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The Waterhole

The Waterhole

The creator of the international bestselling 'Animalia' brings a stunning new picture book, with an exquisite cast of characters and a timeless, life-affirming theme. This book is an ingenious infusion of counting book, puzzle book, story book and art book, with typically detaile... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780140567533
Barcode 9780140567533
Published 3 March 2003 by Penguin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Base, Graeme
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ISBN-13 9780140567533
ISBN-10 0140567534
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 3 March 2003
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Base, Graeme
Category Award Winning
Sophisticated Picture Books
Environmental & Social Themes
Picture Storybooks
Australian
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 271mm
Height: 290mm
Spine: 3mm
Weight 250g
Interest Age 3-6 years
Reading Age 3-6 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code A823
Catalogue Code 11333

Description of this Book

Down to the secret waterhole the animals all come, As seasons bring forth drought and flood, they gather there as one. United in their common need, their numbers swell to ten, But hidden deep amongst the trees lie ten times that again! The Waterhole is an ingenious fusion of counting book, puzzle book, storybook and art book - an exhilarating journey of discovery, from the plains of Africa and the Jungles of the Amazon to the woodlands of North America and the deserts of outback Australia. Visit graemebase.com

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for Children's Choice Book Awards: Picture Book 2003

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Author's Bio

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 achieved classic status with worldwide sales approaching three million copies. It has now inspired an animated TV series. Other favourites by Graeme Base include The Eleventh Hour, My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch, The Sign of the Seahorse, The Discovery of Dragons, The Worst Band in the Universe,The Waterhole (and The Waterhole Board Book), Jungle Drums and Uno's Garden. In 2007 this last title featured in six major awards and was winner of three- Speech Pathology Book of the Year, younger readers; The Green Earth Book, USA; The Wilderness Society Environment Award. In 2003, his first novel for young readers, TruckDogs, was released. It was short-listed for the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards the following year. In 2009 Graeme produced the the fascinating, beautiful and challenging book Enigma; can you crack the code? Graeme's most recent book is The Last King of Angkor Wat. Graeme lives in Melbourne with his artist wife, Robyn, and their three children - James, Kate and Will. Visit graemebase.com

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