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The Munschworks Grand Treasury [Hardcover]

Robert Munsch , Michael Kusugak , Michael Martchenko
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July 12 2009

A perfect gift, The Munschworks Grand Treasury contains the first three volumes of the Munschworks collections. Produced in an extra-large picture-book format, it is perfect for sharing.

Includes a table of contents for easy reference.

Featuring 15 popular Robert Munsch stories, it includes these classics illustrated by Michael Martchenko:

  • The Paper Bag Princess
  • The Fire Station
  • I Have to Go!
  • David's Father
  • Thomas' Snowsuit
  • Pigs
  • Mortimer
  • Murmel, Murmel, Murmel
  • Something Good
  • Stephanie's Ponytail
  • Angela's Airplane
  • Jonathan Cleaned Up -- Then He Heard a Sound
  • Show and Tell.

As well as these favorites:

  • Purple, Green and Yellow, illustrated by Hélène Desputeaux
  • A Promise Is a Promise by Robert Munsch and Michael Kusugak, illustrated by Vladyana Krykorka.

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Hang on to your hats, here comes The Munschworks Grand Treasury, an extra-large picture book containing all three volumes of the previously released Munschworks collections. Fifteen popular Robert Munsch stories are under one cover, including "The Paper Bag Princess," "Stephanie's Ponytail," "David's Father," and other humorously bizarre tales. No matter what offbeat parallel universe the wildly inventive Munsch transports us to, children are always front and centre in his stories. Whether it's Jonathan fighting city hall to get a subway station rerouted from his living room, Brigid decorating herself with unwashable markers, or Stephanie causing fashion chaos in the classroom, Munsch's young characters are usually in control, much to the bug-eyed, frazzled-haired consternation of the bamboozled adults. This, of course, is hugely attractive to children, making Robert Munsch a perennial favourite with the young set.

The last story in The Munschworks Grand Treasury, "A Promise Is a Promise," features the imaginary Inuit creatures called the Qallupilluit that grab children who wander too near cracks in the ice. Written in collaboration with Michael Kusugak, "A Promise Is a Promise" reveals a deeper, somewhat darker side to Munsch's writing that suggests intriguing possibilities for future collaborations. Hefty in weight, this book is best shared across two or more laps--small children will need adult help here--but the large print and full-page colour illustrations will encourage fledgling readers while taking young and old alike on an exuberant ride through Munsch's manic imagination. (Ages 4 to 8) --Martha Johnson

About the Author

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!).

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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent collection of Kid's stories Dec 15 2013
By Oma W
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My grandsons love this book and grab it as soon as they notice it on the coffee table to settle down for a quiet read.
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5.0 out of 5 stars we love this book Dec 5 2013
By junior
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This item was bought for my son and niece. A very nice compilation of munchcs" finest! Fun to read for adults and kids!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic book June 18 2013
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This collection is fantastic. We read at least one story with my son every night. I love that the pages are extra large as the art in these stories is fantastic.

The book did come damaged, which is a hazard of ordering online, I suppose.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome April 18 2013
By shteph
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Book was brand new and it got here quick. I have nothing bad to report. Thanks! My son loves the stories. :)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Love it! Nov. 1 2012
By Ceri
Gorgeous book and incredible value (purchased for $28.99 on special). Looking forward to giving this as a birthday gift to a 4 year old.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic. Collection April 7 2012
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I bought this book for my four year old daughter and it has become an absolute must for bed time reading. Many stories have both of us in giggles and the illustrations match the stories perfectly. It's a great way to introduce Robert Munsch to kids.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Robert Munsch at His Best Oct. 12 2002
By A Customer
From the day we brought this book home, my son has been begging me to read him the stories over and over and over again. He never seems to get tired of them! His other books are gathering dust on the shelf while he memorizes every story in this one. I highly recommend it.
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