Koala Lou

Author/Illustrator: Mem Fox/Pamela Lofts
Publisher: Harcourt Books
Publication Date: 1989
Genre: Fiction, Picture Book
Audience: Pre-K+

Koala Lou enters the Olympics to win an event and her mothers love because her mother became too busy and forgot to tell her how much she loves her.

Activity: Use this book to teach the students about story sequence. Copy five pages in the story from the beginning middle and end, have the students put the pictures in the order that they think the story will happen. Then read the story and look at the pictures again and put them in the correct sequence of the story. Students then write the story in their own words underneath the illustrations.

Reviewer’s Name: Nina Penman