AU Press Releases

Alumnus writes second in young adult reader series

Matt McElligott, AU class of 1990, has a new book out this week.The second in a series of young adult books, the title is "Benjamin Franklinstein Meets the Fright Brothers."

The first book, "Benjamin Franklinstein LIVES," was published in fall 2010. Matt was the illustrator and co-wrote the book with his childhood friend, Larry Tuxbury. You can learn all about Matt and his books at

Matt has been writing and illustrating books for over 15 years. He has 10 books now, including "Even Monsters Need Haircuts."