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  • Published: 4 June 2019
  • ISBN: 9781760891152
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $17.99

Tough Boris



A perfect story for children aged between 3 and 7 years, explaining that even the toughest of us are allowed to cry when something sad happens.

Boris von der Borch is a mean, greedy old pirate - tough as nails, through and through, like all pirates. Or is he?

  • Published: 4 June 2019
  • ISBN: 9781760891152
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $17.99

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.

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