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Global Read Aloud: Mem Fox

A guide to the annual global read aloud

Mem Fox Books in our Library

Padlet Koala Lou

Resources Mem Fox

Whoever You Are

Little one, / whoever you are, / wherever you are, / there are little ones / just like you / all over the world. So begins the Australian author Mem Fox's joyful picture book Whoever You Are, a celebration of the world's diverse cultures, both our similarities and differences.

Tough Boris

Boris von der Borch is a mean, greedy old pirate--tough as nails, through and through, like all pirates. Or is he? When a young boy sneaks onto Boris's ship, he discovers that even pirates cry. And so does he.

Possum Magic

Grandma Poss uses her best bush magic to make Hush invisible. But when Hush longs to be able to see herself again, the two possums must make their way across Australia to find the magic food that will make Hush visible once more. 

Koala Lou

When Koala Lou’s mother becomes so busy that she forgets to tell her firstborn how much she loves her, Koala Lou enters the Bush Olympics, intending to win an event and her mother’s love all at one time. 

Padlet Tough Boris

Main Padlet

Padlet Possum Magic

Padlet Hattie & the Fox

Padlet Free choice

GRA Mem Fox Readalouds