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S: Robert Munsch

FC: Robert Munsch BY:Garrett

1: Love you forever is one of Robert Munsch's most popular books | Alligator Baby is another one

2: Biography | Robert Munsch was born on June 11,1945 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He grew up in a family of 9 kids. When he was 12 the day after he got his braces off his brother kicked him in the mouth and broke some of his teeth. He would have flunked grades 1-5 but his younger brother(the brain) was a grade behind and no one wanted to have them in the same class. He studied 7 years to be a Jesuit priest only to find out that he was a lousy priest. After he was done studying he worked at an orphanage. He found out that he loved working with children so he started writing books. The first book he wrote was mud puddle in 1979, it sold 3000 books in the first year. He has written 54 books and writes 2 books every year. The book love you forever was listed fourth on the 2011 publishers weekly all-time best selling children's book list of paperbacks at 6,970,000 copies sold (not including the 1,049,000 hardcover copies sold). In 1999 he was made a member of the order of Canada.

3: This is Robert Munsch as a kid.

4: Paper bag princess is the most popular Robert Munsch book

5: Robert Munsch has his own school | He also goes to random schools and reads to the children

6: Eight books I've read

7: Notes on my author -Born June 11,1945 in Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania -Has 9 siblings -Almost flunked grades 1,2,3,4,5 -Loves poetry -Studied seven years to be a Jesuit priest only to find out he was a lousy priest

8: Info about family -9 siblings -His mom says he acts like a six year old -When he was twelve the day after he got his braces off his brother kicked him in the face | Interesting Info Robert lives in Guelph,Ontario. He is married to Ann Beeler. He had a cocaine addiction. He gets his inspiration for books by staying with random families.

9: Book Review The book I'm reviewing is ZOOM! in the book Lauretta needs a new wheelchair and goes to the store to get a new one, she tries a few but they are to slow. She finds a wheelchair that is just right. She goes home and speeds on the road and gets a ticket and her mom say after supper she has to take the wheelchair back but at supper her brother stabs her finger and she has to take him to the hospital and she gets to keep her wheelchair. I chose this book because i loved it as a kid. I give it a five out of five because the book is just that good.

10: Robert Munsch Writing commonalities -Same layout -Same illustrator -Characters are kids he meets -Always has animals in his books | Writing commonalities are things that are same in each book. | Webpage address: robertmuncsh.com List of titles: Moose, ROAR!, Class Clown, ZOOM!, Playhouse, Pigs, More pies, Mortimer, Look at me, Just one goal

11: A rationale is a justification to why I chose my author | Rationale I chose RobertMunsch because he is my all-time favorite author. He also has hilarious stories that are easy to read. I also like that he goes to random houses to get his inspiration for his books.

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