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

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.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Do it now!

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. The ruler of the world

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

A. Persimmons

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Book shop owner

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Being too nice

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