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The phantom tollbooth

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy

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    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.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Norton Juster ; illustrations by Jules Feiffer
    ContributionsFeiffer, Jules, ill
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.J9865 Ph 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25053842M
    ISBN 109780375869037, 9780375969034, 9780375985300
    LC Control Number2011029007


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In fact, Shmoop would argue that every single word in this book is fun. The Phantom Tollbooth  is a children's adventure novel and modern fairytale by Norton Juster It was published in with illustrations by Jule Feiffer. It tells the story of a bored young boy named Milo who unexpectedly receives a magic tollbooth one afternoon and, having nothing better to do, decides to drive through it in his toy car.

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Hope you enjoy it. “I read The Phantom Tollbooth first when I was 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 “The Phantom Tollbooth is the closest thing we have to a modern Alice in Wonderland.”—The.

E-BOOK EXCERPT. 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.

Author: Norton Juster; Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers ISBN: Category: Juvenile Fiction Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» 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.

About the Book One day Milo finds an enormous and mysterious package in his room. A phantom tollbooth, with a map to a weird world beyond. So Milo sets off on a fantastic voyage in which he meets: the not so wicked Witch, Faintly Macabre, Alec Bings. In an introductory "Appreciation" written by Maurice Sendak for the 35th anniversary edition, he states, " The Phantom Tollbooth leaps, soars, and abounds in right notes all over the place, as any proper masterpiece must."/5(K).

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He opens, and quickly realizes it is the contents for making a tollbooth/5(10). Tock, a "watchdog", is one of the three central characters of The Phantom Tollbooth. He is always sniffing around to see that nobody wastes time.A wise and protective yet friendly biomechanical watchdog, he saves Milo in the Doldrums and accompanies him throughout his entire adventure, giving him answers to his questions and advice to fix his problems and keep him out of trouble throughout.

The Phantom Tollbooth, written by Norton Juster and illustrated by Jules Feiffer, was reviewed by Bianca Schulze. Discover more books like The Phantom Tollbooth by following along with our reviews and articles tagged with Adventure Books with Life Lessons, Classics, Jules Feiffer, Middle Grade Books, Norton Juster, and Word Play.

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"I read The Phantom Tollbooth first when I was 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 "The Phantom Tollbooth is the closest thing we have to a modern Alice in Wonderland."—The Guardian5/5(1).

Through the Phantom Tollbooth lies a strange land and a series of even stranger adventures in which Milo meets King Azaz the Unabridged, the unhappy ruler of Dictionopolis; the Mathemagician, the ruler of Digitopolis; Faintly Macabre, the not-so-wicked Which; Alec Bings who sees through things; and the watchdog Tock, who ticks.

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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.

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Milo is a boy who is bored with life. One day he comes home to find a toll booth in his room. Having nothing better to do, he gets in his toy car and drives through - only to emerge in a world full of adventure/10(K).

When Milo receives a magic tollbooth, he drives his toy car through it into the Kingdom of Wisdom, once orderly but now in disarray. He soon discovers the problem: its two princesses, Rhyme and Reason, have been exiled.

With his friends, he rescues them, restoring order to the kingdom. Along the way, Milo develops an appreciation for learning. Tollbooth fans tend to be passionate in their fervor. Just listen to author Michael Chabon, from the introduction to the upcoming 50th anniversary edition.

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Finished. This book can be borrowed for 14 days. Get this from a library. The phantom tollbooth. [Norton Juster; Jules Feiffer] -- For Milo, everything's a bore.

What 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. The Phantom Tollbooth is a children's book written by Norton Juster.

Milo Turnerski, a school-aged boy, the main character, bored with life prior to receiving the gifts. He was a very confused boy. Milo's age is not stated. In early drafts, Juster put Milo's age at eight, then nine, before concluding that it was "not only unnecessary to.Puns in The Phantom Tollbooth Many of the characters in the book have names that are puns.

Early in the story, Milo meets a strange character called the Whether Man.'The Phantom Tollbooth' is an amusing and enjoyable story about the importance of learning. These questions will help you engage your students in discussions about the book.