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  • Published: 4 June 2019
  • ISBN: 9781760891169
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $17.99

Hello Baby!

from the award-winning author of Where is the Green Sheep?


Full of beautiful artwork and featuring strong, simple text this is the perfect picture book for 2-4 year olds.

Clever monkey babies, dusty lion babies, sleepy leopard babies - the world is filled with beautiful babies.
But which one is the most treasured baby of all?

A vibrant adventure in a book! With its rhythmic storyline, this classic charms little ones by introducing them to the world of baby animals.

The clear and engaging narrative is signature Mem Fox - perfect for first-time readers - while the vivid 'paper art' illustrations spark imaginations, echoing the whimsical style of Eric Carle.

Perfect for tiny hands and curious minds, this book promises delightful discoveries on every page.

Your baby will love:
> The catchy, repetitive story, perfect for young ears.
> Bright, captivating illustrations to catch their eye.
> A heartwarming conclusion where they see themselves in the story.
> A joyful journey with each read, fostering early love for books.


'Mem Fox's books are like a warm blanket; they have a way of making the world seem a little cosier.' SUNDAY AGE
'Like her Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Fox's newest has all the marks of a lap-sit classic.' PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY
'This picture book brims with fascinating animals, brilliant words and engaging artwork; it begs for cozy nightly readings.' KIRKUS REVIEWS

  • Published: 4 June 2019
  • ISBN: 9781760891169
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $17.99

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About the authors

Mem Fox

Mem Fox has written more than 40 books for children, including the bestselling and much-loved picture books Possum Magic and Where is the Green Sheep? Other books by Mem include Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Hunwick’s Egg, Hello Baby!, A Giraffe in the Bath, Koala Lou, Baby Bedtime and Roly Poly. In 2019, The Tiny Star was released to great critical acclaim from the Australian Book Industry, and March 2021 saw the release of another new picture book, Early One Morning.
Mem has been presented with an array of book awards, and was awarded an AM for services to the cultural life of Australia in 1993.
Mem lives in Adelaide and is a retired Associate Professor of Literacy Studies from Flinders University, South Australia.

Steve Jenkins

Steve Jenkins is a graphic designer and artist who admits that his first love was science, an interest that shows through clearly in his interpretive art of animals. He and his wife collaborate often and run a graphic design firm together. He has three children and currently lives in Colorado.

He has illustrated many books including the Caldecott Honor recipient What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?