Mem Fox is a retired Associate Professor of Literacy Studies at Flinders University, and also Australia's most highly regarded picture-book author. Her first publication, Possum Magic, is the best-selling children's book in Australia. It is still available in hard-back after 35 years. She has written over forty books for children including the internationally best-selling Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge, Time for Bed, Where Is The Green Sheep?, and Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes. Mem has also written several non-fiction books for adults, including her renowned book for parents: Reading Magic: how your child can learn to read before school. She lives in Adelaide but travels constantly as an advocate for literacy and literature. Her latest book is I’m Australian Too.