Author

Florence Parry Heide

Biography

Florence Parry Heide (1919–2011) was the author of more than 100 children’s books, including picture books, juvenile novels, two series of young adult mysteries, plays, songbooks, and poetry. She may be best remembered for her now-classic The Shrinking of Treehorn and its two sequels, illustrated by the great Edward Gorey. Florence grew up in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, married during World War Two, and spent her adult life in Kenosha, Wisconsin, with her husband and five children, all of whom grew up listening to the joyful sounds of an old typewriter.

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The Shrinking of Treehorn book
Florence Parry Heide, Edward Gorey
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Fables You Shouldn't Pay Any Attention To book
Florence Parry Heide, Sylvia Worth Van Clief, Sergio Ruzzier
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Collaborators

Sergio Ruzzier
Sylvia Worth Van Clief
Edward Gorey

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Books Stats

3Authored

Most Recent Book

Fables You Shouldn't Pay Any Attention To book
Florence Parry Heide, Sylvia Worth Van Clief, Sergio Ruzzier
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The Shrinking of Treehorn book
Florence Parry Heide, Edward Gorey
Picture book
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