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Publisher Comments:

Illustrated in black-and-white. We're celebrating the thirty-fifth anniversary (1996) of this modern kids' classic with a special hardcover edition! This ingenious fantasy centeres around Milo, a bored ten-year-old who comes home to find a large toy tollbooth sitting in his room. Joining forces with a watchdog named Tock, Milo drives through the tollbooth's gates and begins a memorable journey. He meets such characters as the foolish, yet lovable Humbug, the Mathemagician, and the not-so-wicked "Which," Faintly Macabre, who gives Milo the "impossible" mission of returning two princesses to the Kingdom of Wisdom...

Synopsis:

Discovering a large toy tollbooth in his room, bored ten-year-old Milo drives through the tollbooth's gates and begins a memorable journey to the Kingdom of Wisdom with a watchdog named Tuck. Tour.

Synopsis:

A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and numbers provide a cure for his boredom.

About the Author

Norton Juster is an architect and the author of other highly acclaimed children's books, including The Dot and the Line, which was made into an Academy Award-winning film, The Hello, Goodbye Window, illustrated by Chris Raschka, which received the Caldecott Medal, and The Odious Ogre, also illustrated by Jules Feiffer. Mr. Juster lives with his wife in western Massachusetts.

Jules Feiffer is the author and illustrator of two novels for young readers, as well as several acclaimed picture books including Bark, George and Meanwhile.... He has won numerous prizes for his cartoons, plays, and screenplays. Mr. Feiffer lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Short shift — The humbug volunteers — Unfortunate conclusions — A very dirty bird.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375985294
Publisher:
Random House
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Action & Adventure - General
Calligrapher:
Feiffer, Jules
Author:
Juster, Norton
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Chinese
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Korean
Subject:
Children s-Staff Picks
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
1961
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
255

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"Synopsis" by , Discovering a large toy tollbooth in his room, bored ten-year-old Milo drives through the tollbooth's gates and begins a memorable journey to the Kingdom of Wisdom with a watchdog named Tuck. Tour.
"Synopsis" by , A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and numbers provide a cure for his boredom.
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