Robert Munsch is one of Canada's iconic storytellers. Originally from the United States, he moved to Canada to work as a nursery school teacher and began telling stories there. He went on to become a bestselling children's author. His titles include Love You Forever, Mortimer, The Paper Bag Princess, A Promise is a Promise and many more. He was named to the Order of Canada in 2009.
Books by Robert Munsch
Interviews with Robert Munsch
The author talks to Midday about his book's number one spot on the New York Times list of children's books. 6:57 Children's author Robert Munsch discusses his experiences visiting Native Canadian communities during his book tours and presentations. As an author who has given free rights to his work to any aboriginal group, Munsch shares a Mohawk interpretation of his renowned "Love You Forever," claiming it's better than his original. 21:48 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