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Children's Fiction Humorous Stories

Leaves!

by (author) Robert Munsch

illustrated by Michael Martchenko

Publisher
Scholastic Canada Ltd
Initial publish date
Sep 2022
Category
Humorous Stories, Seasons, General
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781443196635
    Publish Date
    Sep 2022
    List Price
    $19.99
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781443196642
    Publish Date
    Sep 2022
    List Price
    $8.99

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3

Description

It’s a Munsch-style celebration of the fall season!

 

It’s fall, and the front yard is full of colourful leaves. Dad asks Sidney and Alex to rake them all up, and when they find Dad’s fancy new leaf blower in the garage they are excited to try it out.

What could possibly go wrong?

Fans and new readers alike will love this story of what happens when a familiar chore gets a zany twist!

 

About the authors

El reconocido narrador ROBERT MUNSCH ha escrito decenas de libros para niños, entre ellos: Paper Bag Princess y Mortimer. Él vive con su familia en Guelph, Ontario.

Robert Munsch's profile page

 

MICHAEL MARTCHENKO est né à Carcassonne, en France. Il s'installe au Canada avec sa famille alors qu'il a 7 ans. En 1966, il décroche son diplôme du Collège des arts de l'Ontario et devient bientôt directeur d'une agence publicitaire. C'est lors d'une exposition d'art graphique que Robert Munsch découvre le travail de Michael Martchenko. Michael a reçu le prix Libris 2006, Illustrateur de l'année.

 

MICHAEL MARTCHENKO has illustrated dozens of books, and is most famous for his work with Robert Munsch, including Smelly Socks (Tes chaussettes sentent la mouffette!), Makeup Mess (Maquillage à gogo) and We Share Everything! (On partage tout!). He lives in Burlington, Ontario.

 

Michael Martchenko's profile page

Editorial Reviews

 

Praise and accolades for Robert Munsch:

“Books by Robert Munsch are a staple of every child’s book collection and a favourite among parents and kids. They’re fun, frivolous and downright silly. And they just keep getting better.” — SavvyMom.ca

“Although his writing style is fun and exaggerated, Robert’s stories frequently have a deeper meaning and touches on some difficult parts of life . . . I think I love Robert Munsch more now as an adult than I did as a child.” — My Wee View

“From my experience, kids love Robert Munsch stories, and the collection of books in Mad About Munsch is no exception!” — Glimpse Reviews

“Laurel and Hardy, Holmes and Watson, peanut butter and jam — some things just go better together. Robert Munsch and Michael Martchenko figured that out a number of years ago, and have been teaming up to produce silly, insanely popular books ever since.” — Quill & Quire

“[Munsch is] a kindergarten superstar he ranks up there with Pablum and Pampers in name recognition arguably the most published Canadian author ever, in any genre.” — The Globe and Mail, Report on Business Magazine

“Munsch’s parade of bright funny picture books has been a sales phenomenon in children's book publishing . . . And as Munsch books are requested by kids over and over every day in countless homes and schools, at story time and bedtime, the distinctive storyteller’s voice will undoubtedly continue to be echoed for years to come by parents, teachers, babysitters and whomever else young kids can get to read to them.” — The Chronicle Herald

“Arguably the most successful kid-lit writer in North America.” — Toronto Star

“More witty, creative and entertaining than most of what passes for adult literature.“ — The Globe and Mail

“Munsch is now as important to a whole generation of children as any television character.”— Quill & Quire

 

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