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The Eleventh Hour

The Eleventh Hour

Author: Graeme Base
$19.99(AUD)  inc GST
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An elephant's eleventh birthday is marked by eleven games preceding the banquet to be eaten at the eleventh hour ; but when the time to eat arrives, the birthday feast has dissappeared. The reader is invited to guess the thief. A sophisticated picture book. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
Author description

Graeme Base is one of the world's leading creators of picture books. His alphabet book Animalia, received international acclaim when it was first published in 1986, and has achieved classic status with worldwide sales approaching three million copies. It has now inspired an animated TV series. Other favourites by Graeme Base include The Eleventh Hour, My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch, The Sign of the Seahorse, The Discovery of Dragons, The Worst Band in the Universe,The Waterhole (and The Waterhole Board Book), Jungle Drums and Uno's Garden. In 2007 this last title featured in six major awards and was winner of three: Speech Pathology Book of the Year, younger readers; The Green Earth Book, USA; The Wilderness Society Environment Award. In 2003, his first novel for young readers, TruckDogs, was released. It was short-listed for the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards the following year. In 2009 Graeme produced the the fascinating, beautiful and challenging book Enigma; can you crack the code? Graeme's most recent book is The Golden Snail. Graeme lives in Melbourne with his artist wife, Robyn, and their three children - James, Kate and Will. Visit

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780140541489
  • : Penguin Books Australia
  • : Puffin
  • : January 1993
  • : 304mm X 232mm X 5mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : Graeme Base
  • : en
  • : Under 6
  • : 32
  • : Picture books; Fiction; English literature: literary criticism; Puzzles & quizzes
  • : Col.ill.
  • : Graeme Base