Author(s): Florence Parry Heide
Three stunning Edward Gorey classics, available in one volume. Featuring a clever-but repeatedly ignored-little boy named Treehorn, these stories will delight readers of all ages. "In The Shrinking of Treehorn," Treehorn is clearly shrinking, and his parents aren't the least bit interested. "Treehorn's Treasure" shows what happens when the leaves on the backyard tree turn into dollar bills. And in "Treehorn's Wish," our hero's parents neglect his birthday-but he finds a genie in a bottle, which changes things considerably. Treehorn's angst, and his whimsical schemes, come alive through Gorey's witty pen-and-ink drawings and drolly humorous text by noted author Florence Parry Heide. This beautifully-crafted, tongue-in-cheek omnibus is the perfect gift for collectors and fans of Edward Gorey.
Since her first book, Maximilian, was published in 1967, best-selling author Florence Parry Heide (b. 1919) has written many children's books, plays, and songs. Heide resides in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and has five children and seven grandchildren. Considering her full and happy life, she counts her collaboration with Edward Gorey on these stories a very special highlight.