In the Tree House (Hardcover)

By Andrew Larsen, Dusan Petricic (Illustrator)

Kids Can Press, 9781554536351, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2013

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (4/3/2018)

List Price: 16.95*
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An evocative story about two brothers who are growing up (one faster than the other), an unusual summer night and a special tree house that proves childhood is not just a time but also a place.

About the Author

Andrew Larsen is the author of The Imaginary Garden and Bella and the Bunny. He is a stay-at-home father who finds time to write between laundry and lunch. He lives in Toronto, Canada.

Du?an Petri?i? is an award-winning children's book designer and illustrator whose books include The Enormous Potato and Lickety-Split. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Praise For In the Tree House

... cheerily illustrated ... this picture book captures ... the thrill of brotherly camaraderie ...—The Wall Street Journal

The powerful story is made more so by the expressive illustrations of masterful Serbian-Canadian artist Du?an Petri?i?.—Quill & Quire

The layout of this small, oblong picture book is attractive, and the story is pleasant.—School Library Journal

Larsen's text is full of delights, simple sensory details that capture a mood. ... To these crisply written words, Petri?i? brings his own rich dimension of narrative and character.—Quill & Quire, Starred Review

Heartfelt and subtle.—Booklist