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The Phantom Tollbooth

Norton Juster

Librarian's Note: For an alternate cover edition of the same ISBN, click here.Hailed as “a classic. . . . humorous, full of warmth and real invention” (The New Yorker), this beloved story -first published more than fifty years ago- introduces readers to Milo and his adventures in the Lands Beyond. For Milo, everything’s a bore. When a tollbooth mys...
Publish Date
1989-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
1989-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 1961
Goodreads rating
4.16
ISBN
9780394915005
Recommendations
3
Recommendations
2021-03-09T22:19:04.000Z
RIP Norton Juster. One of the all-time great American Storytellers and wordsmiths. THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH influenced me probably more than any other book ever.      source
2021-03-09T15:17:58.000Z
The fictional character that changed my life. RIP to Norton Juster. I can’t tell you what that book meant to me. It was, in fact, the main inspiration for the title of my podcast. Portal = Tollbooth Thank you for that one book. Perhaps my favorite of all time.      source
2021-03-16T16:41:01.000Z
In honor of Norton Juster, who just died, I pulled his masterpiece “The Phantom Tollbooth” off the shelf to re-read. My friend @magiciansbook wrote a great piece about why this book is so unforgettable:      source