Mem Fox


Mem Fox has written over 38 books for adults and children including Possum Magic, which has sold over three million copies and is the bestselling picture book ever in Australia. Mem has been presented with many awards including an AM in the 1993 Australia Day Honours for services to the cultural life of Australia; an SA Great Award for Literature in 2001; the Prime Minister's Centenary Medal in 2003; and she was shortlisted for the Australian of the Year in 2004. She worked as an Associate Professor of Literacy Studies in the School of Education at Flinders University, South Australia for twenty-four years and is now an international literacy consultant. Mem's books with Penguin include Where is the Green Sheep?, A Particular Cow, Where The Giant Sleeps, Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Hello Baby! and many other favourites.

Appearing as part of the WOMADelaide Story Time series

Friday 7:30pm-8:00pm - Adelaide City Libraries Bedtime Stories
Saturday 6pm-6:30pm - Kaurna and Ngarrindjeri stories with Allan Sumner
Sunday 6pm-6:30pm - Mem Fox (book reading followed by signings)
Monday 6pm-6:30pm - Kaurna and Ngarrindjeri stories with Allan Sumner