more titles from Matt Tavares

'Twas the Night Before Christmas Or Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas (Hardback)
"Lushly textured pencil drawings capture the mystery, surprise, and anticipation of . . . the most magical night of the year." -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

Becoming Babe Ruth (Hardback)
Matt Tavares’s striking homage to one of baseball’s legends offers a rare view into Babe Ruth’s formative years in “the House that built Ruth.”

Becoming Babe Ruth (Hardback)
“This exceptionally engaging chronicle recounts Ruth’s amazing rags-to-riches story. . . . Equally important, the art captures Ruth’s irrepressible personality and joy in playing baseball.” — Booklist (starred review)

Becoming Babe Ruth (Paperback)
“This exceptionally engaging chronicle recounts Ruth’s amazing rags-to-riches story. . . . Equally important, the art captures Ruth’s irrepressible personality and joy in playing baseball.” — Booklist (starred review)

Crossing Niagara The Death-Defying Tightrope Adventures of the Great Blondin (Hardback)
Applaud Matt Tavares’s latest feat — a gripping tale of real-life daredevilry perfectly balanced by stunning illustrations.

Growing Up Pedro How the Martinez Brothers Made It from the Dominican Republic All the Way to the Major Leagues (Hardback)
The love between brothers is key to Matt Tavares’s tale of Dominican pitcher Pedro Martínez, from his days of throwing rocks at mangoes to his years as a major-league star.

Growing Up Pedro How the Martinez Brothers Made It from the Dominican Republic All the Way to the Major Leagues (Hardback)
“Masterfully depicts, with quick verse and beautiful illustrations, the world in which the two siblings came of age. . . . A wonderful introduction to a truly special player.” — School Library Journal (starred review)

Growing Up Pedro How the Martinez Brothers Made It from the Dominican Republic All the Way to the Major Leagues (Paperback)
“Masterfully depicts, with quick verse and beautiful illustrations, the world in which the two siblings came of age. . . . A wonderful introduction to a truly special player.” — School Library Journal (starred review)

Henry Aaron's Dream (Hardback)
“This rousing tribute should resonate with a wide audience." —School Library Journal (starred review)

Henry Aaron's Dream (Paperback)
“This rousing tribute should resonate with a wide audience." —School Library Journal (starred review)

Henry Aaron's Dream (Paperback)
“Well-written text and brilliantly composed art highlight the poignancyand triumph in Aaron's story.” — School Library Journal (starred review)

Henry Aaron's Dream (Hardback)
Matt Tavares hits one out of the park with this powerful tale of a kid from the segregated South who would become baseball's home-run king.

Jubilee! One Man’s Big, Bold, and Very, Very Loud Celebration of Peace (Hardback)
An exuberant picture book applauds the man behind the 1869 National Peace Jubilee, the largest and loudest concert the world had ever seen — or heard.

Lady Liberty A Biography (Paperback)
"Tributes to the Statue of Liberty abound, but this stands out for its unusual approach and powerful illustrations." -Kirkus Reviews (starred review) (Ages 8-12)

Lady Liberty A Biography (Hardback)
A powerfully moving, authentic portrait of the Statue of Liberty, told through the eyes of those who created her and illustrated in glorious detail.

Lady Liberty A Biography (Hardback)
“Tributes to the Statue of Liberty abound, but this one stands out for its unusual approach and powerful illustrations.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Lady Liberty A Biography (Paperback)
“Tributes to the Statue of Liberty abound, but this one stands out for its unusual approach and powerful illustrations.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Lighter than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot (Hardback)
Take to the skies with the beautifully told tale of Sophie Blanchard — a woman meant for the air — as she discovers the incomparable sensation of flight.

Llegar a Ser Pedro Cómo los hermanos Martínez llegaron hasta las grandes ligas desde un pequeño pueblo en República Dominicana (Hardback)
Now in a Spanish-language edition! Matt Tavares’s tale of Dominican pitcher Pedro Martínez, from his days of throwing rocks at mangoes to his years as a major-league star.

Mudball (Paperback)
"With its winning combination of satisfying story and cinematic illustrations, Mudball should make a splash with underdogs and baseball fans alike." -The Horn Book (Ages 6-10)

Oliver's Game (Paperback)
"This poignant story, illustrated with soft pencil and watercolors, will grab the hearts of baseball fans everywhere." -- CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

Oliver's Game (Hardback)
Author-illustrator Matt Tavares hits the ball out of the park with a luminously illustrated tale about the joy of baseball, generational bonds, and the immutable power of dreams.

Over the River and Through the Wood The New England Boy's Song About Thanksgiving Day (Hardback)
“A charming and dynamic rendition.” — School Library Journal

Red and Lulu (Hardback)
Separation and miles cannot keep a determined cardinal from his loved one in an ode to serendipity and belief that is destined to be a new Christmas classic.

The Gingerbread Pirates (EBook)
What if a brave Captain Cookie stood up to Santa? A fresh, funny story that sparkles with all the excitement of a pirate adventure -- and all the magic of Christmas morning. (Ages 4-10)

The Gingerbread Pirates (EBook)
What if a brave Captain Cookie stood up to Santa? A fresh, funny story that sparkles with all the excitement of a pirate adventure -- and all the magic of Christmas morning. (Ages 4-10)

The Gingerbread Pirates (Hardback)
What if a brave Captain Cookie stood up to Santa? A fresh, funny story that sparkles with all the excitement of a pirate adventure -- and all the magic of Christmas morning. (Ages 4-10)

There Goes Ted Williams The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived (Hardback)
A lively picture book biography of Ted Williams from a master of the genre — just in time for Fenway Park's centennial.

There Goes Ted Williams The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived (Paperback)
“A glorious tribute to a baseball legend and a complicated human being.” — School Library Journal

There Goes Ted Williams The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived (Hardback)
“A glorious tribute to a baseball legend and a complicated human being.” —School Library Journal

There Goes Ted Williams The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived (Paperback)
“A glorious tribute to a baseball legend and a complicated human being.” —School Library Journal

Zachary's Ball (Paperback)
Zachary receives a foul ball at a major league game, and his baseball fantasies start to come alive.

Zachary's Ball (Hardback)
“Zachary’s Ball is a children’s classic.” -Peter Gammons, hall-of-Fame baseball reporter

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