Graeme Base





Graeme Base

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in Buckinghamshire, England, The United Kingdom
April 06, 1958

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Graeme Rowland Base is a successful Australian author and artist of picture books that have been sold internationally. He is perhaps best known for his second book, Animalia published in 1986, and third book The Eleventh Hour which was released in 1989.
He was born in England but moved to Australia with his family at the age of eight and has lived there ever since. He attended Box Hill High School and Melbourne High School in Melbourne, and then studied a Diploma of Art (Graphic Design) for three years at Swinburne University of Technology at Prahran.
He worked in advertising for two years and then began illustrating children's books, gradually moving to authoring them as well.
Graeme resides in Melbourne with his wife Robyn and has three chil...more


Average rating: 4.24 · 24,911 ratings · 1,229 reviews · 31 distinct works · Similar authors
Animalia
4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 13,568 ratings — published 1986 — 24 editions
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The Eleventh Hour
4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 5,222 ratings — published 1988 — 15 editions
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The Discovery of Dragons
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 1,354 ratings — published 1996 — 7 editions
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The Water Hole
4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 1,298 ratings — published 2001 — 8 editions
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The Sign of the Seahorse
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 871 ratings — published 1992 — 10 editions
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Uno's Garden
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 456 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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Jungle Drums
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 364 ratings — published 2004 — 10 editions
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The Legend of the Golden Snail
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 291 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Enigma: A Magical Mystery
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 291 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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The Worst Band in the Universe
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 229 ratings — published 1999 — 8 editions
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