Children's Author / Storyteller / Bilingual Presenter


Matthew Gollub Recent Press

Text from the following press release may be downloaded for use in articles and announcements. If you have questions or need further information to publicize Matthew’s author assemblies, keynote addresses, book signings, teacher inservices, or bilingual family reading night presentations, please feel free to contact Matthew here or call (707) 544-4720.

Click here for feature articles in Story Monsters Ink, November, 2020

Click HERE for Press Release on Matthew Gollub’s Speaking Events for Children

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Children’s author / percussionist Matthew Gollub keeps audiences alert and engaged.
Author Matthew Gollub draws on his illustrated book for parents to help families enjoy reading together.

Here are high-res covers of some of Matthew’s award-winning books.

Jazz Fly 3: The Caribbean Sea, Matthew’s latest award-winning book with audio, is an epic ocean adventure brimming with jazz and fun words in Spanish and French.
In Jazz Fly 2: The Jungle Pachanga, the adventures of the jazz-scatting fly continue with plenty of Latin jazz and jungle critters. Comes with audio CD and free audio download.
Gobble Quack cover
In Gobble, Quack, Moon, Katie the Cow and friends grow bored with the farm, escape far away then realize there’s no place like home. Downloadable narration set to rhythm ‘n’ blues!
The Jazz Fly, written and performed by Matthew Gollub, illustrated by Karen Hanke. A singular story about improvisation and the inventive spirit ofjazz. Comes with CD and downloadable narration set to jazz quartet.

As a musician, publisher, and award-winning author, Matthew Gollub celebrates reading for FUN. He combines humor, practical insights, storytelling, and drumming to thoroughly engage listeners of all backgrounds and ages. Based in Northern California (San Francisco Bay Area), Matthew speaks at dozens of schools and education events each year.

Just click to learn more about his RHYTHMIC, multilingual author assemblies and about his bilingual literacy events for childcare providers and families. Or give Matthew a call at (707) 544-4720.

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Meet Matthew

I have a passion for encouraging young people to read--and for encouraging parents to read to their kids. "Language, rhythm, color, life!"™ are the threads I weave through my books and presentations. Read more...

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Tortuga Press

2777 Yulupa Ave. #181
Santa Rosa, CA 95405

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Matthew makes reading FUN!

"Language, rhythm, color, life!"™