Matthew Cody

Matthew Cody

Matthew Cody is the author of many middle-grade books: The graphic novel Zatanna & the House of Secrets (DC Comics, forthcoming); the Secrets of the Pied Piper series, comprised of the novels The Peddler's Road, The Magician's Key, and The Piper's Apprentice, (all Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers); the Supers of Noble's Green series, comprised of the books Powerless, Super, and Villainous(all Knopf); and the novels The Dead Gentleman (Yearling) and Will in Scarlet (Knopf). He is also the author of the young-adult novels Shadows and Dreams and Slow Fade (both Serial Box Publishing). He has published pieces in McSweeney’s and Opium Magazine. He has taught at Laguardia Community College. He holds a BFA from Webster University and an MFA in Theater from the University of Alabama.

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Matthew Cody

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The Dead Gentleman

The Peddlers Road

The Magician's Key, Book Two of The Secrets of the Pied Piper