already enough dogs in the neighborhood, Louis goes door to door to get a...
      

Review of Cornbread & Poppy AND Cornbread & Poppy at the Carnival

Cornbread & Poppy by Matthew Cordell; illus. by the author Primary    Little, Brown    80 pp.    g 1/22    978-0-759-55487-0    $15.99 Paper ed.  978-0-759-55486-3    $6.99 e-book ed.  978-0-759-55484-9    $9.99 Cornbread & Poppy at the Carnival by Matthew Cordell; illus. by the author Primary    Little, Brown    80 pp.    g 6/22    978-0-759-55489-4    $15.99 Paper...
      

Review of What Isabella Wanted: Isabella Stewart Gardner Builds a Museum

What Isabella Wanted: Isabella Stewart Gardner Builds a Museum by Candace Fleming; illus. by Matthew Cordell Primary, Intermediate    Porter/Holiday    40 pp.    g 9/21    978-0-8234-4263-8    $18.99 Just across the street from the Horn Book office sits the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, whose story is at least as interesting as its idiosyncratic...
      

Bear Island

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When I was on the 2018 Caldecott committee, we chose Matthew Cordell’s Wolf in the Snow. In preparing for our deliberations, we read and re-read the book. Sounds funny to say that, when there are hardly any words in it, and the ones that are there are sound effects: “bark! bark! bark!” and...
      

Review of Bear Island

Bear Island by Matthew Cordell; illus. by the author Preschool, Primary    Feiwel    48 pp.    g 1/21    978-1-250-31716-2    $18.99 e-book ed.  978-1-250-82193-5    $10.99 As in his Caldecott Medal–winning Wolf in the Snow (rev. 11/16), Cordell begins his story before the title page, a series of wordless images telling of loss and...
      

Review of Hello, Neighbor!: The Kind and Caring World of Mister Rogers

Hello, Neighbor!: The Kind and Caring World of Mister Rogers by Matthew Cordell; illus. by the author Primary    Porter/Holiday    40 pp.    g 5/20    978-0-8234-4618-6    $18.99 This authorized biography of Fred Rogers opens as did his iconic television program, with a stoplight flashing yellow, signaling that it is time to slow...
      

The Caldecott Torch

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Calling Caldecott readers may remember this September post in which Caldecott medalist Sophie Blackall mentioned how she and fellow medalist Matthew Cordell (the two most recent winners) recently brainstormed a new Caldecott tradition. Sophie's fab idea, which she suggested as she chatted with Matt at this year's ALA Annual conference, was...
      

A Conversation with Matthew Cordell

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Matthew Cordell is the author-illustrator of Wolf in the Snow, winner of the 2018 Randolph Caldecott Medal. Julie Danielson interviewed him by email for Calling Caldecott.Calling Caldecott: Hi, Matt! Before we kick off the new Caldecott season in earnest, we thought it'd be fun to have a brief chat (a Matt-chat, if...
      

2018 Caldecott Medal Acceptance by Matthew Cordell

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When I was five years old, I wanted to be a stuntman when I grew up. When I was ten years old, I wanted to be a ninja. When I was fifteen years old, I wanted to be a professional skateboarder. When I was twenty years old, I wanted to...
      

Profile of 2018 Caldecott Medal winner Matthew Cordell

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I always knew Matt would win a Caldecott. Does that sound obnoxious? Let me explain.Matt and I have been married fifteen years this summer. Our relationship began as what I like to refer to as “Hipsters: A Love Story.” Matt had moved to Chicago from South Carolina to work as...
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