ROBERT MUNSCH started telling stories when he was teaching in a daycare, to get the kids to settle down. Now he is Canada's number one author for young readers with more than 80 books in print, including such bestsellers as The Paper Bag Princess, We Share Everything!, So Much Snow! and Love You Forever. Every one of his stories was first told aloud to children -- and each one is dedicated to the kid who inspired the story. He is a member of the Order of Canada, has a star on Canada's Walk of Fame, and is a hero to generations of young readers. In 2021 he was nominated for the prestigious international Astrid Lindgren Award. Robert Munsch lives in Guelph, Ontario. Visit him online at http: //scholastic.ca/munsch/.
MICHAEL MARTCHENKO has illustrated dozens of books, and is most famous for his work with Robert Munsch, including Smelly Socks), Makeup Mess and We Share Everything! . He lives in Burlington, Ontario.