Phelan, Matt 1970–

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Phelan, Matt 1970–

Personal

Born 1970, in PA. Education: Temple University, degree (film and theatre).

Addresses

Agent—Rebecca Sherman, Writers House, 21 W. 26th St., New York, NY 10010. E-mail[email protected]

Career

Children's book illustrator, beginning 2004. Worked various other jobs.

Illustrator

Betty G. Birney, The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs, Atheneum Books for Young Readers (New York, NY), 2005.

Jacqui Robbins, The New Girl and Me, Atheneum Books for Young Readers (New York, NY), 2006.

Liz Wu, Rosa Farm: A Barnyard Tale, Alfred A. Knopf (New York, NY), 2006.

Susan Patron, The Higher Power of Lucky, Atheneum Books for Young Readers (New York, NY), 2006.

Lorijo Metz, Floridius Bloom and the Planet of Gloom, Dial Books for Young Readers (New York, NY), 2007.

Sonia Manzano, A Box Full of Kittens, Atheneum Books for Young Readers (New York, NY), 2007.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

Booklist, September 1, 2005, Cindy Dobrez, review of The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs, p. 130.

Publishers Weekly, August 8, 2005, review of The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs, p. 234.

School Library Journal, August, 2005, Connie Tyrell Burns, review of The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs, p. 121.

ONLINE

Matt Phelan Home Page, http://www.mattphelan.com (June 6, 2006).