Matt Phelan is the author/illustrator of four graphic novels: the Scott O’Dell Award-winning The Storm in the Barn, Around the World, Bluffton, and the New York Times bestseller Snow White. He is also the author/illustrator of the picture books Druthers and Pignic, and the chapter book Knights VS. Dinosaurs and its sequels.Matt has illustrated 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.
Matt 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). He 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.
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