The Shrinking of Treehorn

Picture Books | January 1, 1971

byFlorence Parry HeideIllustratorEdward Gorey

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Poor Treehorn's problem is politely ignored by his parents and barely tolerated by his teachers. An ALA Notable Book.

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Poor Treehorn. He wakes up one morning to discover he's shrinking, but no one will believe him...not even his parents. When they can no longer deny his assertions...they simply order him to stop. The late and creepy Edward Gorey illustrates Florence Parry Heide's darkly funny tale of the nagging fears that go with being a child.

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Poor Treehorn's problem is politely ignored by his parents and barely tolerated by his teachers. An ALA Notable Book.

Mrs. Heide is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She began writing children's books in 1967 and has published over a dozen of them. She lives in Kenosha, Wisconsin with her husband and five children. She is the mother of authors Judith Heide Gilliland and Roxanne Heide Pierce.Edward Gorey was born in chicago and received his B.A. at...

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Format:Picture BooksDimensions:64 pages, 6 × 7 × 0.25 inPublished:January 1, 1971Publisher:Holiday House Inc

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823409759

ISBN - 13:9780823409754

Appropriate for ages: 5

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Poor Treehorn. He wakes up one morning to discover he's shrinking, but no one will believe him...not even his parents. When they can no longer deny his assertions...they simply order him to stop. The late and creepy Edward Gorey illustrates Florence Parry Heide's darkly funny tale of the nagging fears that go with being a child.