Josh Funk

Josh Funk writes silly stories such as the Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast series (including The Case of the Stinky Stench, Mission Defrostable, and the upcoming Short & Sweet), the How to Code with Pearl and Pascal series (including How to Code a Sandcastle and How to Code a Rollercoaster), the It's Not a Fairy Tale series (including ​It's Not Jack and the Beanstalk, It's Not Hansel and Gretel, and the forthcoming It's Not Little Red Riding Hood), the A Story of Patience & Fortitude series in conjunction with the New York Public Library (including Lost in the Library and the forthcoming The Missing Library), Dear Dragon, Albie Newton, Pirasaurs!, A Night at the Bookstore: A Barnsie & Noble Adventure, and more coming soon!

​Since the fall of 2015, Josh has visited (or virtually visited) over 400 schools, classrooms, and libraries and he is a board member of The Writers' Loft in Sherborn, MA.

Josh grew up in New England and studied Computer Science in school. Today, he still lives in New England and when not writing Java code or Python scripts, he drinks Java coffee and writes manuscripts.

​Josh is terrible at writing bios, so please help fill in the blanks. Josh enjoys _______ during ________ and has always loved __________. He has played ____________ since age __ and his biggest fear in life is being eaten by a __________.

​For more information about Josh Funk, visit him at www.joshfunkbooks.com and on Twitter at @joshfunkbooks.

Short & Sweet, Volume 4 (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast #4) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454934271
Availability: Not Yet Published
Published: Sterling Children's Books - September 1st, 2020

Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast, Volume 1 Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454914044
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - September 1st, 2015

The Case of the Stinky Stench, Volume 2 (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast #2) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454919605
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - May 2nd, 2017

Mission Defrostable, Volume 3 (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast #3) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454928119
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - September 25th, 2018

Dear Dragon: A Pen Pal Tale Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Rodolfo Montalvo (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780451472304
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2016

How to Code a Sandcastle Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780425291986
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 15th, 2018

How to Code a Rollercoaster Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780425292037
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 24th, 2019

Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience & Fortitude (A New York Public Library Book) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250155016
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 28th, 2018

Pirasaurs! Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Michael H. Slack (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780545750493
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Published: Orchard Books - August 30th, 2016

Albie Newton Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Ester Garay (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454922582
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - May 1st, 2018

It's Not Hansel and Gretel Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Edwardian Taylor (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781503902947
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Published: Two Lions - March 1st, 2019

It's Not Jack and the Beanstalk Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Edwardian Taylor (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781542045650
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Published: Two Lions - September 19th, 2017

It's Not Little Red Riding Hood Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Edwardian Taylor (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781542006668
Availability: Not Yet Published
Published: Two Lions - October 27th, 2020

Where Is Our Library?: A Story of Patience and Fortitude Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250241405
Availability: Not Yet Published
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 27th, 2020