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The Eleventh Hour Curious Mystery

Base, Graeme

Published by Harry N. Abrams, NY, 1989
ISBN 10: 0810908514 / ISBN 13: 9780810908512
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Title: The Eleventh Hour Curious Mystery

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, NY

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: New

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Animals. Elephants. Birthdays. Parties. Reader is invited to guess the thief of the birthday feast. The answer is still sealed to be opened by the reader. Jacket in mylar cover. Bookseller Inventory # 004743

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Synopsis: 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.

Product Description: 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.

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