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    The Phantom Tollbooth (Paperback) By (author) Norton Juster, Illustrated by Jules Feiffer

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    DescriptionIllustrated 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...


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    Title
    The Phantom Tollbooth
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Norton Juster, Illustrated by Jules Feiffer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 133 mm
    Height: 197 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780394820378
    ISBN 10: 0394820371
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: FXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC E4L: FAN
    BIC subject category V2: YFH
    DC22: FIC
    BISAC V2.8: JUV001000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22500
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Book Type: JF
    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA
    B&T General Subject: 216
    Ingram Subject Code: CJ
    Libri: I-CJ
    LC subject heading: ,
    Ingram Theme: CTHD/CLASSI, CURR/LANGAR
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JUV007000
    LC classification: PZ7.J98 PH 1988
    BISAC V2.8: JUV019000, JUV037000
    Thema V1.0: YFA, YFH, YFC
    Edition
    35
    Edition statement
    35th
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House Books for Young Readers
    Publication date
    01 July 1993
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    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. "From the Hardcover edition."
    Review quote
    " I read [The Phantom Tollbooth] first when I was 10. I still have the book report I wrote, which began 'This is the best book ever.'" --Anna Quindlen, "The New York Times" "A classic... Humorous, full of warmth and real invention." --"The New Yorker"
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    Illustrated in black-and-white. This ingenious fantasy centers 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.