Books by Matthew Myers

Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"Sierra's upbeat look at small-scale local farming, fulsomely fertilized by Myers, yields a harvest of good fun. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In this rhymed caper, Old MacDonald has a house—and a high-maintenance lawn that's ripe for change. Read full book review >
BATTLE BUNNY by Jon Scieszka
Released: Oct. 22, 2013

"An enthusiastically taboo, devil-may-care outing for combat fans—and a great writing inspiration to use on old books headed for the bin. (Picture book. 5-10)"
What if a creative, military-obsessed kid took a pencil and went to town on a boring old book? Read full book review >
MUSK OX COUNTS by Erin Cabatingan
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Those kids ready to wrap their heads around musk ox's anarchic approach, though, will likely find their (singular) stomachs sore from laughing. (Picture book. 5-8)"
More crazy hijinks from the irrepressible musk ox and his sidekick control-freak zebra will engender belly laughs in Cabatingan and Myers' highly original sequel to the wild and wacky alphabet book A Is for Musk Ox (2012). Read full book review >
BARTHOLOMEW BIDDLE AND THE VERY BIG WIND by Gary Ross
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"With a seductively Seuss-ean cadence, Ross' verse adventure delightfully dares young and old to seize the day. (Verse fantasy. 6-11)"
Hollywood headliner Ross, who shepherded to the big screen blockbusters such as Big, Seabiscuit, Pleasantville and, most recently, The Hunger Games, here takes flight with his first poetic venture involving a bedsheet, a boy and a whole lot of imagination. Read full book review >
A IS FOR MUSK OX by Erin Cabatingan
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"For audiences already familiar with their alphabet and mature enough to appreciate sophisticated humor, this vibrantly illustrated romp will deliver big laughs. (Picture book. 5-10)"
Myers' hilarious illustrations strengthen debut author Cabatingan's ticklish prose in this not-quite-an-alphabet book. Read full book review >
TYRANNOSAURUS DAD by Liz Rosenberg
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 10, 2011

Who knew the favorite topics of baseball, dinosaurs and father-son relationships could come together in such a winning combination? Read full book review >