Thanks for stopping by the official web site of Gregory Funaro, author of The Odditorium series from Disney-Hyperion, and The House of Night & Day and The Forest of Light & Dark, coming from HarperCollins in 2018! Feel free to roam about at your leisure, and hope to see you again soon!

Alastair Grim


When Grubb, an orphan and runaway chimney sweep, entered the wondrous world of the Odditorium, his life changed forever. Apprenticed to the mechanical marvel’s strange proprietor, Alistair Grim, Grubb unfortunately must settle into his new position on the lam, as all of England is convinced that Alistair Grim is a villain. Grim, however, has come up with a plan to expose the real villain: Prince Nightshade, a wicked necromancer who wants the Odditorium’s power source for himself... more

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New Series at HarperCollins!

Thrilled to announce that Abby Ranger at HarperCollins has acquired world rights to House of Night & Day and Forest of Light & Dark, a creepy fairy tale-flavored middle grade duology by yours truly! Here's the synopsis from the announcement in Publishers Weekly: "In a quiet valley in rural New England, two children move into an ominous old house that stands next to the much feared darkwoods, where a powerful ancient magic lives in the wood itself--including in the wooden animals that fill the children's house and come alive at night." Publication for book one is set for fall of 2018.



New York Times Best Seller

Alistair Grim's Odditorium hit the NY Times Best Seller List (Children's E-books) at No. 2 (week ending Jan 10) right behind Star Wars!


"Funaro's knack for memorable characters and scenarios shines in this frenetic, entertaining romp."
— Publishers Weekly

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