Matt Stanton
About the author

Matt Stanton

Matt Stanton is a bestselling children's author and illustrator, with over 930,000 books sold in Australia alone. He is the co-creator of the mega-hit picture books There Is a Monster Under My Bed Who Farts and This Is a Ball. He launched his much-anticipated middle-grade series, Funny Kid, in 2017. The first book in the series, Funny Kid for President, debuted as the #1 Australian kids' book, and Funny Kid is fast winning legions of fans around the world. He lives in Sydney with his wife, bestselling picture book creator Beck Stanton, and their three young children.

Books by Matt Stanton

Matt Stanton Articles

Imagination Come to Life: Read an Extract from Run, Odds, Run by Matt Stanton

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5 November 2021

Imagination Come to Life: Read an Extract from Run, Odds, Run by Matt Stanton

The Odds are Back! Read Our Review of Run, Odds, Run by Matt Stanton

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3 November 2021

The Odds are Back! Read Our Review of Run, Odds, Run by Matt Stanton

Book Week Sorted: Become Max the Funny Kid

News | Book Life

26 August 2021

Book Week Sorted: Become Max the Funny Kid

A Brand New Funny Kid Adventure: Read our Review of Funny Kid Prank Aliens by Matt Stanton

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31 May 2021

A Brand New Funny Kid Adventure: Read our Review of Funny Kid Prank Aliens by Matt Stanton

Out-of-this-World Pranks: Activity from Funny Kid Prank Aliens by Matt Stanton

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17 May 2021

Out-of-this-World Pranks: Activity from Funny Kid Prank Aliens by Matt Stanton

Wild imagination: Read an extract from The Odds by Matt Stanton

Review | Extract

9 November 2020

Wild imagination: Read an extract from The Odds by Matt Stanton

Cartoon character colouring:  Enjoy colouring fun from The Odds by Matt Stanton

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4 November 2020

Cartoon character colouring: Enjoy colouring fun from The Odds by Matt Stanton

Hilarious and heartfelt:  Read our review of The Odds by Matt Stanton

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3 November 2020

Hilarious and heartfelt: Read our review of The Odds by Matt Stanton

Laugh your head off with this hilarious activity pack from Funny Kid: Belly Flop by Matt Stanton

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1 September 2020

Laugh your head off with this hilarious activity pack from Funny Kid: Belly Flop by Matt Stanton

Watch out for wedgies! Read our review for Funny Kid: Belly Flop by Matt Stanton

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31 August 2020

Watch out for wedgies! Read our review for Funny Kid: Belly Flop by Matt Stanton