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Matt Goodfellow - Author

Books by Matt Goodfellow

Shu Lin's Grandpa

Shu Lin's Grandpa

Author: Matt Goodfellow Illustrator: Yu Rong Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/04/2021

Shu Lin has just started at a new school. She stands alone in the playground and at lunchtime she eats by herself from little boxes of brightly coloured food. What's up with her? says Barney. But when Shu Lin's grandpa comes to school and shows the class his amazing Chinese paintings, everything changes.... With a stunning double-gatefold spread revealing a beautiful Chinese picture, this uplifting story shows the transformative power of art and imagination in developing cultural understanding and empathy.

Bright Bursts of Colour

Bright Bursts of Colour

Author: Matt Goodfellow Illustrator: Aleksei Bitskoff Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

'Matt Goodfellow is a fresh voice on the children's poetry scene.' (Pie Corbett) What if cats had flavoured fur or if you swallowed the sun? What if you were a special kind of badger or if you found a map to the stars? And what if your home was split during the week: one half at Mum's, the other half at Dad's? Packed with brilliant poems that explore a whole range of themes from the downright silly to the sensitive, this collection will delight, enthuse and resonate with children and adults alike! Book Band: Brown Ideal for ages 7+

Chicken on the Roof

Chicken on the Roof

Author: Matt Goodfellow Illustrator: Hannah Asen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2018

there's a chicken there's a chicken there's a chicken on the roof The only way she's coming down is chicken parachute! Dance through deserts and crawl through caves. Discover a sorcerer's wand or a slice of lunar lemon. Hide in the fur of an African goat, check for rain snakes and gobbling goblins - and look out for a chicken on the roof! This is a spellbinding collection from a poet whose high-energy performances delight children across the UK.