Murmel, Murmel, Murmel

In this children's book from Robert Munsch, a young girl hears mysterious "murmel" sounds coming from a hole in her sandbox.

Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko

When Robin finds a baby in her sandbox, she knows she can't take care of it. So off she goes, to find a friend or neighbour who would want to raise a baby. A delightful story inspired by Robert Munsch's own story of adopting a son.

Author interviews

Robert Munsch

14 years ago
One of the world’s favourite authors, Robert Munsch, discusses his fight against illiteracy and his own struggle with mental illness. 13:38
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. 9:41