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About the book
  • Published: 8 January 2019
  • ISBN: 9780143795384
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 36
  • RRP: $16.99

The Last King of Angkor Wat


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A timeless fable full of adventure and beauty from a much-loved storyteller.

Four mighty animals of the jungle all vie for title of Greatest King, but which one really is the best for the job? An encounter with a mysterious visitor leads them to each individually learn about their true selves, and the values that are truly important.

  • Pub date: 8 January 2019
  • ISBN: 9780143795384
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 36
  • RRP: $16.99

About the Author

Graeme Base

Graeme Base is one of the world’s leading creators of picture books. Animalia received international acclaim when it was first published in 1986 and has achieved classic status with worldwide sales of over three million copies.

Other favourites by Graeme Base include The Eleventh Hour, The Waterhole, Jungle Drums, Uno’s Garden, Enigma, The Legend of the Golden Snail, The Jewel Fish of Karnak, Little Elephants, The Last King of Angkor Wat, the Little Bug Books, Eye to Eye and The Amazing Monster Detectoscope. Graeme lives in Melbourne, Australia, with his artist wife, Robyn.

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Awards & Recognition

  • Australian Book Industry Awards

    Shortlisted • 2015 • Book of the Year for Younger Children


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