When Horace the elephant turns eleven, he celebrates in style by inviting his exotic friends to a splendid costume party. But a mystery is afoot, for in the midst of the games, music, and revelry, someone has eaten the birthday feast.
The rhyming text and lavish, detailed illustrations each provide clues, and it’s up to the reader to piece them together and decide whodunit! “The fun of poring over the pictures is matched by the enjoyment derived from the textwitty, ingenious verses.”
Publishers Weekly Graeme Base is the author of many award-winning books for children, including Animalia (Puffin), The Sign of the Seahorse , and most recently, The Discovery of Dragons .
Un-read. (32)pp with a very involved and artistic illustration on every p together with a verse. A mystery with clues to be solved – who stole the feast? Includes the loose leaf instruction page. N B : ONLY THE MOST INTELLIGENT CHILDREN NEED BOTHER TO READ THIS BOOK.
THE ELEVENTH HOUR: A Curious Mystery
by BASE, GRAEME
Condition: Very Fine in Plastic/Very Fine
Bookseller: BOOKLOVERS PARADISE ZA (ZA)
Bookseller Inventory #: 11797
Title: THE ELEVENTH HOUR
Author: BASE, GRAEME
Book condition: Used – Very Fine in Plastic
Jacket condition: Very Fine
Quantity available: 1
Edition: First Edition. 2nd Impression.
Publisher: Viking Kestrel,
Place: Ringwood, Oz.
Date published: 1988
Keywords: Puzzle, Art. Childrens Collectables.
Bookseller catalogs: Children’s; Games;