Book review - Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge

“Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge” is a timeless picture book written just over 30 years ago by acclaimed Australian author Mem Fox.

Wilfred Gordon McDonald PartridgeThe book is beautifully illustrated in soft pastels by Julie Vivas.

The book’s beautiful dialogue expresses a friendship that strikes up between a young child, called Wilfred and his elderly neighbour Miss Nancy.

The book explores Miss Nancy’s memory loss and Wilfred’s attempt to allow his friend to recover her lost memory. It is sensitively written and is a wonderful book suitable both for children and adults.