Author Study: Mem Fox
These websites are about author Mem Fox and her books. Explore the author’s website to find out more about her background. Read reviews of her books and complete activities. Includes links to eThemes on the book “Koala Lou,” the continent Australia, the continent Africa, and African culture and history.
Mem Fox Official Website
Learn all about the author and her books. You can hear her read excerpts from several of her books. NOTE: The website includes a guestbook.
Scholastic: Profiles: Mem Fox
Read this short biography of Mem Fox. Includes a list of her books.
This website includes the philosophy behind Fox's books and reviews of many of her books.
Mem Fox Interview
Read this transcript of an interview with the author.
Mem Fox Autobiography
Learn more about Mem Fox's autobiography, "Dear Mem Fox, I Have Read All Your Books Even the Pathetic Ones : and Other Incidents in the Life of a Children's Book Author." Click on "Online - Google Books" to read this book. NOTE: This site leads to other sites with ads.
Hattie and the Fox
Read a short review of the book written by Mem Fox. NOTE: This site includes ads.
eThemes Resource: Literature: "Koala Lou" by Mem Fox
These sites have suggested activities for the book "Koala Lou" and biographies on author Mem Fox. Includes an audio file of the author reading the book aloud. There are also links to eThemes Resources on koala bears, Australia, and the Olympics.
eThemes Resource: Continent: Australia
These sites have information about Australia, including its animals, geography, climate, and history. Includes photographs, maps, quizzes, and games, plus a virtual tour of the Sydney Opera House and a live Webcam that you can control. Also includes a link to eThemes Resources on koalas and the Olympics.
eThemes Resource: Continent: Africa
Learn about the geography and culture of Africa and African countries. Includes information on popular national parks and wildlife reserves. eThemes Resources on grassland habitats and East African culture are linked.
eThemes Resource: Africa: History and Culture
These sites are about the history and culture of early Africa. Learn about the different tribes and their lifestyles. Includes timelines, maps, activities, and photographs, plus eThemes Resources on Adinkra Cloths of Africa and East African Culture and Language.