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Sounds Like Christmas

A picture book by Robert Munsch & Michael Martchenko.

Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko

Grandma is baking Christmas cookies, so she asks Lincoln and Georgia to decorate the tree. And what a tree it becomes! In addition to the lights, garlands and balls the kids compete to add some very special and extremely noisy ornaments, including a talking doll, a chirping bird, the neighbour's dog and more. What will their grandparents — and Santa — think?

The grandma in this story is Robert Munsch's long-time assistant Sharon and the kids are her grandchildren, Georgia and Lincoln. (From Scholastic Canada)

Munsch is one of Canada's iconic storytellers and Michael Martchenko is the long-time illustrator of several of his books. Their books together include MortimerThe Paper Bag Princess and many more. 

Interviews with Robert Munsch

Robert Munsch on Love You Forever

29 years ago
Duration 6:57
The author talks to Midday about his book's number one spot on the New York Times list of children's books.
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.

Books by Robert Munsch

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