Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox

Title: Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
Author
: Mem Fox
Illustrator: Julie Vivas
Publisher: Penguin Books (1987)
ISBN: 9780140505863
 
Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox is a moving picture books that promotes compassion, community, friendship and relationship skills.
 
A boy named Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge lives next to an old people’s home. His favourite resident “of all was Miss Nancy Alison Delacourt Cooper because she had four names, just as he did. He called her ‘Miss Nancy’ and told her all his secrets.” When Wilfrid finds out she has lost her memory he goes on a journey to discover what memories are so he can help Miss Nancy find hers.

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Storyonline: Lesson Plans
Scholastic: Lesson Plan
Reading Australia: Teaching Resources
Foldables: What’s a Memory? Activity
CPalms: Close Reading
Mem Fox Website: Picture Book Background
Mem Fox Official Website
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