Little, Brown



Cornbread & Poppy

Caldecott Medalist Matthew Cordell’s first early reader, the tale of two mice who embark on an expedition up Holler Mountain, will leave young readers hungry for more.

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Review of ‘Cornbread & Poppy’

Author and illustrator Matthew Cordell has earned critical acclaim for his picture books, even winning the Caldecott Medal in 2017 for Wolf in the Snow. In Cornbread & Poppy, Cordell ventures into a new form: the early reader.

In three short chapters, the book introduces two sweet friends, a pair of anthropomorphized mice with very…

Interview with Matthew Cordell

In his first early reader, Matthew Cordell offers a mouse’s tale that’s perfect for the youngest of readers.

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