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Red and Lulu by
Matt Tavares, Candlewick Press
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The Yarn Podcast, Growing Up Pedro Unravelled



Growing
Up Pedro

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11/2018 If you're looking for prints of my artwork... good news! Archival museum quality giclee prints of some of my illustrations are now available through Society6. They come in multiple sizes and can be ordered framed or unframed.

9/2018
Lighter Than Air was selected by the Society of Illustrators to be included in their exhibit of the best children's books of the year, The Original Art 2018! The exhibit opens on November 8 at the Society of Illustrators in New York City.

4/2018
The National Council for the Social Studies and the Children's Book Council selected Lighter Than Air
for the Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2018 list.
 

12/2017
Red & Lulu finished 2017 in style, with five consecutive weeks on the Indiebound National Bestseller List!  Thanks to independent bookstores across the United States, and thanks to everyone who bought a copy!

12/2017 Nice mention of
Red & Lulu on Betsy Bird's A Fuse #8 Production blog

12/2017
Red & Lulu hit #5 on the Indiebound National Bestseller List for the week of 12/6/17!

11/2017
Red & Lulu made its debut at #10 on the Indiebound National Bestseller List for the week of 11/29/17!

9/2017
Red & Lulu was selected by the Society of Illustrators to be included in their exhibit of the best children's books of the year, The Original Art 2017! The exhibit opens on November 2 at the Society of Illustrators in New York City.


9/2017
Red & Lulu got a starred review in Publishers Weekly!

8/2017
I'll be traveling around quite a bit this fall reading and signing Red & Lulu. Here's where I'll be. Come say hi!

5/2017
Crossing Niagara made the Bank Street Best Children's Books of the Year, 2017 list!


4/2017
Red & Lulu (coming in September) is a Junior Library Guild Selection!

2/2017
Lighter Than Air is a Junior Library Guild Selection!

10/1016
Growing Up Pedro won a Massachusetts Book Award Honor!

9/1016 Growing Up Pedro won an International Latino Book Award!

6/2016 Growing Up Pedro won an Americas Award Honorable Mention!

5/2016 Helen's Big World won the California Young Reader Medal!

4/2016 Growing Up Pedro won the 2015 Lupine Honor! Thank you, Maine librarians!

4/2016
Growing Up Pedro made the 2016-2017 Maine Student Book Award list!

3/2016
Growing Up Pedro and the "Candlewick Biographies" edition of Henry Aaron's Dream both made the Bank Street College Best Children's Books of the Year, 2016 list.

1/2016 Growing Up Pedro was named a 2016 ALA Notable Children's Book!

 1/2016
Growing Up Pedro won a Nerdy Award!

12/2015 All the Wonders named Growing Up Pedro one of the Best Nonfiction Picture Books of 2015!

12/2015 Growing Up Pedro made The Huffington Post's Best Picture Books of 2015 list (Best Biography, Honorable Mention)!

12/2015 The Chicago Public Library named Growing Up Pedro to their Best of the Best Books 2015 list!
 
11/2015
Growing Up Pedro was named a 2016 Orbis Pictus Award Honor Book!

10/2015
Growing Up Pedro was selected by the Society of Illustrators to appear in their exhibit of the best children's books of the year, The Original Art 2015! The exhibit opens on October 29 at the Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators in New York City.

7/2015
Growing Up Pedro made the 2015-16 Alabama Camellia Award list!

6/2015 The Massachusetts Center for the Book selected
Jubilee! as a Must-Read Book of 2015!
 

4/2015
Growing Up Pedro made The Daily Beast's list of The Season's Best Baseball Books!

4/2015 I really enjoyed doing this Q & A about
Growing Up Pedro with Chad Finn, on his Touching All the Bases blog.

3/2015 Just got word that Growing Up Pedro is already going into its second printing! Thank you to everyone who bought a copy.

3/2015
Check out my brand new online store, featuring signed
prints from Growing Up Pedro.

3/2015
Growing Up Pedro featured in Sports Illustrated Kids.
 
2/2015
Growing Up Pedro is now available!

1/2015
Growing Up Pedro is a Junior Library Guild selection!


Growing Up Pedro by
Matt Tavares

Lighter Than Air

Crossing
Niagara

Lady Liberty

Henry Aaron's
Dream, by Matt Tavares

There
GoesTed Williams

The
Gingerbread Pirates

  Helen's Big
World, written by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by
Matt Tavares

Jack's Path of Courage

Jubilee!

Becoming Babe
Ruth, by Matt Tavares

twas

Over the River and
THrough the Wood, illustrated by Matt Tavares

jack

mudball

oliver's game

zack

iron hans

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Illustrations copyright 2000-2017 Matt Tavares. Reproduced by permission of the publishers, Candlewick Press, Inc., Somerville, MA, and Disney-Hyperion, New York, NY