Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

Publisher details

Authors
Julie Vivas, Mem Fox
Publisher
Scholastic
Genre
Children’s Picture Book
Released
01 January, 1984
ISBN
9781862918184

Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

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    Synopsis

    Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge was the second collaboration for Mem Fox and Julie Vivas, author and illustrator of Possum Magic. First published in 1984, it was similarly an instant success, later translated into several languages and published in the US and the UK. Its classic themes and beautiful artwork have also seen it adapted to the stage as a play for children, but its enduring appeal is in the simple words of a story thoughtfully told, and illustrated with humour and understanding.#95 in  Australia's Top 100 Favourite Homegrown Reads
    Julie Vivas
    About the author

    Julie Vivas

    One of Australia's foremost illustrators, Julie Vivas's work for the world renowned Possum Magic (written by Mem Fox) began a career as a children's illustrator that has since seen the creation of some very important picture books.

    Books by Julie Vivas

    Mem Fox
    About the author

    Mem Fox

    Mem Fox has written more than 40 books for children, including the bestselling and much-loved picture books Possum Magic and Where is the Green Sheep? Other books by Mem include Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Hunwick’s Egg, Hello Baby!, A Giraffe in the Bath, Koala Lou, Baby Bedtime and Roly Poly. In 2019, The Tiny Star was released to great critical acclaim from the Australian Book Industry, and March 2021 saw the release of another new picture book, Early One Morning. Mem has been presented with an array of book awards, and was awarded an AM for services to the cultural life of Australia in 1993. Mem lives in Adelaide and is a retired Associate Professor of Literacy Studies from Flinders University, South Australia.

    Books by Mem Fox

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