Matthew Cordell has illustrated many books for children including works of poetry, novels, and picture books including The Only Fish in the Sea by Philip C. Stead and the Justin Case series by Rachel Vail. He has written and illustrated several picture books himself including Another Brother, Hello! Hello!, Wish, and Dream. Matthew’s books have been recognized as Best of the Year selections by the New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe, and his first wordless picture book, Wolf in the Snow, was awarded a 2017 Boston Globe-Horn Book honor award and the 2018 Caldecott Medal. Matthew lives in suburban Chicago with his wife, author, Julie Halpern, and their two children.