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    The Treehouse Book (Paperback) By (author) Peter Nelson, By (author) Judy Nelson

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    DescriptionIt seems that almost everyone likes treehouses. Smiles of recognition turn into grins of enthusiasm as more people discover them and dream about making their own private retreats or family play spaces. And it's nice to remind ourselves that treehouses are built into the oldest and most forgiving, living things on earth. Also, history records treehouses as being built as deliberate follies, as challenges for arboreal designers, for merrymaking, and for keeping the spirit of fairy tales alive. But treehouses can also be social places. We will visit many that were built to entertain, to hang out with friends, or as guest houses. Trees welcome all types. Master treehouse builders Peter and Judy Nelson, with David Larkin, have embarked on yet another treehouse-discovery expedition across America, this time adding the investigation of backyard playhouses to their agenda. Now, in "The Treehouse Book," they reveal their findings, illustrated and described in the most complete volume yet. From casual treeshacks made from discarded lumber to multitiered feats of fancy, they found shelters representing myriad builders-interesting characters ranging from childhood fanatics grown up, to weekend carpenters, to those who want their grandkids to have the best clubhouse on the block. Detailed how-to information, including plans and drawings, is woven with behind-the-scenes tales of each structure's occupants and stunning interior and exterior photographic explorations.


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    Title
    The Treehouse Book
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter Nelson, By (author) Judy Nelson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 211 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 771 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780789304117
    ISBN 10: 0789304112
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25860
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    BISAC V2.8: TEC005000
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: AMC
    BISAC V2.8: ARC003000
    B&T General Subject: 380
    Ingram Subject Code: DH
    Libri: I-DH
    DC21: 728.9
    BISAC V2.8: CRA042000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HOM013000
    B&T Approval Code: A05150000, A84201500
    DC22: 690/.89
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 690.89
    BISAC V2.8: GAR024000
    LC classification: TH4885 .N47 2000, TH4885.N47
    Thema V1.0: AMC
    Illustrations note
    plans
    Publisher
    UNIVERSE PUBLISHING
    Imprint name
    UNIVERSE PUBLISHING
    Publication date
    07 July 2000
    Publication City/Country
    New York