Robert Munsch

Pyjama Day!

By Robert Munsch
Illustrations by Michael Martchenko

Ages 3 - 7
32 Pages
Scholastic Canada Ltd.
ISBN 978-1-4431-3917-5 Paperback
ISBN 978-1-4431-3916-8 Paper Over Board
Also available in French: Journée pyjama

It's Pyjama Day, so Andrew brings his wonderful new pyjamas to school. But these pyjamas might be a little TOO perfect…

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About the story

The family in this story is Robert Munsch's family — the same family that is in Makeup Mess, Finding Christmas and, of course, Andrew's Loose Tooth. Munsch was inspired to write this story because his son Andrew liked to chew on his pyjamas when he was a little boy!

ART ALERT! The pattern on Andrew’s pyjamas is Munsch-themed! It includes pies (as in More Pies!); Tina’s socks from Smelly Socks; chili peppers as a reference to Class Clown; and a moose from what else: Moose! Even the drapes in Andrew’s room match his perfect pyjamas! 

You might notice references to LOTS of other Munsch books. Did you spot the following actual books: Hugs, The Sandcastle Contest, More Pies!, Moose! and Swamp Water? The Paper Bag Princess is on the bulletin board. Can you find any others?

Did you recognize the salesman in the store? He was the waiter in Swamp Water!

Image credits

Image credits:

From Swamp Water. Text copyright © 2013 by Bob Munsch Enterprises Ltd. Illustrations © 2013 by Michael Martchenko. All rights reserved.

From Too Much Stuff! Text copyright © 2010 by Bob Munsch Enterprises Ltd. Illustrations copyright © 2010 by Michael Martchenko. All rights reserved.