Books by Matt Myers

PROJECT FLUFFY by Kara LaReau
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 16, 2018

"The Ratso brothers' third outing is good, anthropomorphic fun. (Animal fantasy. 5-9)"
It's Poetry Month—time for the First Annual Peter Rabbit Elementary School Poetry Contest! Read full book review >
A DOG NAMED DOUG by Karma Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 26, 2018

"The combination of a perky, naughty dog and lots of dirt and mud will appeal to kids who like a story of an adventurous pooch. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A large, golden-brown dog named Doug spends all his time and energy digging huge holes and extensive tunnels, with some surprising results. Read full book review >
TINY AND THE BIG DIG by Sherri Duskey Rinker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 30, 2018

"Tiny tries hard, but his tale isn't one to be treasured. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Tiny is a small but determined dog who digs for hidden treasures with encouragement from his owner and despite discouragement from other critters. Read full book review >
THE INFAMOUS RATSOS ARE NOT AFRAID by Kara LaReau
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"Charming. (Animal fantasy. 5-8)"
Following The Infamous Ratsos (2016), Louie and Ralphie Ratso deal with different types of fear while starting a carnival-style arcade. Read full book review >
BB-8 ON THE RUN by Drew Daywalt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"Young Padawans will be over Endor to get a bit of background on the endearing BB-8, but the story's unlikely to reach beyond that admittedly huge audience. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Everyone's favorite Force Awakens droid gets his own picture-book prequel, and he does a slew of good deeds. Read full book review >
THE INFAMOUS RATSOS by Kara LaReau
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"A nicely inventive little morality 'tail' for newly independent readers. (Fiction. 5-8)"
Two little rats decide to show the world how tough they are, with unpredictable results. Read full book review >
PIRATE'S PERFECT PET by Beth Ferry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"As Capt. Crave says, 'Shiver me Shih Tzus!' There's some fun here. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A petless pirate goes on a mission to secure an ideal companion. Read full book review >
RULES OF THE HOUSE by Mac Barnett
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2016

"Readers will (probably) agree that even the most irritating siblings don't deserve to be cooked and eaten. As a rule. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Rules are meant to be followed, but when monsters threaten to eat your sister, a little transgression might be in order. Read full book review >
COCK-A-DOODLE-DOO-BOP! by Michael Ian Black
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A fine addition to the cock-a-doodle canon. (Picture book. 3-7)"
"Cock-a-doodle-doo" is so last century, man! Read full book review >
SCARECROW MAGIC by Ed Masessa
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 2015

"Share with kids who like their spooky stories more silly than scary. (Picture book. 3-6)"
What happens to a scarecrow under the glow of a full moon? He leads a night of fun and frolic with other nocturnal creepy creatures. Read full book review >
WHAT JAMES SAID by Liz Rosenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 9, 2015

"Perfectly in tune with the charged emotions involved in navigating friendship and trust. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A young girl can't help but be angry when she learns her best friend is talking about her behind her back. Read full book review >