Another Brother

Author(s): Matthew Cordell

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Life for Davy was glorious as long as he had his mother and father to himself. But then he got a brother, Petey. When Davy sang, Petey cried. When Davy created a masterpiece, Petey spat up on it. And then he got another brother, Mike! And another, Stu! And another, Gil! Until he had TWELVE LITTLE BROTHERS! And that was only the beginning!


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"Older brothers and sisters will surely relate to Davy's sibling struggles, but even younger sibs will have a baaaaa-ll with this one."--"BCCB" "Cordell emphasizes the humor in the once only child's whiplash of conflicting emotions. Baby brothers may be a pain, but the havoc they create can be painfully funny." "Funny and touching in equal measure, this is a sheepish look at how imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, even when it is super annoying." --"Booklist" "Cordell's (Trouble Gum) goofy line drawings of Davy the sheep and his dozen copycat younger brothers provide an entertaining counterpoint to his poker-faced narrative." --"Publishers Weekly" "This is not just another new-baby book: Cordell's""humorous text and mischievously silly, expressive cartoon art will have readers bleating to read it again and again." --"Kirkus", Starred Review

Matthew Cordell wrote and illustrated "Trouble Gum, " published by Feiwel and Friends. He has also illustrated several picture books, including "Mighty Casey" by James Preller, and the novel "Justin Case: School, Drool, and Other Daily Disasters," by Rachel Vail. He lives outside Chicago with his lovely wife, the author Julie Halpern, their adorable daughter, and their generally well-mannered cat. Visit him online at

General Fields

  • : 9780312643249
  • : St Martin's Press
  • : St Martin's Press
  • : December 2014
  • : 224mm X 273mm X 11mm
  • : January 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Matthew Cordell
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : 36
  • : colour illustrations