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.

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A Cat Called Kite
Nellie Belle
Tell Me About Your Day Today

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Do it now!

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. On the couch at my daughter's house, having one of our rambling, lovely conversations

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Sleeping.

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 is your greatest achievement?

A. Writing the best selling picture book ever in Australia

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