6 edition of Phantom Tollbooth found in the catalog.
September 12, 1972
by Random House Books for Young Readers
Written in English
“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. 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.
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster. With almost 4 million copies sold over 50 years after its original publication, generations of readers have now journeyed with Milo to the Lands Beyond in this beloved classic that Philip Pullman says “comes up bright and new every time I read it it will continue to charm and delight for a very long time yet. SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics. This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster. In Norton Juster’s The Phantom Tollbooth, Milo is bored by the [ ].
Find books like The Phantom Tollbooth from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Phantom Tollbooth also liked: From t. 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.
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The Phantom Tollbooth Paperback – Octo by Norton Juster (Author)/5(K). The Phantom Tollbooth is a delightful book full of wordplay, and what incredible wordplay at that.
It is a children's book, which not just teaches about numbers and letters and words and responsibility, but I r I love (good) children's books, and this is definitely one of the best I've ever read/5. Norton Juster is an architect and planner, professor emeritus of design at Hampshire College, and the author of a number of highly acclaimed children's books, including The Dot and the Line, which was made into Phantom Tollbooth book Academy Award-winning animated has collaborated with Sheldon Harnick on the libretto for an opera based on The Phantom Tollbooth/5().
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.
Clearly a book by an unabashedly brainy adult, it evangelizes intellectualism with glee, which some kids are going to find more entertaining than others. But a book does not remain a hit for more than half a century without striking a chord in the hearts of a sizeable audience, and THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH has garnered a huge, multi-generational following.5/5.
Tollbooth is a product of a time and place that fills me with fierce nostalgia. It was published in New York City inthat golden moment in American children’s book publishing when we lucky kids—Norton, Jules, myself, and many more—were all swept up in a publishing adventure full of risks and high jinks that has nearly faded from memory.4/5(32).
The Phantom Tollbooth is a novel by Norton Juster that was first published in Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. The Phantom Tollbooth Illustrated by Jules Feiffer To Andy and Kenny, who waited so patiently. "One (1) genuine turnpike tollbooth to be erected according to directions.
"Three (3) precautionary signs to be used in a pre-cautionary fashion. "Assorted coins for use in paying tolls. "One (1) map, up to date and carefully drawn by mas-ter cartographers, depicting natural and man-made features.
"One (1) book of rules and traffic regulations. I still have the book report I wrote, which began ‘This is the best book ever.’”—The New York Times “The Phantom Tollbooth is the closest thing we have to a modern Alice in Wonderland.”—The Guardian “The book lingers long after turning the final page A classic indeed.” —Los Angeles Review of Books/5(K).
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.
The Phantom Tollbooth is a children's book written in by Norton Juster, an architect with a passion for planning, order, and, especially, the main character, Milo, on himself, Juster created an adventure story filled with philosophy, mathematics, and clever wordplay disguised as a fantastical tale of heroism and bravery where the child is the hero and the adults are forever in Author: Norton Juster.
The Phantom Tollbooth By Norton Juster Synopsis 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 timeFile Size: KB.
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Hope you enjoy it. The Phantom Tollbooth ; Rhyme reason; Study Guide. Rhyme and Reason in The Phantom Tollbooth. By Norton Juster. Rhyme and Reason. If you're already thinking that you'll name your next pair of pets Rhyme and Reason, we already have dibs on that.
Okay, just wanted to get that out there. Norton Juster - The Phantom Tollbooth. Mile after mile after mile after mile he drove, and now, gradually, the car went slower and slower, until it was hardly moving at all.4/5(32).
'The Phantom Tollbooth' is a story that includes many types of figurative language. This lesson will introduce several examples of the literary devices used in this story, including onomatopoeia.
So begins The Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster’s classic novel – and it’s all action from there. Milo is sent a “strange package” containing “One Genuine Turnpike Tollbooth”. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of results for Books: "phantom tollbooth" Skip to main search results.
Test your knowledge on all of The Phantom Tollbooth. Perfect prep for The Phantom Tollbooth quizzes and tests you might have in school.The Phantom Tollbooth is a book about a boy named Milo, who thinks everything is boring. Milo gets a package one day, even though he didn’t order anything.
What could this mysterious package be? This is one of Norton Juster’s many books, including The Dot and The Line (), Neville (), The Hello Goodbye Window (), and many more/5(49).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.