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

Funny Kid activities for funny kids: Enjoy more hilarity with your favourite characters

Kids & Ya

28 April 2020

Funny Kid activities for funny kids: Enjoy more hilarity with your favourite characters

Max-imum mayhem: Read an extract from Funny Kid Peeking Duck by Matt Stanton

Review | Extract

23 April 2020

Max-imum mayhem: Read an extract from Funny Kid Peeking Duck by Matt Stanton

Mad Max rides again! Author and illustrator of Funny Kid Peeking Duck, Matt Stanton,  explains how to get kids engaged and reading

News | Author Related

22 April 2020

Mad Max rides again! Author and illustrator of Funny Kid Peeking Duck, Matt Stanton, explains how to get kids engaged and reading

Max-imum hilarity and awesome illustrations: Review of Funny Kid Peeking Duck by Matt Stanton

Review

21 April 2020

Max-imum hilarity and awesome illustrations: Review of Funny Kid Peeking Duck by Matt Stanton

Why I Write Funny Kid Books by Matt Stanton

News | Author Related

4 January 2020

Why I Write Funny Kid Books by Matt Stanton

Baking, Beautiful Illustrations… and a Yoga Posing Panda: Review of Pea + Nut! by Matt Stanton

Review

22 October 2019

Baking, Beautiful Illustrations… and a Yoga Posing Panda: Review of Pea + Nut! by Matt Stanton

Funny Kid, Fabulous Series: Review Funny Kid Slapstick

Review

9 July 2019

Funny Kid, Fabulous Series: Review Funny Kid Slapstick

Return of the Funny Kid: Read an extract from Funny Kid Get Licked by Matt Stanton

Review | Extract

20 November 2018

Return of the Funny Kid: Read an extract from Funny Kid Get Licked by Matt Stanton

Mad About Max: Review of Funny Kid: Get Licked by Matt Stanton

Review

20 November 2018

Mad About Max: Review of Funny Kid: Get Licked by Matt Stanton

Tim Miller: Developing the World of the Fart Monster

Kids & Ya

24 April 2018

Tim Miller: Developing the World of the Fart Monster