Mem Fox at Nicolson Avenue PS

Esteemed children’s book author Mem Fox brought her infectious enthusiasm and love for stories to Nicolson Avenue Primary School. During her visit, Mem engaged the children with captivating tales, fostering lively interaction among them.

Reflecting on the experience, here are a few comments from students:

“Dear Mem Fox
I loved your performance yesterday. The books you write are fabulous. I love the books Koala Lou, Shoes from Grandpa, The Magic Hat and Possum Magic.
Hanna” (Year 4)

“Thank you for coming. It was really fun and it was funny too. Come back next time. – Ryan (Year 5)

“Some things I enjoyed about Mem Fox:

  • her smile
  • she read some of her books
  • I noticed that she looked absolutely stunning
  • Please come again Mem Fox”

– Taliyah (Year 5)

“I liked the stories.” – Makira (Reception)

“Mem Fox was really funny.” – Zac (Year 2)

“When Mem Fox came it gave me an excited feeling. She read us three stories and I loved how the kids got to interact. I loved how she could sign our books and take pictures. I thought it was a great experience. I loved how we could ask questions. It was fun and entertaining.” – Madison (Year 5)

The thrill and excitement carried on for the rest of the day. Mem Fox’s visit left a lasting impression on Nicolson Avenue Primary School, inspiring a passion for storytelling and reading among the students.


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