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  • Publisher Random House Children's Books
  • ISBN-10 0394815009
  • ISBN-13 9780394815008
  • eBay Product ID (ePID) 1019535

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  • Book Title Phantom Tollbooth
  • Author Norton Juster
  • Format Hardcover
  • Language English
  • Topic Classics, Fantasy & Magic, Action & Adventure / General, General
  • Intended Audience Ages 2-3, Ages 9-12, Ages 4-8, Under 2 Years
  • Publication Year 1961
  • Genre Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages 288 Pages
  • Item Length 9.4in
  • Item Height 1in
  • Item Width 6.2in
  • Item Weight 16.2 Oz

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  • Lc Classification Number Pz7.J9865ph 1996
  • Grade from Third Grade
  • Grade to Seventh Grade
  • Edition Description Anniversary
  • Edition Number 35
  • Reviews " I read [The Phantom Tollbooth] first when I was 10. I still have the book report I wrote, which began 'This is the best book ever.'" --Anna Quindlen, The New York Times "A classic... Humorous, full of warmth and real invention." -- The New Yorker From the Trade Paperback edition., " I read [The Phantom Tollbooth] first when I was 10. I still have the book report I wrote, which began 'This is the best book ever.'" --Anna Quindlen,The New York Times "A classic... Humorous, full of warmth and real invention." --The New Yorker From the Trade Paperback edition.
  • Illustrated by Feiffer, Jules
  • Copyright Date 2015
  • Target Audience Juvenile Audience
  • Lccn 2015-002504
  • Dewey Decimal [Fic]
  • Dewey Edition 23
  • Illustrated Yes

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I read this book for the first time at the age of 12. I fell in love immediately with the characters and intricate wordplay. I am disappointed that this book and Norton Juster isn't as well-known as other children's book authors such as Roald Dahl. The book opens by following a young boy as he lazily trudges through his day. He finds a tollbooth in his room which takes him to a wild fantasy world where ideas and phrases he had or might not have heard before suddenly take on new meaning. Throughout his travels, his way of thinking is changed by the wonderous places and eccentric characters he encounters. I recently purchased a copy and was instantly transformed back to the Land of Rhyme and Reason. This is definitely on my classic list and a must-have for any literary collection.

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This has been one of my favorite books since I was a child. It never goes out of style. The main character, Milo, is a normal child - one who is always wanting to be someplace other than where he is. It brings Language and Math into a child's world in a most interesting way. I have purchased this book for many children. This purchase was for my first Child, Miles - who we call Milo. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in a great journey.

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Norton Juster received (and continues to receive) enormous praise for this original, witty, and oftentimes hilarious novel, first published in 1961. In an introductory "Appreciation" written by Maurice Sendak for the 35th anniversary edition, he states, " The Phantom Tollbooth leaps, soars, and abounds in right notes all over the place, as any proper masterpiece must." Indeed.

As Milo heads toward Dictionopolis he meets with the Whether Man ("for after all it's more important to know whether there will be weather than what the weather will be"), passes through The Doldrums (populated by Lethargarians), and picks up a watchdog named Tock (who has a giant alarm clock for a body). The brilliant satire and double entendre intensifies in the Word Market, where after a brief scuffle with Officer Short Shrift, Milo and Tock set off toward the Mountains of Ignorance to rescue the twin Princesses, Rhyme and Reason. Anyone with an appreciation for language, irony, or Alice in Wonderland -style adventure will adore this book for years on end. (Ages 8 and up)

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  • Publisher Bullseye Books
  • Publication date 1988
  • ISBN 10  0394820371
  • ISBN 13  9780394820378
  • Binding Paperback
  • Number of pages 272
  • Illustrator Jules Feiffer
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Norton Juster is an architect and planner, professor emeritus of design at Hampshire College, and the author of a number of highly acclaimed children's books, including The Dot and the Line, which was made into an Academy Award-winning animated film. He has collaborated with Sheldon Harnick on the libretto for an opera based on The Phantom Tollbooth. The musical adaptation, with a score by Arnold Black, premiered in 1995 and will soon be performed in schools and theaters nationwide. An amateur cook and professional eater, Mr. Juster lives with his wife in Amherst, Massachusetts.

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