Matt Phelan is the creator of the graphic novels The Storm in the Barn (winner of a Scott O’Dell Award), Around the World, and Bluffton. His latest graphic novel is the New York Times Bestseller Snow White. Matt has been nominated for five Will Eisner Awards, including Best Writer/Artist and Best Graphic Album (for Bluffton). He is also the illustrator of many books for young readers, including Flora’s Very Windy Day by Jeanne Birdsall, Marilyn’s Monster by Michelle Knudsen, Druthers, and The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron, winner of a Newbery Medal.
In 2014, Matt was awarded the Free Library of Philadelphia/Drexel University Children’s Literature Citation.
Matt lives in Ardmore, Pennsylvania.