Get ready for the childhood treehouse of your dreams

Published on: 30 May 2018

Peer inside a picture book that perfectly captures the fun and adventure of treehouses – and why every child wants to have one. 

Everything You Need for a Treehouse (Chronicle Books) is a real gem of a picture book. 

Written by Carter Higgins, the book looks into everything that makes up a treehouse. There's a loving appreciation of nature, here; the timber and twine that puts such a construction together.

Emily Hughes' fantastic illustration have a nostalgic appeal to them, and really convey the sheer wonder of treehouses. After all, at any minute, they can transform into fairy-tale palaces or epic libraries or magical look-outs, all in the flicker of a child's imagination.

Everything You Need for a Treehouse is a wonderful book for the summer – see for yourself in our gallery below. And remember:

Treehouses are for wonder.
Treehouses are for snacks.
Treehouses are for whispers and snickers and echoes.
Treehouses are for everyone.

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Everything You Need For a Treehouse, illustrated by Emily Hughes
Everything You Need For a Treehouse, illustrated by Emily Hughes
Everything You Need For a Treehouse, illustrated by Emily Hughes
Everything You Need For a Treehouse, illustrated by Emily Hughes
Everything You Need For a Treehouse, illustrated by Emily Hughes
Everything You Need For a Treehouse, illustrated by Emily Hughes
Everything You Need For a Treehouse, written by Carter Higgins and illustrated by Emily Hughes
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