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Horace turns eleven and celebrates with a splendid party! But when the time comes for the birthday banquet, a most bizarre mystery is revealed.
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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780140541489

    November 1, 1993

    Picture Puffin

    32 pages

    RRP $19.99

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Awards and Recognition

  • KOALA Children's Choice Awards
    1989
    Winner
    Primary readers section
  • YABBA Children's Choice Awards
    1989
    Winner
    Picture Book
  • COOL Children's Choice Awards
    1992
    Runner-up
    Primary readers section
  • KOALA Children's Choice Awards
    1994
    Shortlisted
    Prize for Writing for Young Adults

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