Robert Munsch Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Famous Books, Net Worth

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Robert Munsch (Robert Norman Munsch)

Last Updated: 11 Jun, 2023 | Views: 408

Age: 79

Profession: Author

Other Profession(s): Children's Author

Famous For: The Paper Bag Princess

Higher Education: Master of Arts degree

Robert Munsch Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
11 Jun, 1945 (79 Years 6 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province

Birth District

Birth Sign

American, Canadian

Robert Munsch Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (profile/biography) 

Robert Munsch is one of Canada's most beloved and successful children's authors. Robert Munsch was born in 1945, in Pennsylvania. The family moved to Guelph, Ontario, Canada, when Robert was two years old. He attended high school at Bishop Macdonell Catholic School in Guelph, where he was an excellent student and an accomplished athlete.

Robert Munsch Education

Munsch went on to study at a number of universities, including Fordham University, the University of Guelph, and the University of Western Ontario. In 1969, he earned a Bachelor of Arts from Fordham, and in 1971, he earned a Master of Education from the University of Guelph.

Robert Munsch Career Beginnings

Munsch began his career as a children's author while working as a teacher in a daycare center in Guelph. He would often make up stories to entertain the children, and these stories eventually became the basis for his first book, "Mortimer," which was published in 1979. The book was an instant success, and Munsch went on to write many more popular children's books, including "The Paper Bag Princess," "Love You Forever," and "Stephanie's Ponytail."

Robert Munsch Personal Life

In 1973, Munsch married Ann Getz, with whom he had three children. Munsch battled depression and addiction for many years after the couple's divorce. He married Theresa, his present spouse, in 1991, and the two have two stepchildren together.

Robert Munsch Honors and Awards

Through the course of his career, Munsch has been honoured with numerous accolades, such as the Order of Canada, and the Canadian Booksellers Association Lifetime Achievement Award. 

He has also received inductions into the Canadian Children's Literature Hall of Fame .

Robert Munsch Legacy

His books have sold millions of copies around the world and have been translated into many languages. Munsch's stories are known for their humor, warmth, and empathy, and they have touched the hearts of generations of readers. His legacy continues to inspire and delight children and adults alike.

Robert Munsch Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 168 cm
In Meters 1.68 m
In feet & Inches 5'6"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 75 Kg
In Pounds 165 lbs

Eye Color

Eye Color

Robert Munsch Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Not Known

Mother's Name
Not Known

Ann Beeler

Not Known

Not Known

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