The Phantom Tollbooth
by Norton Juster
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The Phantom Tollbooth is a children's adventure novel and a modern fairy tale published in 1961, written by Norton Juster and illustrated by Jules 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, drives through. He finds himself in the Kingdom of Wisdom. There he accepts a quest to rescue the princesses of the kingdom, acquires two faithful companions, and has many adventures.
This is one of my favorite books. It is a VERY funny and clever story about a journey through strange lands. The book is full of puns, wordplay and weirdness.
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- DrPanglossBooks (US)
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- The Phantom Tollbooth
- Norton Juster
- Jules Feiffer
- Book condition
- second hand - Very Good-
- Jacket condition
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- Epstein and Carroll
- Date Published
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