Furman has been a freelance writer for Mental Floss and others. While at Publications International, he wrote books featuring the X-Men, Tonka trucks, Baby Einstein, Cars, and Dora the Explorer. He also co-authored adult-targeted books such as The Little Black Book of Shots & Shooters (2005). Furman currently owns Fair Coast Goods & Upholstery in Chicago.
- Prince Elmo and the Pea (2007, Lift the Flap Sound book)
- Away We Go (2008, Play-a-Sound)
- Wiggle, Jiggle, Dance, and Giggle! (2008, Play-a-Sound)
- Words Everywhere! (2010, My Poingo book; with Matt Kelly)
- My Five Senses (2010, Play-a-Sound)
- Elmo Says Achoo! (2010, Play-a-Story Animated Storybook DVD; adapted from the source book by Sarah Albee)