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When Horace the elephant turns eleven, he celebrates in style by inviting his exotic friends to a splendid costume party. But a mystery is afoot, for in the midst of the games, music, and revelry, someone has eaten the birthday feast. The rhyming text and lavish, detailed illustrations each provide clues, and it's up to the reader to piece them together and decide whodunit! "The fun of poring over the pictures is matched by the enjoyment derived from the textwitty, ingenious verses." — Publishers Weekly Graeme Base is the author of many award-winning books for children, including Animalia (Puffin), The Sign of the Seahorse, and most recently, The Discovery of Dragons.

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When Horace the elephant turns eleven, he celebrates in style by inviting his exotic friends to a splendid costume party. But a mystery is afoot, for in the midst of the games, music, and revelry, someone has eaten the birthday feast! Rhyming text and detailed illustrations provide clues to help readers find out who committed the crime. Full color.

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ISBN:
9780140561609
Author:
Base, Graeme
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Author:
aeme
Author:
Base, Gr
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Birthdays
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - Mystery
Subject:
Stories in rhyme
Subject:
Elephants
Subject:
Parties
Subject:
Literary recreations
Subject:
Mysteries & Detective Stories
Subject:
Animals -- Fiction.
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Large Print:
Yes
Series Volume:
97-8
Publication Date:
19970931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
12.19x9.22x.17 in. .47 lbs.
Age Level:
06-09

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"Synopsis" by , When Horace the elephant turns eleven, he celebrates in style by inviting his exotic friends to a splendid costume party. But a mystery is afoot, for in the midst of the games, music, and revelry, someone has eaten the birthday feast! Rhyming text and detailed illustrations provide clues to help readers find out who committed the crime. Full color.

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