Robert Munsch is the author of more than 25 books for children including The Paper Bag Princes and Stephanie's Ponytail. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and studied to be a Jesuit priest before deciding to work with children instead. He taught in a variety of nursery schools and daycare centers while he earned an MA in Early Childhood Education. In 1975, Munsch and his wife, Ann, moved to Guelph, Ontario. The Munschs have three children: Julie, Andrew, and Tyya (see them all in Something Good!).
Michael Martchenko has illustrated over 30 books for children and has exhibited his work throughout North America. He has won numerous awards for design and illustration. He lives with his wife, Patricia, in Toronto.
I love Robert Munsch but this one is a little weird. A little girl finds a baby in a hole in her sand box who says "Murmel, Murmel, Murmel" she asks several people if they... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Cassidy
While I love the actual story, this book was so tiny that it is hard to read the words. I would have ordered the larger size if I had realized how small this was going to be. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Anonymous30ish
Rating is for the book - this is a classic. I remember cracking up as a kid, and as an adult it still puts a big smile on my face. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Paul T Smotherman
Great story, but this book was only 3" by 3". I read it to the grand-kids and they loved it and were intrigued when she reached in a hole in her sandbox and pulled out a... Read morePublished 11 months ago by LAUNA STOUT- Children'sBooks.BellaOnline
My class and I are huge Munsch fans, so at the end of the year, I purchased these for my students. They loved them! Read morePublished 13 months ago by Susan Rosenberg
This is a lovely story and wonderfully illustrated. the only drawback is the that text is so small on the tablet that I cannot easily read it but you can click on it to make it... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Bryn Holmes
I am absolutely furious at the book I received. Not because of the story-Robert Munsch is absolutely one of the funniest children's author. Read morePublished 16 months ago by DavidK
who is this for? its to small to see the pictures that make the book as funny as it is. pointless. when you are placing the order for this item, it should say in huge red letters... Read morePublished 18 months ago by lrot