Greg Farshtey

Greg Farshtey - Ghostwriter Tick

Windsor, CT, USA

NY Times best-selling writer/editor with over 100 children's books published, including chapter books, and graphic novels.

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Overview

I'm an experienced author with over 100 children's books published, including 10 NY Times best-sellers.

Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Adventure
Children's - Middle Grade
Children's Picture Books
Comics & Graphic Novels
Non-Fiction
History

Awards

  • Pewter Plate Award, Best Puzzle, Highlights for Children

Work experience

Editorial Director

LEGO Systems Inc.
October, 2000 – Present (almost 18 years)

Writer/editor for LEGO Life Magazine and LEGO Life app, reaching more than 4 million children worldwide

Freelance Writer

Self-employed
June, 1990 – Present (over 28 years)

* Author of over 100 children's books, including chapter books, activity books and graphic novels
* Ten NY Times best-sellers
* Published internationally in both Europe and Asia
* Author of BIONICLE comic series, with largest circulation of any comic published in the US (2001-2009)
* Best known for BIONICLE chapter book series (2003-2010) and NINJAGO graphic novel series (2011-2016)

Portfolio (13 selected works)

Rise of the Serpentine (Ninjago #3)

Greg Farshtey

Zane, Cole, Jay, and Kai return after a confrontation with their master, Sensei Wu, in NINJAGO #2. The four masters of Spinjitzu must now face an unknown future full of new enemies, and greater obstacles. The major mystery they must now confront is, who are the snake tribes known as the Serpentine?

Zane, Cole, Jay, and Kai return after a confrontation with their master, Sensei Wu, in NINJAGO #2. The four masters of Spinjitzu must now face an unknown future full of new enemies, and greater obstacles. The major mystery they must now confront is, who are the snake tribes known as the Serpentine?

Kai, Ninja of Fire (LEGO Ninjago: Chapter Book)

Scholastic, Greg Farshtey

Masters of Spinjitzu: a new force to save the world!Will Kai be the greatest warrior ever known? Maybe, if he ever listens to Sensei Wu long enough to complete his training! He's stubborn, he's reckless, and he might just save the world.

Masters of Spinjitzu: a new force to save the world!Will Kai be the greatest warrior ever known? Maybe, if he ever listens to Sensei Wu long enough to complete his training! He's stubborn, he's reckless, and he might just save the world.

Handbook: Updated Edition (LEGO DC Super Heroes)

Greg Farshtey

Welcome to the world of LEGO(R) DC SUPER HEROES! From Batman to Superman, from Catwoman to Wonder Woman, from the Joker to Lex Luthor--this official guidebook is the perfect introduction to your favorite LEGO(R) heroes and villains. This book includes top secret information about every hero and villain, from their favorite weapons to their coolest vehicles and much, much more. There's even an ... read more

Welcome to the world of LEGO(R) DC SUPER HEROES! From Batman to Superman, from Catwoman to Wonder Woman, from the Joker to Lex Luthor--this official guidebook is the perfect introduction to your favorite LEGO(R) heroes and villains. This book includes top secret information about every hero and villain, from their favorite weapons to their coolest vehicles and much, much more. There's even an ... read more

LEGO Ninjago #6: Warriors of Stone

Greg Farshtey

A new enemy rises and the battle is joined! When the evil Lord Garmadon unleashes an army of stone warriors on the world of Ninjago, the ninja find that not even they can stop this new menace!

A new enemy rises and the battle is joined! When the evil Lord Garmadon unleashes an army of stone warriors on the world of Ninjago, the ninja find that not even they can stop this new menace!

LEGO Minifigure Year by Year: A Visual History

Gregory Farshtey, Daniel Lipkowitz

Includes 3 iconic minifigures! LEGO® Minifigure Year by Year: A Visual History shows the evolution of this classic toy for the first time ever, with exquisite photography and fascinating facts about each and every minifigure included. Featuring more than 2,000 of the most significant, popular, and rare minifigures, this engaging reference guide explores minifigures chronologically by theme. Fa... read more

Includes 3 iconic minifigures! LEGO® Minifigure Year by Year: A Visual History shows the evolution of this classic toy for the first time ever, with exquisite photography and fascinating facts about each and every minifigure included. Featuring more than 2,000 of the most significant, popular, and rare minifigures, this engaging reference guide explores minifigures chronologically by theme. Fa... read more

Inferno (Bionicle Legends #5)

Greg Farshtey

A new quest begins and new dangers await.The start of an all-new BIONICLE saga!The Toa Inika wage a desperate running battle in the heart of a volcano as the hunt for the Mask of Life reaches its shattering climax! The Toa must defeat the Piraka to reach the mask, but if they do, they will face a monster beyond all imagining born from an ancient curse.

