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

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.