Author(s): Mem Fox; Emma Quay (Illustrator)
A lullaby to babies everywhere, Baby Bedtimeis a lyrical tribute to the love inspired by the little people in our lives.This enchanting read-aloud story combines the talents of Australia's premier picture-book writer, Mem Fox, author of Possum Magicand Where is the Green Sheep?, and acclaimed illustrator Emma Quay, creator of Rudie Nudieand Not a Cloud in the Sky.
Mem Fox has written over 38 books for adults and children including Possum Magic, which has sold over three million copies and is the bestselling picture book ever in Australia. Mem has been presented with many awards including an AM in the 1993 Australia Day Honours for services to the cultural life of Australia; an SA Great Award for Literature in 2001; the Prime Minister's Centenary Medal in 2003; and she was shortlisted for the Australian of the Year in 2004. She worked as an Associate Professor of Literacy Studies in the School of Education at Flinders University, South Australia for twenty-four years and is now an international literacy consultant. Mem's books with Penguin include Where is the Green Sheep?, Hunwick's Egg, A Particular Cow, Where The Giant Sleeps, Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Hello Baby!, The Goblin and the Empty Chair, A Giraffe in the Bath and most recently Baby Bedtime. She lives in Adelaide, Australia. 'Mem Fox's books are like a warm blanket; they have a way of making the world seem a little cosier.' Sunday Age