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The phantom tollbooth

Author: Norton Juster; Jules Feiffer; Maurice Sendak
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2015]
Series: Borzoi books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Milo, a young boy with little interest in anything, takes a trip through the Phantom Tollbooth to the Lands Beyond where he meets an enchanting cast of characters that teaches him the importance of words, numbers, ideas, creativity, and enthusiasm for life. Includes an introduction by Maurice Sendak and "Celebrations of The Phantom Tollbooth" by various authors.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Action and adventure fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Novels
Adventure fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Norton Juster; Jules Feiffer; Maurice Sendak
ISBN: 9780394815008 0394815009 9780394820378 0394820371
OCLC Number: 904942319
Notes: Originally published by Epstein & Carroll in 1961.
"With a special introduction by the author, an appreciation by Maurice Sendak, and tribute essays from favorite authors"--Jacket.
Maps on endpapers.
"Please note that the main text begins on page 9, following the pagination of the original book. This reflects the style of numbering books from the very first page, including front matter, that was customary at the time of publication."--Title page verso.
Description: xv, 279 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Milo --
Beyond expectations --
Welcome to Dictionopolis --
Confusion in the market place --
Short shrift --
Faintly Macabre's story --
The royal banquet --
The Humbug volunteers --
It's all in how you look at things --
A colorful symphony --
Dischord and Dynne --
The silent valley --
Unfortunate conclusions --
The Dodecahedron leads the way --
This way to infinity --
A very dirty bird --
Unwelcoming committee --
Castle in the air --
The return of Rhyme and Reason --
Good-by and hello.
Series Title: Borzoi books.
Responsibility: Norton Juster ; Illustrations by Jules Feiffer.

Abstract:

Milo, a young boy with little interest in anything, takes a trip through the Phantom Tollbooth to the Lands Beyond where he meets an enchanting cast of characters that teaches him the importance of words, numbers, ideas, creativity, and enthusiasm for life. Includes an introduction by Maurice Sendak and "Celebrations of The Phantom Tollbooth" by various authors.
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