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Shrinking of Treehorn

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 127 Ratings and 30 Reviews

Book Description
Treehorn is clearly shrinking, and his parents aren't the least bit interested. His mother is obsessed with whether or not her cake will rise. His father, at one point addressing a son who can barely see over the table, states blindly, "Nobody shrinks." Treehorn doesn't seem all that bothered that his clothes are hanging over his extremities; he just feels someone should know. But the adults he t... More
Book Information
PublisherRebound by Sagebrush
BindingHardcover (13 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date10/1992
The Creators
About Florence Parry Heide (Author) : Florence Parry Heide is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Florence Parry Heide include A Promise Is a Promise, That's What Friends Are For, The Treehorn Trilogy ... more
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About Edward Gorey (Illustrator) : Edward Gorey is a published author, editor, and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Edward Gorey include Amphigorey, The epiplectic bicycle, The ... more
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9/9/2011 Naomi Hawkins Rowe said:
I was attracted to this book initially because I am a fan of Edward Gorey, but this book is absolutely delightful, as are the others in the series. I think my son loves this book as well because he, like most children, can relate to the frustration Treehorn feels when the adults in his life don't b... more

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8/31/2007 Elizabeth Bluemle tagged as: I Read

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8/25/2007 Sara Yasmin Khan said: This is probably one of my favourite books ever. I think the stark drawings laced with the dark dark humour is brilliant. Poor tiny treehorn! His name is also the best name ever, I will name my first child Treehorn as a tribute.
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