Parents & Educators Blog - Funkland World

What Makes a Good Children’s Book?

Pam Watland is married to illustrator Dave Watland and is part of the creative inspiration behind Funkland World. Ever noticed there are just some children’s books that your kids or grandkids want read to them over and over and over again? Has it ever been a bit tedious to satisfy your little one’s appetite for that […]

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NEW RELEASE! Stanley the Walrus is now in stores.

Today is the day we’ve all been waiting for – the first Funkland World book is now LIVE in stores! There is nothing better than reading with your little ones. Create some memories reading Stanley the Walrus with yours.  NEW RELEASE – AVAILABLE NOW!! AMAZON  http://smarturl.it/STANLEY-am-printBARNES & NOBLE  http://smarturl.it/STANLEY-bn-printKOBO  http://smarturl.it/STANLEY-kobo Everyone who knows Stanley loves him and wants to be his friend – including YOU! The […]

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Brenda the Ballerina Polar Bear

Dave Watland is FUNKLAND WORLD’s illustrator and the mastermind behind bringing Stanley and friends to life! As I write this, I sit in my favourite coffee spot drinking a Gibraltar with a shot of whip. My friends think I drink coffee all day, that is not entirely true, I’ve been working hard on our first book, […]

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What would YOU do with $100?

We want everyone to be as excited about Stanley the Walrus as we are – we also want you to be able to share the joy of reading with your loved ones. Reading can spark and open up so many things. It stirs our imaginations and gives us creative ideas.  That’s why we’ve put together this […]

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Stay Connected.. with Stanley!

Pam Watland is married to illustrator Dave Watland and is part of the creative inspiration behind Funkland World. As a grandmother of 3 little boys who live in another province, I am always thinking about ways to build & maintain a relationship with them. I must admit to dealing with a bit of envy toward […]

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Stanley The Walrus sighting in Mexico.

Norm Strauss is part of the creative team at La Plume Press and Funkland World. For many years he worked as a full time concert artist and singer/songwriter and still occasionally performs concerts when he is not busy working for La Plume.  Stanley The Walrus sighting in Mexico.    That Walrus with hygiene problems is really getting […]

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An interview with an expert!

Everyone who knows Stanley loves him and wants to be his friend. The only problem is ~ Stanley is lacking in hygiene! Luckily for Stanley he has some friends who help teach him healthy habits.  Stanley the Walrus isn’t just a funny story – it’s educational too. It’s also supported by experts! Watch Dr. Townsend and […]

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For The Love of Reading by Sherri Funk

Sherri Funk is the author of Funkland World. She has been involved with music, lyrics, stories and performing for most of her life. Three of the greatest gifts I ever received are my children. I got married much later than all my friends and most of them were done having children when I was just starting […]

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