Phelan, Matt

Matt Phelan is the illustrator of many books for young readers, including The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron, winner of the 2007 Newbery Medal. He 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. His latest books include the picture books Pignic and A Kite for Moon (by Jane Yolen and Heidi Stemple) and the novel Knights vs.

3 Fun Facts

1. Can play the ukulele
2. Studied acting in college instead of art.
3. Lives with his family in Pennsylvania.