FOLD Kids Academy with Matthew Forsythe - The FOLD

FOLD Kids Academy with Matthew Forsythe


Hear author Matthew Forsythe read from and talk about his latest book, Pokko and The Drum, and finish with a stay-at-home project designed for young readers and writers.


Matt Forsythe lives in Montreal, where he makes books and designs for animation.

His first picture book, Pokko and the Drum, was named Book of the Year by Publishers Weekly and NPR.

He was the Lead Designer on the animated show, Adventure Time, at Cartoon Network. He’s also designed animated TV shows and films for Netflix and Disney and Aardman Animations in the UK.

He is currently designing a stop-motion Christmas film for Netflix, for release Nov, 2020.

His favourite food is probably japchae. But he doesn’t eat it very often because it makes him fall asleep.

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