Mem Fox

Books by This Author

Harriet, You'll Drive Me Wild!

By: Mem Fox
Illustrated by: Marla Frazee
Age Level: 3-6
Harriet Harris is a pesky child whose mother usually handles her antics with patience — but one day, Mom blows her top. The anger blows over and mother and child know that they still love each other. Readers will relate to their story told in expressive illustration and vivid language.

Hello Baby!

By: Mem Fox
Illustrated by: Steve Jenkins
Age Level: 0-3
Highly textured, realistic collages on uncluttered backgrounds combine with rhythmic, rhyming, and repetitive text to introduce a range of animals. Ranging from very familiar to lesser known, young listeners will meet creatures and language in this compelling and participatory book.

Koala Lou

By: Mem Fox
Illustrated by: Pamela Lofts
Age Level: 3-6
Koala Lou, a koala bear, lives in Australia with her growing family. In order to regain her mother's attention and be reassured of her family position and her mother's love, Lou enters the Bush Olympics. Lush illustrations show the Australian landscape.

Possum Magic

By: Mem Fox
Illustrated by: Julie Vivas
Age Level: 3-6
Grandma possum uses magic to make little Hush invisible, but to find the antidote they must explore Australia for just the right remedy. Richly-hued illustrations enhance their journey and introduce different magical (or not) foods.

Sleepy Bears

By: Mem Fox
Illustrated by: Kerry Argent
Age Level: 3-6
Mother Bear knows her six cubs so well that she tells each a special bedtime tale in order to get them to sleep for the winter. Lush illustrations detail each dream as the youngsters drift off and fantasize.

Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes

By: Mem Fox
Illustrated by: Helen Oxenbury
Age Level: 0-3
From the opening lines to its satisfying conclusion, readers are introduced to babies from many cultures. Though each child is different, each has some things in common — "ten little fingers & ten little toes." The rhyming text and repeated phrase make this a wonderful book to share with children of many ages.

Time for Bed

By: Mem Fox
Age Level: 0-3
It's bedtime for an ewe and her lamb, a cow and her calf and for a mother and her child. Watercolor illustrations show mothers and their babies settling in for the night.

Tough Boris

By: Mem Fox
Illustrated by: Kathryn Brown
Age Level: 3-6
Boris von der Borch is a pirate and as rough and tough as nails… until his parrot dies and he mourns just like everyone. The cabin boy also mourns when he's set ashore, forced to leave the pirate ship. Energetic language and illustrations add humor and appeal.

Where Is the Green Sheep?

By: Mem Fox
Illustrated by: Judy Horacek
Age Level: 3-6
Cartoon-like illustrations are perfect to engage readers in the search for the missing sheep. Repetitious, rhyming language and comic illustrations combine for an animated romp all the way to its satisfying conclusion.

Whoever You Are

By: Mem Fox
Illustrated by: Leslie Staub
Age Level: 3-6
People all over the world laugh and cry, live, and love even though they may look different or live differently. Straightforward text is complemented by illustrations that are reminiscent of folk art in this comfortable reminder that everyone has much in common.

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