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Author photo. Mem Fox with her latest book, Let's Count Goats, at the 2010 Baltimore Book Festival. ©2010

Mem Fox with her latest book, Let's Count Goats, at the 2010 Baltimore Book Festival. ©2010

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Mem Fox was born on March 5, 1946 in Melbourne, Australia. She attended a drama school in London. She returned to Australia where she was a college professor. She writes children's books including Possum Magic, Night Noises, Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge, Time for Bed, Koala Lou, Wombat Divine, Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Hello Baby!, A Giraffe in the Bath (co-written with Olivia Rawson), Count Goats!, and The Little Dragon. She has also written several books for adults. She has received numerous awards including the 1990 Dromkeen Medal for distinguished services to children's literature, a 1991 Advance Australia Award for her outstanding contribution to Australian literature, and a medal in the 1993 Australia Day Honours awards for services to the cultural life of Australia. (Bowker Author Biography)
— biography from Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
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Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge 2,971 copies, 206 reviews
Whoever You Are 2,917 copies, 216 reviews
Time for Bed 2,686 copies, 55 reviews
Possum Magic 1,738 copies, 67 reviews
Koala Lou 1,666 copies, 54 reviews
Where Is the Green Sheep? 1,418 copies, 86 reviews
Hattie and the Fox 1,204 copies, 53 reviews
Tough Boris 1,026 copies, 86 reviews
Harriet, You'll Drive Me Wild! 903 copies, 44 reviews
The Magic Hat (Book and CD) 893 copies, 50 reviews
Shoes from Grandpa 696 copies, 35 reviews
Wombat Divine 595 copies, 20 reviews
Night Noises 594 copies, 29 reviews
Sleepy Bears 451 copies, 15 reviews
Hello Baby! 441 copies, 37 reviews
Zoo-Looking 414 copies, 8 reviews
Feathers and Fools 294 copies, 23 reviews
Sophie 233 copies, 24 reviews
Hunwick's Egg 229 copies, 11 reviews
Boo to a Goose 210 copies, 5 reviews
Guess What? 202 copies, 13 reviews
Good Night, Sleep Tight 196 copies, 10 reviews
A Particular Cow 187 copies, 9 reviews
Let's count goats 182 copies, 9 reviews
The Goblin and the Empty Chair 134 copies, 15 reviews
Tell Me About Your Day Today 124 copies, 11 reviews
A Bedtime Story 120 copies, 10 reviews
Two Little Monkeys 119 copies, 14 reviews
Where the Giant Sleeps (Author) 112 copies, 4 reviews
Ducks Away! 99 copies, 3 reviews
Yoo-Hoo, Ladybug! 95 copies, 4 reviews
The Straight Line Wonder 95 copies, 3 reviews
This & That 72 copies, 2 reviews
Baby Bedtime 57 copies, 6 reviews
I'm Australian too 55 copies, 1 review
Cat Called Kite 42 copies, 2 reviews
Nellie Belle 31 copies, 2 reviews
I'm an Immigrant Too! 28 copies, 3 reviews
Roly Poly 21 copies, 1 review
The Tiny Star 17 copies
Early One Morning 17 copies, 1 review
This and That 3 copies
Bear Play 1 copy
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