Koala Lou is a sweet young koala bear that everyone loves--especially her mother. She often tells her "Koala Lou, I DO love you!" But as time passes, brothers and sisters come along, and Koala Lou's mother doesn't have time to tell her that she loves her anymore. Then Koala Lou has an idea--she'll train and enter the Bush Olympics! If she can win the gum tree climbing event, her mother would surely love her again, wouldn't she? Find out what happens in this tender story with endearing illustrations of a young koala's determination and a mother's love and encouragement. Recommended for ages 4 to 8.
When Koala Lou’s mother becomes so busy that she forgets to tell her firstborn how much she loves her, Koala Lou enters the Bush Olympics, intending to win an event and her mother’s love all at one time. “A first-rate choice for bedtime, story hour, or reading aloud.”--The Horn Book
MEM FOX is the author of many acclaimed books, including Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Possum Magic, Koala Lou, Time for Bed, and, for adults, Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever. She lives in Adelaide, Australia.
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