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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)
I loved this book as a child. I don't think I even fully understood the story; my best memory was finding all the little hidden pictoral gems. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Z Stanley
Bought this for my sister to read to my 7 year old niece. They liked it a lot!Published 11 days ago by Jessica Dewey
I had never read any Graeme Base before but he has become a very quick Fav in my house, up there with Mem Fox and many others
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I love Graeme Base! I actually purchased this book for my children because I remember as a young child laying for hours in the library looking for the hidden clues and secrets... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Lyndee
Great book for grandkids (and grandparents!) Lots of detailed illustrations, lots of clues, a good Mystery!Published 29 days ago by Russ Carnes
Graeme Base is fantastic. If you like The Eleventh Hour check out Animalia (the truck on the "L" page is a Lorrie) and The Sign of the Seahorse. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Olwen M. Morgan
This book was in excellent condition and a great addition to mine and my daughters puzzle book collection!Published 1 month ago by nicole wilson
I used to love this book and all it's mysteries as a child. As an adult I thought I could easily solve the puzzles that alluded me when I was younger. I was wrong. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jessica Lauren