Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox


Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox

The perfect gift for a new arrival, this is the best-loved baby book from Mex Fox and Helen Oxenbury, illustrator of We're Going on a Bear Hunt. All over the world, babies are different. Yet in some ways they are very much the same: each one has ten little fingers and ten little toes - to play with, to tickle, to wave. And each child is very, very special to its parents...With a gently rhyming text and delightfully exuberant illustration, this glorious celebration of babies the world over is a book to treasure. Reverse the book's jacket to find a gorgeous first nursery poster, too!


Delightfully exuberant and endearingly sentimental, this is a simple, glorious celebration of the differences and similarities between babies the world over. Observer An instant classic ... there's real magic at work here. Publisher's Weekly

About the Author

Mem Fox is the acclaimed author of many popular children's books including Possum Magic, which is a bestselling children's book in Australia, with more than one million copies sold. In addition to writing children's books, she is a senior lecturer in education. Mem lives in South Australia with her husband. Find Mem online at www.memfox.com and on twitter as @MemFox1.

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40 pages


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Publication date

3rd August 2009



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