The Phantom Tollbooth MOBI Ù The Phantom Epub /

The Phantom Tollbooth 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 And teach us some wisdom too” Enriched by Jules Feiffer’s splendid illustrations the wit wisdom and wordplay of Norton Juster’s offbeat fantasy are as beguiling as ever   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 uest 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


About the Author: Norton Juster

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 an Academy Award winning animated film He has collaborated with Sheldon Harnick on the libretto for an opera based on The Phantom Tollbooth The musical adaptation with a score by Arnold



10 thoughts on “The Phantom Tollbooth

  1. says:

    I just finished this book with my oldest boy I've been reading a chapter or two out loud to him every night when we can manage it I never read The Phantom Tollbooth before so it had no particular nostalgic ap


  2. says:

    JULYas part of my personal reading challenges for 2017 once a month i will be revisiting a favorite book from when i was a little bitty karen and seeing if it holds up to my fond memories and determining if i can sti


  3. says:

    ‘welcome to the island of conclusions’‘but how did we get here?’ wondered milo‘you jumped of course’ explained canby i must have read this book for the first time when i was about 9 or 10 and i will forever attr


  4. says:

    I don't remember much about this book except that I loved it to pieces and that the subtraction stew always made me really hungry


  5. says:

    My mother got this for us when I was 8 and it was first published in 1961 I still own that original edtion and it is not in great shape due to multiple readings This is as much an adult as a children's book Although I loved the story right


  6. says:

    You can swim all day in the Sea of Knowledge and still come out completely dry After a long time this is the first children book I've read It's a good book I read this book because of its amazing cover And the fact that it's my cousin's course boo


  7. says:

    I am a reader and I measure my life in books and the ones that I read in my very early years were probably the most formative You can learn a lot about a person by what their childhood was like whether they played outside all the time or preferred to stay


  8. says:

    Anyone who has a passion for words and wordplay will enjoy reading The Phantom Tollbooth In this charming children's book author Norton Juster takes us on an adventure with his main character Milo a young boy who enters a chaotic place called the Kingdom of Wisdom


  9. says:

    RESULTS ARE NOT GUARANTEED BUT IF NOT PERFECTLY SATISFIED YOUR WASTED TIME WILL BE REFUNDED That is the promise the boy Milo receives when he embarks on a hilarious adventure to rescue two princesses named Rhyme and Reason in a fantasy land beyond the Phantom Tollbooth wh


  10. says:

    This was a joy to read again It's amazing how much of this had faded from my memory since childhoodNorton takes all these common phrases and ideas and puts them together in a way that makes them feel absurd He remakes them This is a great book for kids starting out their reading


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