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 MemFox.net.

Books by this Author

A Cat Called Kite
Hattie and the Fox
Nellie Belle
Baby Bedtime
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Mem Fox Reads From Hello Baby!

When a family suffers an unspeakable loss, this goblin, who has been hiding away for years, comes out during the night to help them - secretly.

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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Do it now!

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Warmth

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. William Wilberforce, the Englishman who spent most of his life in the late 18th and early 19th centuries working to abolish the slave trade. I'd say: "Congratulations! And thank you, thank you, thank you thank you!"

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

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

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Badly brought up, out of control children

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