Classic Munsch ABC Share this with a friend

by Robert Munsch
illustrated by Michael Martchenko

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Munsch + ABCs = a perfect pair

What do airplanes, firetrucks, and princesses have in common? They’re all found in the wonderful world of Robert Munsch and Michael Martchenko, whose stories and illustrations together have captivated readers for almost forty years. Now, in this exciting new format, they’re back—brought together for the first time to help children learn their ABCs.

Readers of all ages will delight in spotting favorite scenes and iconic characters in this classic Munsch mash-up, while initiates will fall in love with Martchenko’s joyful imagery.

Bound in a sturdy oversized board book format perfect for gifting, Classic Munsch ABC is a must for every child’s first library.


“This seasoned and beloved author and illustrator duo expertly and artfully make the connections between letters, words, and images for children in a manner that stimulates and captures their imagination and attention . . . Any and all of the 26 letters of the alphabet will invite and inspire questions, laughter, stories, and learning.”
—ABQLA Bulletin, Quebec Library Association, 12/18

“Wonderful . . . Highly recommended.”
—CM Reviews, 11/09/18

“Readers of all ages will delight in spotting favorite scenes and characters in this classic which is a must for every child’s first library.”
—Mississauga News, 11/30/18


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