Graeme Base is one of the world's favorite creators of picture books. Abrams has published all of his books in the United States. They include The Eleventh Hour, called "a visual feast, ingeniously prepared," by Parents magazine. His other titles include The Sign of the Seahorse, The Discovery of Dragons, and The Worst Band in the Universe. "Graeme Base's picture books sparkle with the spirit of their creator," says the Boston Sunday Herald. Graeme Base lives in Melbourne, Australia.