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Base, Graeme

Overview
Works: 136 works in 495 publications in 11 languages and 26,806 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Pictorial works  Poetry  Stories in rhyme  History  Science fiction  Picture books  Children's audiobooks  Pop-up books 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.B29, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Graeme Base
Animalia by Graeme Base( Book )

55 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 3,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabet book with fantastic and detailed pictures, bearing such labels as "Lazy lions lounging in the local library."
The eleventh hour : a curious mystery by Graeme Base( Book )

36 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in English and held by 3,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The water hole by Graeme Base( Book )

41 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 2,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As ever growing numbers of animals visit a watering hole, introducing the numbers from one to ten, the water dwindles. In the tradition of his best-selling alphabet book, Animalia, author and illustrator Graeme Base takes young readers on an exhilarating journey of discovery with an ingenious fusion of counting book, puzzle book, storybook, and art book. From the plains of Africa and the jungles of the Amazon to the woodlands of North America and the deserts of outback Australia, the animals come together to drink from the water hole. But their water supply is diminishing. What's going on? Each sumptuous landscape illustration conceals hidden animal pictures for readers to find as they count the animals that visit the water hole and try to solve the mystery: will the animals come back or is their water source gone forever?
The sign of the seahorse : a tale of greed and high adventure in two acts by Graeme Base( Book )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The villanious Gropmund Groper devises a dastardly scheme to rob the innocent folk of Reeftown of their homes and money, but is foiled by the efforts of the intrepid Pearl Trout, her brother Finneus, and Corporal Bert of the Soldiercrab Army. A sophisticated picture book. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Jungle drums by Graeme Base( Book )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of being teased, Ngiri, the smallest warthog in Africa, uses a set of magic drums to make wishes, but he is not careful enough and makes the rift between the Warthogs and the beautiful Other Beasts even worse
The discovery of dragons by Graeme Base( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of "rare historical documents" (chiefly letters and dispatches) written by three intrepid adventurers (a Viking explorer, a Chinese female travelling merchant, and a Prussian explorer/cartographer), describing the famous dragons they discovered
My grandma lived in Gooligulch by Graeme Base( Book )

28 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandma, who lives with a large collection of animals in her small Australian town, takes a disastrous trip to the seaside
Uno's garden by Graeme Base( Book )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Uno arrives in the forest one beautiful day, there are many fascinating and extraordinary animals there to greet him. And one entirely unexceptional Snortlepig. Uno loves the forest so much, he decides to live there. But, in time, a little village grows up around his house. Then a town, then a city ... and soon Uno realises that the animals and plants have begun to disappear ..."--Jacket
Enigma : a magical mystery by Graeme Base( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Bertie the badger visits his grandfather at a retirement home for magicians, he learns that his grandfather's rabbit, Enigma, has disappeared along with everyone's magical things, and the reader is invited to help break a code to find the items hidden throughout the book. Includes a built-in decoder
The legend of the Golden Snail by Graeme Base( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilbur loves the legend of the Golden Snail, an enchanted galleon, and vows to become its next master
Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll( Book )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The illustrations set the classic nonsense poem taken from "Through the Looking Glass" in medieval times
Little elephants by Graeme Base( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a family's wheat crop is threatened by locusts, tiny flying elephants come to the rescue
The worst band in the universe by Graeme Base( Recording )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Castigated for defying tradition and playing an original tune on his Splingtwanger, thirteen-year-old Sprocc leaves Planet Bipp in search of musical freedom and enters the annual Worst Band in the Universe Competition. Includes a CD of songs supposedly recorded by the bands in the story
The Jewel Fish of Karnak by Graeme Base( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two thieves, caught stealing from an Egyptian market, are brought before the Cat Pharaoh, who agrees to pardon them if they bring back a treasure that was stolen from her, without taking anything else and without getting the precious Jewel Fish wet
The last king of Angkor Wat by Graeme Base( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the ruins of Angkor Wat, Tiger, Gibbon, Water Buffalo, and Gecko accept Elephant's challenge to race to a certain temple to settle their argument over who would have made the greatest king, and at the end Elephant explains how the competition showed each one's strengths and weaknesses. Includes search-and-find illustrations and a brief history of the "City of Temples."
TruckDogs : a novel in four bites by Graeme Base( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two gangs of canine-like motor vehicles, the Rott Wheelers and the Mongrel Pack, have a showdown in the town of Hubcap
The discovery of dragons : new research revealed by Graeme Base( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revised and expanded edition of the 1996 book in which a group of eccentric Victorian scientists describes and catalogs dragons from around the world, including everything from their natural habitats to their unusual eating habits
Eye to eye by Graeme Base( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine you could soar high in the sky with an eagle or dive into the deep with a majestic blue whale. Come eye to eye with some of nature's most impressive creatures as Graeme Base takes you on a richly illustrated journey of imagination and possibility
TruckDogs by Graeme Base( Recording )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparky longs to part of the pack - a group of cool young TruckDogs. But when they are banished from town and a marauding gang tries to steal the town's petrol supply, Sparky gets his chance to be a hero and bring the town back together
The island bike business by Susan Burke( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four friends uncover a mysterious gang of bike thieves, and find themselves involved in a dangerous adventure
 
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Alternative Names
Base, Graeme

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Greasebeam, Rowland W.

Greasebeam, Rowland W. 1958-

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The eleventh hour : a curious mysteryThe water holeThe sign of the seahorse : a tale of greed and high adventure in two actsJungle drumsThe discovery of dragonsMy grandma lived in GooligulchUno's gardenEnigma : a magical mystery