Real Life Tree Houses: Background information when reading Harry's Trees

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Harry's Trees

by Jon Cohen

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Harry's Trees by Jon Cohen
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    Jun 2018, 432 pages
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    Jun 25, 2019, 432 pages

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Real Life Tree Houses

This article relates to Harry's Trees

Unlike Harry in Jon Cohen's Harry's Trees, readers can't stay in the fictional tree house built by Amanda Jeffers's late husband, but there are plenty of other wildly inventive and beautiful tree houses around the world that people can visit, explore - and even sleep in! Here are just a few:

Treehouse PointJust twenty miles outside Seattle, in Fall City, Washington, is Treehouse Point, an eco-resort with a mini-village of six unique tree houses deep in the forests of the Pacific Northwest. The resort's owner is a tree house consultant who also teaches courses on how to build tree houses.

The TreehotelThe TreeHotel in Sweden takes a modern approach to tree house construction, with tree houses that resemble a mirrored cube, a floating box, a bird's nest, and even a UFO.

Wild WalkYou can't sleep over (too bad!), but the Wild Walk near Lake Placid in New York offers visitors a trail of bridges and platforms that travel across, and in some cases, through, the trees in the ...

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