The Phantom Tollbooth
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- Published Date: 1988-10-12
- Pages: 256
- Weight: 0.204 Kg
- Reading Level: Children's (6-12)(US Level: From Third Grade to Seventh Grade)
- Book Type: Children's Fiction
This tale of 10-year-old Milo and his experiences in the "Lands Beyond" has become a modern-day children's classic.
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Product Description (Source: NBD):
Illustrated in black-and-white. We're celebrating the thirty-fifthanniversary (1996) of this modern kids' classic with a special hardcoveredition! This ingenious fantasy centeres around Milo, a bored ten-year-old whocomes home to find a large toy tollbooth sitting in his room. Joining forceswith a watchdog named Tock, Milo drives through the tollbooth's gates andbegins a memorable journey. He meets such characters as the foolish, yetlovable Humbug, the Mathemagician, and the not-so-wicked "Which, " FaintlyMacabre, who gives Milo the "impossible" mission of returning two princesses tothe Kingdom of Wisdom...
Product Review (NBD):
" 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
About Author (NBD):
Norton Juster is an architect and the author of other highly acclaimed children s books, including The Dot and the Line, The Hello, Goodbye Window, illustrated by Chris Raschka, which received the Caldecott Medal, and The Odious Ogre, also illustrated by Jules Feiffer. Jules Feiffer is the author and illustrator of two novels for young readers, as well as several acclaimed picture books, including Bark, George and Meanwhile . . . He has won numerous prizes for his cartoons, plays, and screenplays."