First printing. Illustrated glossy boards, matching DJ. Flatsigned on title page. Rear pastedown contains a decoder game in bound-in folder, accompanying the book's plot. Book very good plus with bump/dent to bottom edges of boards. DJ very good plus with minor shelfwear. Game appears to be functional and intact. 36 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 10684
Bestseller Graeme Base harks back to his classic New York Times bestselling solve-the-mystery story The Eleventh Hour in an all-new book that will “puzzle” and entice young readers.
Enter a magical world in this warm, funny, and enduring story about the special relationship between a grandson and his grandpa—and their love for magic.
Bertie Badger loves to visit the Retirement Home for Elderly Magicians and watch his grandpa perform magic tricks. But one day all the magicians’ props go missing, so Bertie sets off to investigate. Can he solve the mystery in time to save the show? This clever book will engage readers as they are challenged to solve the mystery along with Bertie, discovering where the missing props have gone by using a decoder included with the book that reveals the mystery. Graeme Base, creator of Animalia and many bestselling and beloved books for children, conjures up an inventive, irresistible tale. F&P level: S
About the Author: 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 sold more than two million copies. Graeme lives in Melbourne, Australia.
Title: Enigma: A Magical Mystery
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: 2008
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: 1st Edition.
Book Description Abrams, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. illustrated (illustrator). 1st Edition. Author signature & drawing on title page. Clean, colorful DJ is lightly rubbed at edges; not price-clipped. Boards firmly bound; code breaker in working order; clean, crisp pages. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # WS18824
Book Description Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 081097245X 36p. Printing line ends in 1. Illustrated jacket with minor wear to lower edge. Glossy boards with small bumps at corners and spine ends. Inscribed and signed by Base with an original drawing on title page. Clean and bright throughout, and the moving pieces of the code-key at the back are all functional. Sound binding. This item is oversized and may require additional postage for Priority Mail or shipment to locations outside the US. First Printing. Jacket Condition: Very Good +. Size: Folio - over 12 in - 15 in tall. Year: 2008. Seller Inventory # BBS-066142
Book Description Harry N. Abrams, New York, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 1st Edition. First edition / First printing. Signed on the half-title page by the author/illustrator. Pictorial laminated boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 13425-2
Book Description Abrams Books for Young Readers / Harry N. Abrams, New York, New York, 2008. Illustrated Glossy Hard Cover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. Graeme Base (illustrator). First Edition, 1st Printing. Fine. Illus. in color. A delightful story and intriguing, inventive puzzle with reusable code breaker at back of book. Besides his signature on the title page, Graeme Base has drawn a small head caricature of a camel wearing a top hat, and dated "08" in year of publication. Children's. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Signed by Author (Illustrator). Seller Inventory # 11718