The Bozeman Public Library is thrilled to announce that Matthew Cordell, winner of the 2018 Caldecott Medal for Wolf in the Snow, will co-headline this year’s Festival. Matthew’s next book, King Alice, will debut in the fall. He is the author and illustrator of Trouble Gum, Another Brother, Wish, and Hello! Hello!, and New York Times Notable picture book. He has illustrated many other books for children.
With equal glee, the CFOB will welcome Tracey Baptiste (pronounced buhTEEST), author of the multi-major-award-winning Middlge-Grade fantasy adventures The Jumbies and Rise of the Jumbies, the contemporary Young-Adult novel Angel’s Grace, and nine non-fiction books for kids in elementary through high school. Look for her official Minecraft novel, The Crash, coming this summer. Tracey is a former elementary school teacher and always liked librarians. Like Matthew, she is a captivating presenter.