Joshua Pruett

Children's Author

New York Times Bestselling Author and Emmy Award Winner Joshua Pruett is the only human being on Earth to have written for both MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 and DOCTOR WHO.

Currently working on the widely anticipated return of Disney’s PHINEAS AND FERB (2024), Joshua is perhaps best known for his work as a TV Writer on MILO MURPHY'S LAW, the original feature for Disney Plus, PHINEAS AND FERB THE MOVIE: CANDACE AGAINST THE UNIVERSE and THE LAST KIDS ON EARTH, the Emmy-Award Winning Netflix animated series. Joshua headed back to the Last Kids universe in Spring 2023, co-writing the NYT bestselling graphic novel, THE LAST COMICS ON EARTH, with Max Brallier, the first of four books, illustrated by Jay Cooper and Douglas Holgate.

Joshua’s first solo middle grade series, GYRO AND THE ARGONAUTS, pitched as ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Greek Mythology,’ a revisionist take on classical myths where the monsters become the heroes they were always meant to be, recently sold to Andrews McMeel Kids, and will hit bookstores and libraries Summer 2025!

Previous published work includes the Predator-as-summer-camp-slasher short “Ghost Story” in PREDATOR: EYES OF THE DEMON, a tie-in anthology from Titan Books and his original full cast Doctor Who audio book TIDES OF THE MOON from DOCTOR WHO: THE SIXTH DOCTOR ADVENTURES: WATER WORLDS released May, 2022 from Big Finish Productions. He’s also written books and comics for all ages, including the hilarious middle grade novel SHIPWRECKERS: THE CURSE OF THE CURSED TEMPLE OF CURSES, OR WE NEARLY DIED. A LOT. with Scott Peterson from Disney/Hyperion. 

Joshua has over fifteen years of experience inflicting laughter and monsters on others as storyboard artist, writer and creative consultant for Crunchyroll, LEGO, Warner Animation Group, Pure Imagination Studios, Disney TV, DreamWorks Feature Animation, Nickelodeon, DreamWorks TV, Awesomeness TV, Sprout/NBC Universal, Disney China/Beijing, Zombie Bake Shop, Netflix, Paramount Feature Animation as well as developing THE HAUNTED MANSION for Disney TV with Scott Peterson.

Joshua is the author of THE JUNGLE BOOK: THE STRENGTH OF THE WOLF IS THE PACK, with Scott Peterson, an adaptation and expansion of the 2016 live action feature film, the horror short story collection THE MISERY COMPANY and AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER: LEGACY OF THE FIRE NATION from Insight Editions.