Robert Munsch is one of North America's best-selling children's book authors. Two of his books appeared on The New York Times list of the top 100 children's books published in the last fifteen years. Since his first book was published, in 1979, over 20 million Munsch books have been sold in a dozen languages. Munschworks 3 features: * Stephanie's Ponytail * Angela's Airplane * Jonathan Cleaned Up * Show and Tell * A Promise is a Promise (written with Michael Kusugak, illustrated by Vladyana Langer Krykorka)
Robert Munsch was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He studied to be a Jesuit priest, but decided to work with children instead. He taught in a variety of nursery schools and daycare centers while he earned an M.A. 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! ). Michael Martchenko has illustrated over 30 books for children and has exhibited his work throughout North America. He has won numerous awards for design and illustration. He lives with his wife, Patricia, in Toronto. Vladyana Langer Krykorka is an award-winning illustrator of picture books for children. She graduated from the Ontario College of Art. Krykorka worked as an art director of a business publication for several years before she began illustrating textbooks and picture books.