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Author Base, Graeme, author.
Title The eleventh hour : a curious mystery / Graeme Base.
Pub Info New York : Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1989.
©1988
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Chilmark Juv Collection  J PICTURE BAS     IN TRANSIT
 Cotuit Children's Room  J FICTION OVERSIZE BAS     AVAILABLE
 East Falmouth-Children's  J PICTURE Base     AVAILABLE
 Eastham-Children's Coll.  J PICTURE BAS     AVAILABLE
 Nantucket-Childrens  J ILLUS FICTION BAS     ON HOLDSHELF
 Osterville-Childrens  J PICTURE BASE     AVAILABLE
 Truro-Childrens Coll.  J PICTURE BAS     AVAILABLE
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J PICTURE STORIES BAS     IN TRANSIT
Descript 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
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Note Graeme Rowland Base (born 6 April 1958) is an author and artist of picture books. He is perhaps best known for his second book, Animalia published in 1986, and third book The Eleventh Hour which was released in 1989. He was born in Amersham, England but moved to Australia with his family at the age of eight and has lived there ever since. He attended Box Hill High School and Melbourne High School in Melbourne, and then studied a Diploma of Art (Graphic Design) for three years at Swinburne University of Technology at Prahran. He worked in advertising for two years and then began illustrating children's books, gradually moving to authoring them as well. His first book, My Grandma lived in Gooligulch, was accepted by the first publisher he sent it to. Base resides in Melbourne with his wife Robyn and has three children.
Summary An elephant's eleventh birthday party 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 disappeared. The reader is invited to guess the thief.
Awards Australian Children's Book of the Year, 1989.
Note 181735. Accelerated Reader AR 5.4 0.5.
Subject Elephants -- Juvenile fiction.
Animals -- Juvenile fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.
Children's poetry.
Elephants -- Fiction.
Animals -- Fiction.
Birthdays -- Fiction.
Parties -- Fiction.
Mystery and detective stories.
Literary recreations.
Stories in rhyme.
Elephants. (DNLM)D004606
Animals. (DNLM)D000818
Birthdays.
Parties.
Mystery and detective stories.
Literary recreations.
Stories in rhyme.
Art books.
Genre Fiction.
Subject Detective and mystery stories.
Genre Dust jackets (Binding)
Mystery and detective stories.
Detective and mystery stories.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Stories in rhyme.
Puzzles and games.
Add Author Harry N. Abrams, Inc., publisher.
ISBN 0810908514
9780810908512
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