***The Treehouse Book
by Peter and Judy Nelson
with David Larkin
Reviewed May 7,
Universe Publishing, New York, 2000. 224 pages.
Available at Sembach Library (690.89 NEL).
A book about treehouses. I found the topic intriguing and irresistible.
“The Treehouse Book” does begin with some tips on building a treehouse, but
most of the book is taken up with pictures and examples. The authors
have a business custom-building treehouses, and some of their creations are
There were treehouses for children, but also complete guesthouses in trees,
with bathrooms and kitchens. My favorites were the office treehouses.
Now I can daydream of being a famous writer some day with an office in a treehouse!
If you ever were a kid who wanted a treehouse, browsing through this book
will captivate your imagination. If you want to vacation in a treehouse,
it will tell you where to go. If you seriously plan to build a treehouse,
it will give you important things to consider and wonderful ideas.
Copyright © 2004 Sondra Eklund.
All rights reserved.
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