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
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Average rating: 4.22 · 45,363 ratings · 2,259 reviews · 44 distinct worksSimilar authors
Animalia

4.23 avg rating — 23,109 ratings — published 1986 — 28 editions
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The Eleventh Hour

4.32 avg rating — 9,101 ratings — published 1988 — 16 editions
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The Water Hole

4.26 avg rating — 2,872 ratings — published 2001 — 13 editions
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The Discovery of Dragons

4.15 avg rating — 2,661 ratings — published 1996 — 7 editions
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The Sign of the Seahorse

4.15 avg rating — 1,670 ratings — published 1992 — 11 editions
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Uno's Garden

4.22 avg rating — 882 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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Jungle Drums

4.02 avg rating — 628 ratings — published 2004 — 14 editions
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The Legend of the Golden Snail

4.17 avg rating — 563 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Enigma: A Magical Mystery

4.05 avg rating — 496 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Little Elephants

3.72 avg rating — 421 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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