Matthew Cordell

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Arts
Occupation Illustrator
Location Chicago Suburbs, IL, United States
Introduction I'm a children's book author and illustrator who lives and works in the burbs of Chicago. I dwell in a home with my wife, picture book author and YA novelist, Julie Halpern and our two lovely children. Life is great, man.
Interests Julie and Romy, Drawing, Reading, Television, Movies, Music, Sleep
Favorite Movies It's a Wonderful Life, The Big Lebowski, Rushmore, Vertigo, Star Wars, No Direction Home, Raising Arizona, Rear Window, American Splendor, Little Miss Sunshine, The Aviator, Stranger Than Fiction, Breaking Away, Sideways, Once, Persepolis
Favorite Music Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, The Who, Gershwins, Billie Holiday, Ibrahim Ferrer, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams Sr., Vinicius de Moraes, Toots and the Maytals, David Bowie, Django Reinhardt
Favorite Books Get Well Soon, Maus, Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, Louis Riel (by Chester Brown), Persepolis, Toby and the Snowflakes, Gorky Rises, Fun Home, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Klay, Paul Has a Summer Job, Huckleberry Finn, Martin Pebble, American Splendor, The Book Thief, Chronicles (Vol. 1)