Library of Congress

National Book Festival

At the 2018 National Book Festival


  • Children's Purple Stage
    Saturday, September 1
    9:30 am - 9:55 am

Book Signing

  • Saturday, September 1
    10:30 am - 11:30 am

Matthew Cordell is the 2018 Caldecott award-winning author of “Wolf in the Snow” (Feiwel & Friends) “Trouble Gum,” “Another Brother,” “hello! hello!” and “Wish.” He has illustrated the books of such renowned as 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. His next book, “King Alice,” comes out later this month.

Matthew Cordell