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The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton JusterLibrarians Note: For an alternate cover edition of the same ISBN, click here.
Hailed as “a classic. . . . humorous, full of warmth and real invention” (The New Yorker), this beloved story -first published more than fifty years ago- introduces readers to Milo and his adventures in the Lands Beyond.
For Milo, everything’s a bore. When a tollbooth mysteriously appears in his room, he drives through only because he’s got nothing better to do. But on the other side, things seem different. Milo visits the Island of Conclusions (you get there by jumping), learns about time from a ticking watchdog named Tock, and even embarks on a quest to rescue Rhyme and Reason! Somewhere along the way, Milo realizes something astonishing. Life is far from dull. In fact, it’s exciting beyond his wildest dreams. . . .
Essential Modern Classics are relaunched in gorgeous new covers bringing these timeless story to a new generation. Milo's extraordinary voyage takes him into such places as the Land of Expectation, the Doldrums, the Mountains of Ignorance and the Castle in the Air. He meets the weirdest and most unexpected characters such as Tock, the watchdog, the Gelatinous Giant, and the Threadbare Excuse, who mumbles the same thing over and over again , and, once home, can hardly wait to try out the Tollbooth again. But will it be still there when he gets back from school? After my first reading of The Phantom Tollbooth, it became,and still remains, my favorite young reader book. I wrote two book reports on it for my middle school reading classes. I even received a copy
I really wished I read this as a kid or with children. It seems like I would have enjoyed it more. I still enjoyed reading it! One day I hope to read this to children of my own. This book is beyond amazing. Norton Juster adds new meaning to the word "witty".
Jan 26, Enriched by Jules Feiffer’s splendid illustrations, the wit, wisdom, and wordplay of Norton Juster’s offbeat fantasy are as beguiling as ever. When a tollbooth mysteriously appears in his room, he drives through only because he’s got nothing better to do. Milo visits the Island of.
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The Phantom Tollbooth is one of my most favorite childhood books, so this gets five stars; the annotations are enjoyable, but as another reviewer stated, not exactly earth shattering. That said, I I grew up adoring this book. A bored young boy finds a tollbooth in his bedroom when he gets home from school. He then proceeds to travel to a faraway land and go on adventures that teach him lessons The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth.
I really wished I read this as a kid or with children. It seems like I would have enjoyed it more. I still enjoyed reading it! One day I hope to read this to children of my own. This book is beyond amazing.