My Books

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The Dinosaur Disaster coverMad Scientist Academy: The Dinosaur Disaster

Written and illustrated by Matthew McElligott
2015, Crown Books for Young Readers
ISBN Hardcover: 0553523740
Recommended ages: 4 to 8

Even Aliens Need SnacksEven Aliens Need Snacks

Written and illustrated by Matthew McElligott
2012, Walker and Co.
ISBN Hardcover: 0802723985
ISBN Paperback: 0802736521
Recommended ages: 4 to 8

Even Monsters Need HaircutsEven Monsters Need Haircuts

Written and illustrated by Matthew McElligott
2010, Walker and Co.
ISBN Hardcover: 080278819X
ISBN Paperback: 0802728014
Recommend ages: 4 to 8

Benjamin Franklinstein LIVES!Benjamin Franklinstein LIVES!

Written by Matthew McElligott and Larry Tuxbury
Illustrated by Matthew McElligott
2010, G.P. Putnam’s Sons
ISBN Hardcover: 0399252290
ISBN Paperback: 0142419354
Recommend ages: 8 to 12 / Grades 3-7

Benjamin Franklinstein Meets the Fright BrothersBenjamin Franklinstein Meets the Fright Brothers

Written by Matthew McElligott and Larry Tuxbury
Illustrated by Matthew McElligott
2011, G.P.Putnam’s Sons
ISBN Hardcover: 0399254803
ISBN Paperback: 0142422002
Recommend ages: 8 to 12 / Grades 3-7

Benjamin Franklinstein Meets Thomas DeadisonBenjamin Franklinstein Meets Thomas Deadison

Written by Matthew McElligott and Larry Tuxbury
Illustrated by Matthew McElligott
2012, G.P.Putnam’s Sons
ISBN Hardcover: 0399254811
Recommend ages: 8 to 12 / Grades 3-7

The Lion’s ShareThe Lion's Share

Written and illustrated by Matthew McElligott
2008, Walker and Co.
ISBN Hardcover: 0802797687
ISBN Paperback: 0802723608
Recommend ages: 4 to 8

Bean ThirteenBean Thirteen

Written and illustrated by Matthew McElligott
2007, G. P. Putnam’s Sons
ISBN Hardcover: 0399245359
Recommend ages: 4 to 8
Also available as an audiobook from Audible.com

Backbeard and the Birthday SuitBackbeard and the Birthday Suit cover

Written and illustrated by Matthew McElligott
2006, Walker and Co.
ISBN Hardcover: 0802780652
ISBN Paperback: 080279680X
Recommend ages: 4 to 8

Backbeard: Pirate For Hire coverBackbeard: Pirate For Hire

Written and illustrated by Matthew McElligott
2007, Walker and Co.
ISBN Hardcover: 080279632X
ISBN Paperback: 0802722652
Recommend ages: 4 to 8

Absolutely NotAbsolutely Not

Written and illustrated by Matthew McElligott
2004, Walker and Co.
ISBN Paperback: 080278934X
Recommend ages: 5 to 8

The Spooky BookThe Spooky Book

Written by Steve Patschke,
Illustrations by Matt McElligott
1999, Walker and Co.
Paperback ISBN: 080278870X
Recommend ages: 5 to 8

Uncle Frank's PitUncle Frank’s Pit

Written and illustrated by Matthew McElligott
1998, Viking
(Out of print)
ISBN hardcover: 0670877379
Recommend ages: 5 to 8

The Truth About Cousin Ernie's HeadThe Truth About Cousin Ernie’s Head

Written and Illustrated by Matthew McElligott
1996, Simon & Schuster
(Out of print)
ISBN Hardcover: 0689801793
Recommend ages: 5 to 8