Along the shores of Lake Michigan in the small town of Charlevoix sit unique homes that look as if they’ve sprouted from the ground like mushrooms. Seeing nature and home in a playful tumble of bumpy stone walls and wavy roofs fills the soul with delight. Who created these enchanted houses? Discover the true story of Earl A. Young. With nature as his teacher and an unstoppable creative spirit, Earl Young transformed the boulders from Lake Michigan’s northern shores into Charlevoix’s fairytale cottages, which are now known and beloved worldwide.
Illustrator: Sharon Smithem