Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 3 to 8
- Grade: p to 3
Kelsey would rather live in ONE house . . . . But if she has to live in two, she’ll do it in comfort!
Kelsey thinks she should live in one house and her mom and dad should visit her. Instead, she puts her books and her unicorn picture and her favourite pillow in her suitcase and takes them with her as she goes back and forth. But what will happen when she decides to pack up the dog?
A charming story about a girl making the best of her co-parenting situation, and the mom and dad (and dog!) who love her.
Robert Munsch wrote this story for a girl in Calgary, Alberta, who wrote to him and asked for a story about a girl going back and forth to her mom and dad’s separate homes, just like her.
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.
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.
- Commended, Resource Links, Best of the Year
Praise for Robert Munsch and Michael Martchenko
"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
Praise for Robert Munsch
“[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