Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes – Fox, Mem

<p>Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes</p>

Title

Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes

Author

Fox, Mem

Illustrator

Oxenbury, Helen

Publisher

Viking Penguin

Published Date

2008

Annotation

Each baby illustrated in this picture book is from a different culture or background and raised in different circumstances, but they all share something in common. Each baby has ten little fingers and ten little toes. The combination of Mem Fox’s rhymes, rhythm, repetition and simplicity and Helen Oxenbury’s warm and witty illustrations make this a perfect book for sharing.

Key Concepts

Cross cultural relations, Family, Relationships

Audience

Early childhood, Lower primary

AC Links/EYLF

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