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COVER REVEAL: It’s Not Little Red Riding Hood by Josh Funk

It’s Not Little Red Riding Hood (It’s Not a Fairy Tale) by Josh Funk, illustrated by Edwardian Taylor Ages 4 – 8

In partnership with author Josh Funk, I am excited to reveal the cover for his forthcoming picture book, It’s Not Little Red Riding Hood publishing in the Fall of 2020.

  • Total Pages: 40 pages
  • Publisher: Two Lions
  • Publication Date: October 27, 2020
  • Recommended Ages: 4 – 8
  • Pre-Orders: Available for Pre-Order Now!


Little Red likes to play by the rules. So when the narrator comes along and asks her to follow the story set out in her fairy tale, she grabs the basket for Grandma and goes. After all, she loves her grandma. But unfortunately, none of the other characters are quite what they’re expecting.…

As Little Red attempts to follow the narrator’s directions (which, frankly, seem kind of dangerous!), she is beset by fill-in characters, confusing instructions, and even a fierce battle! Will Little Red ever make it to Grandma’s house? And who will she find when she gets there? Complete with some unusual “guest appearances,” this laugh-out-loud Little Red Riding Hood retelling will have kids giggling all the way to Grandma’s house! Ding-dong!

Check out It’s Not Little Red Riding Hood when it publishes in October 2020! P.S. It’s Not a Fairy Tale.

About the Author
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.

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

About the Illustrator
Edwardian Taylor has worked as a visual development artist and character designer in the game and animation industry. He illustrated the picture book Race!, written by Sue Fliess, and the chapter books Toy Academy: Some Assembly Required and Toy Academy: Ready for Action, written by Brian Lynch. He lives in Texas with his partner and their four dogs. Learn more about him at and follow him on Tumblr, Instagram, and Twitter @edwardiantaylor.

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