Mem Fox

Mem Fox is an educator and international literacy expert, and her many acclaimed picture books for young children include Yoo-Hoo, Ladybug!; Hello Baby!; Baby Bedtime; the bestselling modern classics Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes and Time for Bed; and, for adults, Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever. She lives in Adelaide, Australia. Visit her at

Books by this Author

I'm an Immigrant Too
Hattie and the Fox
Nellie Belle
Baby Bedtime
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Do it now!

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Persimmons

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Warmth

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Writing the best selling picture book ever in Australia

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Divine! Fantastic! Oh, God, that's hysterical!


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