Bonnie and Ben Rhyme Again by Mem FoxMem Fox was born in Australia, grew up in Africa, studied drama in England, and returned to Adelaide, Australia in 1970, where she has lived with her husband, Malcolm, and daughter Chloe, happily ever after.
Mem Fox is Australia’s most highly regarded picture-book author. Her first book, Possum Magic, is the best selling children’s book ever in Australia, with sales of over three million. And in the USA Time for Bed and Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge have each sold over a million copies. Time for Bed is on Oprah’s list of the twenty best children’s books of all time. Mem has written thirty picture books for children and five non-fiction books for adults, including the best-selling Reading Magic, aimed at parents of very young children.
Mem Fox was an Associate Professor in Literacy Studies at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia, where she taught teachers for twenty four years until her early retirement in 1996. She has received many civic awards, honours and accolades in Australia, including two honorary doctorates. She has visited the United States over one hundred times, mostly in her role as a literacy expert although she is also a well-known author in America. She is an influential international consultant in literacy, but she pretends to sit around writing full time.
Winner of the Dromkeen Medal (1990).
Good Night, Sleep Tight - Mem Fox
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This delightful story, following on from Good Night, Sleep Tight , is a rhyming text about rhymes. The two children and their friend, Skinny Doug, go for a walk around their community. Along the way they are inspired to make connections between things they see and rhymes they know. The nursery rhyme characters join in the fun along with them. Bonnie and Ben Rhyme Again is an ideal story to share with pre-readers.
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