Trouble Gum

Trouble Gum Cover

Trouble Gum

By Matthew Cordell

Feiwel & Friends, Hardcover, 9780312387747, 48pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2009


It's raining.

There's nothing to do.

Ruben is bored.

But things start looking up when his grandmother gives him and his little brother some gum.

Gum is fun. There's just one problem with gum it tends to make a mess

Uh-oh. . . .

About the Author
Matthew Cordell spilled a whole bottle of ink while drawing this book. Forgive him, white carpet is painfully boring. Matthew lives in the suburbs of Chicago with his wife, writer Julie Halpern, and their daughter, Romy. He is the author and illustrator of Trouble Gum and the illustrator of Toot Toot Zoom!, Mighty Casey, Righty and Lefty, and Toby and the Snowflakes, which was written by his wife.

Praise For Trouble Gum

“Packs plenty of pop.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Working with a stripped-down palette of black, white, red and bubblegum pink, Cordell's (Mighty Casey) first solo effort evokes irrepressible boyhood with laughs throughout.”—Publishers Weekly

“Irresistible…graphically dynamic.”—San Francisco Chronicle