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Article  •  12 May 2016


Mem’s preschool picks

Mem Fox selects eight must-have books for preschoolers.

She’s the bestselling author of Where is the Green Sheep?, Possum Magic and Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, among many others. So we were keen to find out what Mem Fox recommends as must-have classics for children aged from birth to four. Here’s what she offered up...

  1. Each Peach Pear Plum by Allan Ahlberg
  2. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See? by Bill Martin Jr
  3. Where’s Spot? By Eric Hill
  4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  5. Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Diary by Lynley Dodd
  6. Who Sank the Boat by Pamela Allen
  7. Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell
  8. The Elephant and the Bad Baby by Elfrida Vipont

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