The Phantom Tollbooth 50th Anniversary Edition
It has been fifty years—and millions of readers—since the world was first introduced to Milo and his adventures in the Lands Beyond with Tock, the Humbug, and the captive princesses Rhyme and Reason.Now we have a remarkable 50th anniversary edition to honor this universally adored and deeply... show more
It has been fifty years—and millions of readers—since the world was first introduced to Milo and his adventures in the Lands Beyond with Tock, the Humbug, and the captive princesses Rhyme and Reason.Now we have a remarkable 50th anniversary edition to honor this universally adored and deeply influential novel. This special edition will include: • Gorgeous packaging that features the classic original art stamped and debossed on the case with a transparent acetate jacket. • Brief essays from esteemed authors, educators, and artists, including Philip Pullman, Suzanne Collins, Jeanne Birdsall, Mo Willems, and several others. • Photos of the author and illustrator at the time of writing and today on the two-color endpapers. • The 35th anniversary essay by Maurice Sendak. • The complete text of the book.A perfect gift for longstanding fans and lucky new readers, the 50th anniversary edition of The Phantom Tollbooth is a book to cherish.
Publish date: October 25th 2011
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
"...the most important reason for going from one place to another is to see what's in between..." There were several lines from The Phantom Tollbooth that I could have chosen to start this blog post but this one really stuck with me. It might come as a surprise for you to learn that this was the f...
I ended up liking it. It took two tries, but I did. I actually enjoyed the cleverness of it the first time around too. I just got bored. I think It was because it is didactic. As a child, I used to despise books that used stories only to carry a message or lesson (I hated morality fables with a pass...
I have chosen The Phantom Tollbooth having never read the book. However, my mom has used the book in her classroom for many years and she always coming home to tell me new ideas she has for the book. The book is about a boy that travels to a fictional land to help release a princess. My mom has ment...
I needed something to listen to at work a couple of weeks back, and the only thing I could find from the library's collection was the audio version of the children's classic, The Phantom Tollbooth. It's been a few years since I read this with my kids, so I figured it was worth a shot. The story of b...
You know a book is good when I sacrifice my sanity and sleep for it. (Is one better than the other? I don't know.) Anyway, this book was one of the most beautifully written works of literature I have ever seen. I love the characters, the story, the language! Everything about it made me so happy and ...