How to Code with Pearl & Pascal series

From the world-renowned computer science nonprofit Girls Who Code, published by Penguin Random House, written by author and software engineer Josh Funk & illustrated by Pura Belpre Honor recipient Sara Palacios comes a *Brand New* Series of Coding Picture Books for ages 4-12.

How to Code a Sandcastle

Pearl and her trusty rust-proof robot, Pascal, need to build a sandcastle before summer vacation is over, and they're going to do it using code. Pearl breaks the big we-need-a-sandcastle problem into smaller steps, then uses conditionals, loops, and other basic coding concepts to tell Pascal exactly what to do. But building a sandcastle isn't as easy as it sounds when surfboards, mischievous dogs, and coding mishaps get in the way. Just when it looks like the sandcastle might never work, Pearl uses her coding skills to save the day and create something even better: a gorgeous sandcastle kingdom.

Author: Josh Funk

Illustrator: Sara Palacios

Publisher: Viking/Penguin

ISBN: 978-0425291986

Release Date: 5.15.18


Awards and Accolades for How to Code a Sandcastle

  • 2019 International Literacy Association (ILA) Teacher’s Choice Reading List

  • 2018 Smithsonian Ten Best Children's Books

  • 2018 Summer Indie Kids' Next List Selection


How to Code a Rollercoaster

Author: Josh Funk

Illustrator: Sara Palacios

Publisher: Viking/Penguin

ISBN: 978-0425292037

Release Date: 9.24.19

Pearl and her trusty robot, Pascal, are in for a treat: a day at the amusement park! They’re excited to play games, eat ice cream, and, of course, ride all the rollercoasters. There’s just one problem: the Python Coaster, the biggest and best ride in the park, also has the longest line. Can Pearl and Pascal use CODE to help them get a seat on the giant coaster? By mastering the use of variables, sequences, loops, conditionals, and more, this duo just might get the ride of their dreams—while having the time of their lives.

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