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Possum Magic  : 30th Anniversary Edition - Mem Fox

Possum Magic

30th Anniversary Edition

By: Mem Fox, Julie Vivas (Illustrator)


Published: 1st April 2013
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RRP $15.99

For 30 years Possum Magic has captivated and enchanted children and adults alike. Mem Fox's lovable characters, little Hush and Grandma Poss, together with Julie Vivas' exquisite illustrations, weave a story of pure magic. Continuously in print since it was first published by Omnibus Books in 1983, Possum Magic has been embraced as a timeless Australian tale.

About the Author

Mem Fox was born in Australia, grew up in Africa, studied drama in England, and returned to Adelaide, Australia in 1970, where she has lived with her husband, Malcolm, and daughter Chloë, happily ever after.

Mem Fox is Australia’s most highly regarded picture-book author. Her first book, Possum Magic, is the best selling children’s book ever in Australia, with sales of over three million. And in the USA Time for Bed and Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge have each sold over a million copies. Time for Bed is on Oprah’s list of the twenty best children’s books of all time. Mem has written thirty picture books for children and five non-fiction books for adults, including the best-selling Reading Magic, aimed at parents of very young children.


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Still magic 3o years on!

By Jennygran

from Brisbane

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Verified Buyer


  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Engaging characters
  • Well Written
  • Wonderful Illustrations


    Best Uses

    • Gift
    • Younger Readers

    This a classic of Australian picture books first bought and read (over and over) to my kids and now a joy to share with the granchildren.

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    ISBN: 9781742990040
    ISBN-10: 1742990045
    Audience: Children
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 32
    Published: 1st April 2013
    Publisher: Scholastic Australia