A new quest begins and new dangers await.The start of an all-new BIONICLE saga!The Toa Inika wage a desperate running battle in the heart of a volcano as the hunt for the Mask of Life reaches its shattering climax! The Toa must defeat the Piraka to reach the mask, but if they do, they will face a monster beyond all imagining born from an ancient curse.

LEGO® Hero Factory: Secret Mission #4: Robot Rampage

Greg Farshtey

As soon as Stringer sends a warning message from the planet Tranquis VII, he vanishes. Stormer quickly dispatches Bulk and Furno to the inhabited planet to find out what has happened to their teammate and seek out whatever threat has made the entire planet go radio silent. Once again, the brains have taken over almost all intelligent life on the planet. But things are different this time aroun... read more

As soon as Stringer sends a warning message from the planet Tranquis VII, he vanishes. Stormer quickly dispatches Bulk and Furno to the inhabited planet to find out what has happened to their teammate and seek out whatever threat has made the entire planet go radio silent. Once again, the brains have taken over almost all intelligent life on the planet. But things are different this time aroun... read more

Bionicle #1: Rise of the Toa Nuva (Bionicle Graphic Novels)

Greg Farshtey

Six mighty heroes – the Toa – arrive on a tropical island to find a land under siege. The Great Spirit Mata Nui has been cast into an unending sleep by the evil Makuta. Now Makuta is attacking the island's Matoran villagers with vicious Rahi beasts. The Toa must combine their skills and elemental and mask powers to defeat Makuta and restore peace to the island. In the second story, The Toa ret... read more

Six mighty heroes – the Toa – arrive on a tropical island to find a land under siege. The Great Spirit Mata Nui has been cast into an unending sleep by the evil Makuta. Now Makuta is attacking the island's Matoran villagers with vicious Rahi beasts. The Toa must combine their skills and elemental and mask powers to defeat Makuta and restore peace to the island. In the second story, The Toa ret... read more

Bionicle: Makuta's Guide to the Universe

Gregory Farshtey

Bionicle Hardcover (Lego Guidebook) by Farshtey, Greg

Bionicle Hardcover (Lego Guidebook) by Farshtey, Greg

LEGO Ninjago: Dark Island Trilogy Part 1

Greg Farshtey

After the events of Skybound, a new darkness threatens the Ninjago universe. Fishermen vanish from the seas, a violent storm brews off the edge of Dark Island, and Master Wu senses a growing imbalance between good and evil. When Misako and Ronin disappear, they leave behind one clue-a warning to stay away. As Master Wu and the ninja journey to Dark Island, they'll be faced with new and old thr... read more

After the events of Skybound, a new darkness threatens the Ninjago universe. Fishermen vanish from the seas, a violent storm brews off the edge of Dark Island, and Master Wu senses a growing imbalance between good and evil. When Misako and Ronin disappear, they leave behind one clue-a warning to stay away. As Master Wu and the ninja journey to Dark Island, they'll be faced with new and old thr... read more

LEGO Ninjago: Dark Island Trilogy Part 2

Greg Farshtey

After the events of Skybound, a new darkness threatens the Ninjago universe. While on a mission to find Misako and Ronin, a monstrous storm trashes the Destiny's Bounty, scattering the ninja across the sinister Dark Island. Each must try to survive against impossible odds as they search for their friends before it's too late. As Wu and the ninja journey across Dark Island, they'll be faced wit... read more

After the events of Skybound, a new darkness threatens the Ninjago universe. While on a mission to find Misako and Ronin, a monstrous storm trashes the Destiny's Bounty, scattering the ninja across the sinister Dark Island. Each must try to survive against impossible odds as they search for their friends before it's too late. As Wu and the ninja journey across Dark Island, they'll be faced wit... read more

Daily Life - The American Revolution

Gregory Farshtey

The American Revolution pitted colonists against their mother country, and eventually led to the birth of a new nation founded on the ideals of liberty. This text looks at the opposing forces in the war - the British army, the Continental Army, and the colonial minutemen - as well as the role that women played in the Revolution.

The American Revolution pitted colonists against their mother country, and eventually led to the birth of a new nation founded on the ideals of liberty. This text looks at the opposing forces in the war - the British army, the Continental Army, and the colonial minutemen - as well as the role that women played in the Revolution.

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