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The Phantom Tollbooth - Jules Feiffer, Norton Juster
The Phantom Tollbooth
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Illustrated in black-and-white. This ingenious fantasy centers around Milo, a bored ten-year-old who comes home to find a large toy tollbooth sitting in his room. Joining forces with a watchdog named Tock, Milo drives through the tollbooth's gates and begins a memorable journey. He meets such... show more
Illustrated in black-and-white. This ingenious fantasy centers around Milo, a bored ten-year-old who comes home to find a large toy tollbooth sitting in his room. Joining forces with a watchdog named Tock, Milo drives through the tollbooth's gates and begins a memorable journey. He meets such characters as the foolish, yet lovable Humbug, the Mathemagician, and the not-so-wicked "Which," Faintly Macabre, who gives Milo the "impossible" mission of returning two princesses to the Kingdom of Wisdom.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780394820378 (0394820371)
ASIN: 394820371
Publisher: Random House Bullseye Books
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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Books for my Classroom
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2.5 The Phantom Tollbooth
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...
Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it
4.0 One of the cases where the audiobook can't deliver what the text can.
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...
I Live in Many Worlds
I Live in Many Worlds rated it
5.0 The Phantom Tollbooth 50th Anniversary Edition by Norton Juster
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 ...
Ellinor's Litventures
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5.0 [#BookADayUK] Day 1: A Book That Made You Laugh Out Loud
Books only make me laugh when they are very silly. I have the impression that it's difficult to find them. The Phantom Tollbooth is one exception. I read it at the beginning of this year. It clearly was the craziest and funniest thing I've read in a while. The style reminded me a lot of Alice in Won...
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5.0
Okay, so you meet a person on match.com or crazysingles.net or desperatepeopleneetnotapply.org or something and you go and there the person is. Gorgeous. Smiling. The profile said "Successful doctor. Lover of books and words and children." But we know those things lie, so how can you tell? Wha...
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