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Juster's ingenious fantasy introduces young readers to Milo, a bored 10-year-old who comes home to find a large toy tollbooth sitting in his room. Milo drives through the tollbooth's gates and begins a memorable journey. He meets the Mathemagician, the not-so-wicked "which", and Faintly Macabre, who tells Milo of his "impossible" mission to return two princesses to the Kingdom of Wisdom.

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mollylasko, February 20, 2008 (view all comments by mollylasko)
An excellent book for all ages. This story stays with a person for years. Whenever I was bored as a child my mother would hand me this book. There's nothing like it to get your imagination going. Even at 21 I find myself going back over it, rereading my favorite parts, following the map to the castle in the air.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780375806704
Publisher:
Random House Trade
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Publication Date:
May 2000
Binding:
Mass Market Paperbou
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.84x4.16x.73 in. .31 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Juster's ingenious fantasy introduces young readers to Milo, a bored 10-year-old who comes home to find a large toy tollbooth sitting in his room. Milo drives through the tollbooth's gates and begins a memorable journey. He meets the Mathemagician, the not-so-wicked "which", and Faintly Macabre, who tells Milo of his "impossible" mission to return two princesses to the Kingdom of Wisdom.
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