The Official Website of Robert Munsch


For Claire, in Saskatchewan who wrote in 1997 and said her mom was away in Australia

My mom is in Australia
I only have my dad,
And that is really terrible
His cooking’s very bad.

I wrote my mom to help me
When I didn’t know what to do.
She sent my dad a recipe
For Australian kangaroo.

My daddy tried to cook it
But had to use a cat.
He thought it tasted really good
But I’m not getting fat.

I hope my mom comes home soon,
Before I have a fit
Cause daddy’s making cooking
That would make a vulture sick.

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