Another Brother by 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!

 

About Matthew Cordell

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Author Bio: Matthew Cordell's (www.matthewcordell.com/) earliest memory is drawing George Washington on horseback, an illustration that managed to impress his brother's first grade teacher. Ever since then he has pursued his artistic passions, which eventually led him to travel to Chicago, where he met his wife, discovered his love for Children's books and started getting published. He has illustrated many picture books including, Toby and the Snowflakes, and Righty and Lefty. His first authored work is Trouble Gum, which he illustrated himself. He currently resides in the suburbs of Chicago with his wife, Julie Halpern, and daughter.  
 
Published January 31, 2012 by Feiwel & Friends. 36 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Davy, a little sheep, has trouble adjusting to the arrival of not one but 12 baby brothers in this humorous twist on the tried and true new sibling theme.

Oct 26 2011 | Read Full Review of Another Brother

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The brothers eventually lose interest, and Davy gets lonely—but only until an even smaller copycat arrives: “When he banged his elbow in the bathroom, Davy yelled, ‘honkin’ plunger!’ From the next room came a little voice, ‘honkin’ plunger!’ ” Cordell’s sympathy lies entirely ...

Nov 07 2011 | Read Full Review of Another Brother

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Counting sheep takes on comical new meaning in Matthew Cordell’s over-the-top thematic twist on the arrival of not one but a dozen new siblings to young Davy’s family of sheep, qualifying this author/illustrator’s latest title, Another Brother, as a candidate for understatement of the year.

Feb 02 2012 | Read Full Review of Another Brother

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