Educators! Meet Matthew Cordell | Bear Island

What:

We're so excited to host an meeting with educators and author/illustrator Matthew Cordell in celebration of his new picture book Bear Island.

  • This event is free to attend, but registration is required. You can register for the event here. Once you register, you will receive an invitation to join the Zoom meeting.
  • NOTE: Because this is a virtual event that will be hosted on Zoom, you will need access a computer or other device that is capable of accessing the internet at a sufficient bandwidth.

Monday, January 25, 2021, 5:00pm Central time

We work hard to bring events to our community for free, because connecting readers with authors is central to our mission. But these programs are not free for us to put on! If you’re interested in attending this event, we hope you’ll consider purchasing a copy of Bear Island from our bookshop. Your support is critical to keeping us here and offering events like this, and we hope to do that for many years to come! 

Blue Willow Bookshop expects all participants to maintain an atmosphere of respect and fairness. Any comments or questions that violate this standard of behavior including any form of harassment, may, at the discretion of the organizers, be immediately removed.

About the Author:

Matthew Cordell is the author and illustrator of Caldecott award winner Wolf in the Snow, Trouble GumAnother Brotherhello! hello!, and Wish. He has illustrated the books of renowned authors including Philip Stead (Special Delivery), Rachel Vail (the Justin Case series), and Gail Carson Levine (Forgive Me, I Meant To Do It). He lives outside of Chicago with his wife, the novelist Julie Halpern, and their two children.

Ordering:

Payment type must be "CreditCard." Shipping will be charged if you want the book shipped to you. If you'd prefer to use our curbside pickup program, we ask that you please collect your book(s) within one month of the event date. After that date, your book will be donated to a Houston-based literacy organization.

International shipping will be $35.00.

Event date: 
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 5:00pm
Event address: 
Bear Island Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250317162
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - January 26th, 2021

Louise and her family are sad over the loss of their beloved dog, Charlie. "Life will not be the same," Louise says, as she visits a little island that Charlie loved.