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The Shrinking of Treehorn

The Adventures of Treehorn #1

by Florence Parry Heide

  • 17 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Holiday House in New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

A boy discovers he is shrinking but does not know the cause or cure.

Edition Notes

StatementDrawings by Edward Gorey.
ContributionsGorey, Edward, 1925- illus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.H36 Sh
The Physical Object
Pagination[63] p.
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4769274M
ISBN 100823401898
LC Control Number78151753

"If you want to pretend you're shrinking, that's all right," said Treehorn's mother, "as long as you don't do it at the table." A small boy finds himself shrinking in this oddly offbeat, surreal, and funny story, illustrated with Edward Gorey's signature pen and ink drawings.


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The Treehorn Trilogy contains three well-loved stories chronicling the trials of Treehorn, a young boy with a talent for getting into and out of (and sometimes right back into) unusual Shrinking of Treehorn finds him growing down instead of growing up; in Treehorn’s Treasure, he puts a creative spin on an adage spoken by his father; and a genie adds some befuddlement.

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