From Our Editors
There is no moral lesson behind Florence Parry Heide’s popular story, dominated and indeed shaped by Edward Gorey’s whimsically creepy artwork. It’s just that everyone can identify with The Shrinking of Treehorn, as it describes the common experience of adults ignoring children who insistently try to tell them something. Yet the trauma of a parent or teacher belittling your beliefs stays with e...
From the Publisher
Poor Treehorn's problem is politely ignored by his parents and barely tolerated by his teachers. An ALA Notable Book.