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Mad About Munsch!

ISBN: 9781443189057 Pages: 184 Ages: 3-8 Dimensions: 9" x 11.125"
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About this book

A collection of classic Munsch stories! Kids will love these five wacky favourites from Canada’s best-loved storyteller, with all of the original illustrations by Michael Martchenko.


  • Smelly Socks

  • More Pies!

  • Zoom!

  • Boo!

  • The Sandcastle Contest

  • PLUS a special edition of Braids!, with illustrations by real kids!

Also included are the untold stories behind the books—what inspired them, where they take place, fun facts about the creators and more!


Praise and accolades for Robert Munsch:

• Commended, Canadian Children’s Book Centre, Our Choice, 2005 (Smelly Socks)

• Commended, IBBY Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities, 2007 (Zoom!)

• Commended, Canadian Children’s Book Centre, Our Choice, 2004 (Zoom!)

“Like the other Munsch compilations, Mad About Munsch! offers excellent monetary value. . . Highly Recommended.” (Mad About Munsch)— CM: Canadian Review of Materials

“Books by Robert Munsch are a staple of every child’s book collection and a favourite among parents and kids. They’re fun, frivolous and downright silly. And they just keep getting better.” —

“Although his writing style is fun and exaggerated, Robert’s stories frequently have a deeper meaning and touches on some difficult parts of life . . . I think I love Robert Munsch more now as an adult than I did as a child.” — My Wee View

“From my experience, kids love Robert Munsch stories, and the collection of books in Mad About Munsch is no exception!” — Glimpse Reviews


Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre 2022


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