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Rivera Matthew

Matthew Rivera

Matthew Rivera earned his bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the University of Arizona. After many years of being an art director for corporations and toy makers, he now writes and draws pictures for a living. He lives in Portland, OR, where he loves listening to the rain tap on his rooftop, and is known to dance around in the occasional thunderstorm.


I’m Happy-Sad Today

This friendly picture book helps young children make sense of mixed-up emotions.

Laney Dances in the Rain

The vivid artwork in this wordless picture book tells the story of a little girl who loves to dance in the rain—no matter what anyone thinks.

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