Books by Robert Munsch

Released: Oct. 1, 2017

"Superfluous. (Pop-up picture book. 3-6, adult)"
The hugging and rocking back and forth become literal thanks to pull-tabs in this 3-D rendition of the 1986 classic. Read full book review >
FROM FAR AWAY by Robert Munsch
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"A sad, challenging, and ultimately hopeful real-life story. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Seven-year-old Saoussan writes a letter to her reading buddy explaining how she left her war-torn country and what life in a new country has been like. Read full book review >
MUD PUDDLE by Robert Munsch
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Score one for cleanliness. Like (almost) all Munsch, funny as it stands but even better read aloud, with lots of exaggerated sound effects. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The master of the manic patterned tale offers a newly buffed version of his first published book, with appropriately gloppy new illustrations. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"It's a lot of fuss over 'that sooty, messy-haired, badly dressed little princess,' but a loving, contagiously enthusiastic tribute nonetheless. (Picture book/nonfiction. 7-11)"
The story of the princess Elizabeth who outsmarts a dragon and puts down a prince has stolen the hearts of many. Read full book review >
MORE PIES! by Robert Munsch
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"No twist is tendered to give this old tale some new tension, so the story serves only as Muzak to Martchenko's sight gags, burly chowhounds, and a boy whose stomach was always bigger than his eyes. (Picture book 3-6)"
A rather lackluster story about the bottomless pit that is one boy's stomach, gains some momentum from Martchenko's (Makeup Mess, not reviewed, etc.) hoppin' watercolors. Read full book review >