Matthew Cordell has illustrated many books for children, including Bob, Not Bob! by Liz Garton Scanlon and Audrey Vernick, and The Only Fish in the Sea by Philip C. Stead, as well as several he has written himself, such as the New York Times Notable Picture Book hello! hello! and Wolf in the Snow, which received the Caldecott Medal and a Boston Globe?Horn Book Award honor. He also wrote and illustrated Wish and Dream, the companions to this book. He lives in the suburbs of Chicago with his wife, author Julie Halpern, and their two children. Visit matthewcordell.com to learn more.