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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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Paperback pre-order available now!

Great news! The paperback version of Stanley the Walrus is now available for pre-order in the U.S. on Amazon.com and Barnes&Noble.com. Pre-orders will be available in Canada soon!  We’re really excited about this series! The first book, Stanley the Walrus, releases on April 9th, 2019.   “Our three boys love Stanley’s story and the music is a fun way for them […]

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A note from Lee Strauss

Hello fellow Funklanders!My name is Loralee Strauss, aka Lee Strauss, and I’m the director of La Plume Press and publishing partner of Funkland World.I’ve been publishing my own work since 2011 and have learned a tremendous amount about the industry as I travelled along that bumpy road. So when Sherri Funk asked me if I could give her […]

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Introducing Pam Watland

Pam Watland is married to illustrator Dave Watland and is part of the creative inspiration behind Funkland World.My husband leaned over to me and said “I think that song would make a great children’s book.” I didn’t hesitate as I responded, “Yes, I think you are right!”I have a special seat on the bus, I […]

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A note from Norm Strauss

Norm Strauss is part of the creative team at La Plume Press. One of his jobs is to record and produce the songs that Sherri Funk writes for the series. After over 35 years of writing, performing and recording music I am now enjoying the challenge of doing something entirely new as a musician: children’s songs. […]

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