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In the Tree House

by Andrew Larsen, illustrated by Dusan Petricic

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list price: $18.95
edition:Hardcover
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published: April 2013
ISBN:9781554536351
publisher: Kids Can Press
Description

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 Authors
Andrew Larsen is a father, homemaker and author. When he was a child, he would spend a part of every summer with his grandparents at their cottage on a hill, by a lake. Andrew now lives in a downtown Toronto neighborhood. He has published three picture books with Kids Can Press and one with Fitzhenry & Whiteside. He is married with two children.
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Duýan Petricic is an award-winning children's book designer and illustrator whose books include The Enormous Potato and Lickety-Split. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.
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Contributor Notes

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.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
3 to 7
Grade:
p to 2
Awards
  • Winner, Best Books of the Year for Children and Young Adults, Bank Street Children's Book Committee
  • Winner, TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, CBC Fan Choice Award, Canadian Children's Book Centre Awards
  • Short-listed, Shining Willow Award, The Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice Award
  • Winner, Jean Throop Book Award, Municipal Chapter of Toronto IODE
  • Short-listed, Blue Spruce Award, Ontario Library Association
  • Winner, Book of the Year 2013: Books for Young People, Quill & Quire
Editorial Reviews

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


Heartfelt and subtle.—Booklist


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

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