Just One Goal!

Robert Munsch tells the story of a girl who wants to play hockey on the frozen river in her backyard even though everyone she knows thinks it's a bad idea.

Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko

When Ciara is tired of dragging her hockey equipment across town to the rink, she has an idea — she can just play hockey on the river in her backyard. Her parents and her sisters think this is a bad idea, but Ciara won't be stopped.

Author interviews

Robert Munsch

15 years ago
Duration 13:39
One of the world’s favourite authors, Robert Munsch, discusses his fight against illiteracy and his own struggle with mental illness.
The lively children's storyteller and author tells Don Harron what goes into creating a good tale for kids. Note: This clip was edited for copyright reasons.