Treehorn's Treasure

by Florence Parry Heide and Edward Gorey Book 2 of the Treehorn Trilogy

The unforgettable boy of The Shrinking of Treehorn returns in a similarly-designed... read more

The unforgettable boy of The Shrinking of Treehorn returns in a similarly-designed book. One day Treehorn notices the leaves on a tree changing into dollar bills. Since this occurs shortly after Treehorn’s father announces that money doesn’t grow on trees, and they must save for a rainy day, Treehorn tries but fails to get the attention of adults to what he is saying. Puns, irony, and droll social observation mark the witty text by a Kenosha writer and “Goreyesque” illustrations enhance each page spread. (9 years and older)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1981

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