What’s Short & Sweet about? It’s the 4th adventure of Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast, in which Pancake and Toast fear they’re going stale, visit Professor Biscotti whose faulty gadget transforms them into toddlers, which sends them on an adventure in the refrigerator.
I’ve partnered with over 75 indie bookstores across the U.S. – so reach out to your nearest one and preorder today – and pick up your swag along with the book when it releases in September!
So find your favorite bookstore from the list below and preorder Short & Sweet – bon appétit!
Your pal, Josh
P.S. Feel free to order more books from your indie bookshop while you’re at it.
Hi, friends! I feel like it’s pretty crazy that I can say this, but on March 1st – next Friday – my TENTH book will be released. It’s Not Hansel and Gretel is the second book in the It’s Not a Fairy Tale series, illustrated by Edwardian Taylor.
If you’re in the Boston area on Saturday, March 9th, I’d love for you to help celebrate the release of this new book – along with all nine of my previous ones.
Starting at 11am Belmont Books (in Belmont, Massachusetts), I’ll be reading and signing all of my books – and *there will be free food* – from gingerbread to pancakes to picnics to taco salads, I’ll be sharing the foods from all of my books (or maybe I’ll just bring a last minute box of cookies)!
Feel free to pass this invite along to all of your family, friends, students, teachers, and all of the booklovers in your life.
I’m incredibly honored to have been able to publish ten books and have you be a part of my journey. I’d love to celebrate this milestone with you.
Hey, librarians & booksellers! If you want one of these Always Stay Hungry for Books Posters for your library or bookshop, just fill out THIS google form and I’ll send one your way!
While supplies last.
To celebrate the release, in the past few weeks Mission Defrostable was named to the Indie Kids’ Next List, I traveled to Texas and met my cardboard-self, encountered a giant lighted sign with my head on it at a conference in Florida, signed all the books in the Concord Bookshop, and also visited the NYPL to celebrate the launch of my other fall release, Lost in the Library.
1. The Yin-Yang Sisters and the Dragon Frightful written by Nancy Tupper Ling & illustrated by & Andrea Offerman
2. The Spy Who Played Baseball written by Carrie Jones & illustrated by Gary Cherrington
The book came out this past Tuesday, so today I’m announcing the winners!
The Grand Prize Winner who will receive signed copies of all NINE of my books is …
The 10 Lucky First Prize Winners who get swag packs Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast memorabilia are …
Congrats! And everyone else who entered will get a little something in the mail from me in the coming weeks! (note: if you did not tell me your address, I will not be able to mail you anything)
But there’s more! If you didn’t enter, you can *still* be a winner! Pick up a copy of Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast #3: Mission Defrostable at your local bookstore and enjoy all the excitement the story has to offer!
It’s about Patience & Fortitude, the New York Public Library lion statues that faithfully guard the Fifth Avenue entrance … until one night when Patience goes missing – and Fortitude has to venture INTO the library (for the first time ever!) to find him.
And this weekend I’ll be celebrating the launch of the book AT THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY! How cool is that?! For the first time ever, I get to read one of my books *with* the illustrator! Yes, Stevie Lewis will be reading with me! And you’re invited!
There will be food, crafts, a band, and possibly REAL LIVE LIONS*! I hope to see you there – Sunday, 9/9 at 10am!