Graeme Base used the buildings he saw during his travels through Africa, Asia, and Europe to design and decorate Horace's fantastic house. Astute readers may recognize Roman cathedrals, Scottish palaces, and stone carvings from India. Best of all, secreted in these walls are cryptic messages in Egyptian hieroglyphics, anagrams, and even Morse code to challenge the perceptive and deductive abilities of any reader "of tender years or long in tooth." The Eleventh Hour is a brilliant, rigorous, creative romp that no child (or adult) should miss. (All Ages)
A great mystery book for kids of all ages. Adults will enjoy it, too. Kids will enjoy the story told in verse, Adults and older kids will enjoy solving the mystery, (using... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
The kids read this book constantly, trying to find every hidden item. Recommended for 5-13 year olds in my book, they're all entertained.Published 1 month ago by Salty Donkey
If I enjoyed this puzzle book as an adult... then it's a win-win gift for any child! Puzzles are not too hard but will take a few hours to finish it.Published 1 month ago by Ellery B
Great story with excellent graphics.
Grand Kids loved reading along.
Nice book, but lacks the paper outer cover. The wrap, I suppose you call it? I was hoping it would have that, it adds to the quality of the book. Still nice.Published 1 month ago by Cathleen