Author Study of Robert Munsch

This post may contain affiliate links.
Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter

We think Rober Munsch is hilarious! Do you agree? Here are some of our favorite funny Munsch picture books.

Kiss Me, I’m Perfect – It will make anyone who’s received a “grandma gift” groan with recognition.

Stephanie’s Ponytail – Great for reminding you to be yourself; to not do what everyone else is doing — or you might end up bald!

The Paperbag Princeess –  The story of a brave princess who rescues a prince with a surprise ending. The whole story is quite funny.

Andrew’s Loose Tooth. An exploration of ways to extract a tooth. My favorite part is the leather clad motorcycle driving tooth fairy.

Don’t miss – Purple, Green and Yellow, Mmmm . . . Cookies and Smelly Socks, they are must reads for any Munsch fan!

(Munsch also wrote Love you Forever which is the only book I don’t really like — maybe it’s just me but isn’t it kind of creepy that a mom would crawl into her grown son’s window to rock him to sleep?)

Anyway, what to do with your Munsch collection of books?

How about these activities?

2 – 4 year olds:

  • Make your own paper bag princess or prince.
  • Draw your favorite part of the story you read with “super-indelible-never-comeoff-utill-you’re-dead-and-maybe-even-later” (quote from Purple, Green and Yellow.)

5 – 12 year olds:

  • Look for onomatopoeias when you read.  (Words that sound like what they are – crunch is an example.)
  • Find where Munsch uses repetition in the story.
  • Write Rober Munsch a letter and tell him an idea you have for a new funny book or tell him your favorite book and why it’s your favorite.

You Might Also Like

4 Responses

  1. Silas Sinton says:

    Definitely, what a fantastic website and instructive posts, I will bookmark your website.All the Best!

  2. Book Chook says:

    I love Robert Munsch’s books. What i especially love is how he reads so many aloud on his site. It’s a great way to encourage kids to find more of his stories they like http://www.robertmunsch.com/storytime.cfm

  3. Hallie Doyle says:

    Melissa…we LOVE Robt. Munsch books! Thanks for your ideas.

Comments are closed.

  • WELCOME

    Hi! I’m Melissa Taylor, mom, writer, & former elementary teacher & literacy trainer. I love sharing good books & fun learning resources.

    More About Me

  • STAY INFORMED
    Enter your email address to receive updates on all of our book reviews.