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Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 The Eleventh Hour : A Curious Mystery
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When Horace the Elephant turns eleven he celebrates in grand style by inviting his friends to a splendid party. There are games, fine music, and the promise of a magnificent feast to come. But little does Horace know that when the time comes for the birthday banquet, a most curious mystery will be revealed. None of the eleven animals is above suspicion when the clock strikes The Eleventh Hour.

Publisher's synopsis

Reading Australia

Reading Australia

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Unit Suitable For

AC: Year 1 (NSW Stage 1)

General Capabilities

Critical and creative thinking, Literacy, Numeracy

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Victoria,: Viking Kestrel , 1988 .
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      Extent: 32p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 0670823252

Works about this Work

Eleventh Hour Graeme Base , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Lu Rees Archives Notes, Books and Authors , no. 30 2008; (p. 14-15)
Who's Company, When Freeze a Crowd? Nola Allen , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 11 no. 5 1996; (p. 20-21)
Award Winning Books for Children Leonie Tyle , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 22 July 1992; (p. 6)

— Review of The Eleventh Hour : A Curious Mystery Graeme Base , 1988 single work picture book ; Drac and the Gremlin Allan Baillie , 1988 single work picture book
Untitled 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Junior Bookshelf , April vol. 54 no. 2 1990; (p. 70)

— Review of The Eleventh Hour : A Curious Mystery Graeme Base , 1988 single work picture book
Know the Author : Graeme Base Toss Gascoigne , 1989 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 4 no. 4 1989; (p. 20-22)
A Feast of Intrigue for Readers Young and Not-So-Young Elizabeth Knight , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12 November 1988; (p. 91)

— Review of The Eleventh Hour : A Curious Mystery Graeme Base , 1988 single work picture book
Picture Book of the Year Jean Buckley , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Scan , May vol. 8 no. 4 1989; (p. 14 - 15)

— Review of The Eleventh Hour : A Curious Mystery Graeme Base , 1988 single work picture book
Angsting Emus and Punk Zebras Helen Markstein , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Editions , August no. 1 1989; (p. 8-9)

— Review of The Eleventh Hour : A Curious Mystery Graeme Base , 1988 single work picture book ; Mr Nick's Knitting Margaret Wild , 1988 single work picture book ; Drac and the Gremlin Allan Baillie , 1988 single work picture book ; Megan's Star Allan Baillie , 1988 single work novel
Cover Book : The Eleventh Hour by Graeme Base Alfred R. Mappin , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 3 no. 5 1988; (p. 4)

— Review of The Eleventh Hour : A Curious Mystery Graeme Base , 1988 single work picture book
Putting it all together: Puzzle Books Ilene Cooper , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Booklist , November vol. 86 no. 5 1989; (p. 552)

— Review of The Eleventh Hour : A Curious Mystery Graeme Base , 1988 single work picture book
Know the Author : Graeme Base Toss Gascoigne , 1989 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 4 no. 4 1989; (p. 20-22)
Who's Company, When Freeze a Crowd? Nola Allen , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 11 no. 5 1996; (p. 20-21)
Eleventh Hour Graeme Base , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Lu Rees Archives Notes, Books and Authors , no. 30 2008; (p. 14-15)
The Children's Book Council of Australia Awards 1989 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 33 no. 3 1989; (p. 3-8)
The judges' report for the 1989 Australian Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards.
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