About the Author
is Canada's bestselling author of more than forty picture books for younger readers. He is beloved by children, teenagers, parents, teachers, and booksellers everywhere.
MICHAEL MARTCHENKO's illustrations are as instantly identifiable as Robert Munsch's stories. His wild and colourful images add depth and even more hilarity to these now classic tales. He was the recipient of the Canada's Booksellers' Association Children's Illustrator of the Year Libris Award in 2006.