Animation & Game Art
Matt Novak has been writing and illustrating picture books for almost 35 years. Among his many titles are The Everything Machine, Flip Flop Bop, The Pillow War, The Last Christmas Present, and Elmer Blunt’s Open House. His Mouse TV was a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, and Newt received an IRA Children’s Choice Award.
He has worked with just about every major publishing house in the country and had his work reviewed in the New York Times and many other national publications. Matt has been a puppeteer, a teacher (including many years at PCA&D), and a Disney artist. While at Disney he worked on such films as “Rescuers Down Under” and “Beauty and the Beast”. He has also done many freelance animation projects for web and television-related projects.
He and his family now live in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.