Robert Munsch

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Robert Munsch

Munsch signs autograph for a young fan at Guelph, Ontario, Canada in 1997
Munsch signs autograph for a young fan at Guelph, Ontario, Canada in 1997
BornRobert Norman Munsch
(1945-06-11) June 11, 1945 (age 76)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
OccupationAuthor
NationalityUS / Canadian
EducationMaster of Education (Child studies)
Alma materFordham University
Boston University
Tufts University
University of Guelph
Period1979–present
GenreChildren's literature
Notable awardsOrder of Canada
Children5
Website
www.robertmunsch.com

Robert Norman Munsch CM (born June 11, 1945) is an American-born Canadian children's author. He is best known for his books The Paper Bag Princess and Love You Forever.[1]

In 1975, he moved to Canada to work at the preschool at the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario.[2]

Munsch has publicly talked about his bipolar disorder, manic depression, alcoholism and cocaine addiction issues.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "All-Time Bestselling Children's Books". Publishers Weekly. Archived from the original on May 1, 2006. Retrieved September 25, 2006.
  2. "All About Robert Munsch | The Official Website of Robert Munsch". robertmunsch.com. Retrieved 2018-02-26.
  3. Picard, André (October 9, 2009). "How Robert Munsch grabbed a lifeline". The Globe and Mail. Toronto. Retrieved 2010-05-16.
  4. "Growing Up Munsch (aired May 15, 2010)". Global Television Network, 16:9 (TV series). May 11, 2010. Archived from the original on May 19, 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-16.

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