Matthew, one time medical student and current author, illustrator, and pop-up master, attended the prestigious Pratt Institute where his dream of being a toy designer led him to an internship and subsequent career as a paper engineer. Matthew’s many treasured accomplishments include ultimate pop-up editions of THE JUNGLE BOOK, CINDERELLA: A POP-UP FAIRY TALE, THE POP-UP BOOK OF NURSERY RHYMES, STAR WARS: POP-UP GUIDE TO THE GALAXY, DC SUPER HEROES, TRANSFORMERS: THE ULTIMATE POP-UP UNIVERSE, and GAME OF THRONES: A POP-UP GUIDE TO WESTEROS along with multiple collaborations, including a trilogy of NEW YORK TIMES bestselling Encyclopedia Prehistorica and the following series Encyclopedia Mythologica with Robert Sabuda, MOMMY? co-authored with the renowned Maurice Sendak, and BRAVA STREGA NONA with the ageless Tomie DePaola. Passionate about New York City, he spends days and nights there, mostly taping and folding paper into pop-up masterpieces.
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